Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) Share Price

News stories about eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. eHealth earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8526160498771 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised eHealth from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research lowered eHealth from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. TheStreet lowered eHealth from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. BidaskClub lowered eHealth from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Craig Hallum reissued a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on shares of eHealth in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.33.

Shares of eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) traded down $0.45 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $16.16. The stock had a trading volume of 167,202 shares, compared to its average volume of 148,697. eHealth has a 12-month low of $10.35 and a 12-month high of $28.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $300.93, a P/E ratio of -14.05 and a beta of 1.67.

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eHealth Company Profile

eHealth, Inc provides a private online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. The Company is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, a private health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health insurance products from various insurers side-by-side, and purchase and enroll in coverage online through its Websites (www.eHealth.com, www.eHealthInsurance.com, www.eHealthMedicare.com, www.Medicare.com and www.PlanPrescriber.com) or telephonically through its customer care centers.

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