eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) Director Dale B. Wolf acquired 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 31st. The shares were bought at an average price of $71.06 per share, with a total value of $142,120.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 8,164 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $580,133.84. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

NASDAQ EHTH opened at $69.14 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.23, a P/E/G ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.03. eHealth, Inc. has a 52 week low of $52.71 and a 52 week high of $152.19. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $101.75 and a 200-day moving average price of $114.03. The company has a quick ratio of 6.12, a current ratio of 5.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06.

eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $88.77 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $83.34 million. eHealth had a return on equity of 12.68% and a net margin of 13.74%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that eHealth, Inc. will post 2.86 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank raised their price objective on eHealth from $138.00 to $170.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 24th. Raymond James lowered their target price on eHealth from $165.00 to $115.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 27th. Citigroup lowered their target price on eHealth from $135.00 to $125.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded eHealth from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $83.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded eHealth from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $145.83.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in shares of eHealth by 8.3% during the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,579 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $222,000 after acquiring an additional 121 shares in the last quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. boosted its position in shares of eHealth by 10.6% during the second quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,305 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $128,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of eHealth by 8.4% during the first quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,113 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $298,000 after buying an additional 164 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of eHealth by 7.9% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,829 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $399,000 after buying an additional 207 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. purchased a new position in shares of eHealth during the first quarter valued at approximately $29,000.

eHealth Company Profile

eHealth, Inc provides private health insurance exchange services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Medicare; and Individual, Family and Small Business. Its e-commerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare, and purchase a range of health insurance plans.

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