WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) – Analysts at KeyCorp issued their FY2018 EPS estimates for shares of WebMD Health Corp. in a research note issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst D. Hooker expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $2.20 for the year. KeyCorp has a “Buy” rating on the stock.

WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) last posted its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.01. The company earned $167.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $165.46 million. WebMD Health Corp. had a net margin of 11.05% and a return on equity of 40.02%. WebMD Health Corp.’s quarterly revenue was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.32 EPS.

WBMD has been the topic of several other reports. Mizuho assumed coverage on shares of WebMD Health Corp. in a report on Monday, July 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $68.00 price objective on the stock. Leerink Swann reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on shares of WebMD Health Corp. in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of WebMD Health Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Citigroup Inc. upped their price objective on shares of WebMD Health Corp. from $62.00 to $64.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of WebMD Health Corp. in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $64.79.

WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) traded up 0.67% during trading on Monday, reaching $49.88. 79,508 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.71 and a beta of 0.57. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $51.21 and its 200-day moving average price is $58.77. WebMD Health Corp. has a one year low of $40.51 and a one year high of $67.55.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new position in WebMD Health Corp. during the second quarter valued at $1,807,000. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC bought a new position in WebMD Health Corp. during the second quarter valued at $388,000. Mason Street Advisors LLC bought a new position in WebMD Health Corp. during the second quarter valued at $1,025,000. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in WebMD Health Corp. by 2.0% in the second quarter. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 55,716 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,238,000 after buying an additional 1,113 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in WebMD Health Corp. by 0.3% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 180,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,469,000 after buying an additional 607 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 84.19% of the company’s stock.

WebMD Health Corp. Company Profile

WebMD Health Corp. is a provider of health information services. The Company provides its services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications. The WebMD Health Network includes: www.WebMD.com, its primary public portal for consumers and related mobile-optimized sites and mobile apps; www.Medscape.com, its primary public portal for physicians and other healthcare professionals and related mobile services; and other sites through which, the Company provides its branded health and wellness content, tools and services.

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