Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) Upgraded by ValuEngine to “Hold”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday, February 2nd.

A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on Teladoc from $42.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Jefferies Group began coverage on Teladoc in a research note on Friday, January 26th. They set a buy rating and a $40.00 price target for the company. KeyCorp reissued a buy rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of Teladoc in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Citigroup began coverage on Teladoc in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. They set a buy rating for the company. Finally, Deutsche Bank began coverage on Teladoc in a research note on Friday, December 8th. They set a buy rating and a $39.00 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. Teladoc presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $39.43.

Shares of Teladoc (TDOC) traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $32.95. The company had a trading volume of 1,092,266 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,163,216. Teladoc has a 52-week low of $19.60 and a 52-week high of $38.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 5.08 and a quick ratio of 5.08. The company has a market cap of $1,879.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of -22.88 and a beta of 0.49.

In other Teladoc news, CEO Jason N. Gorevic sold 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.99, for a total transaction of $3,299,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 718,261 shares in the company, valued at approximately $23,695,430.39. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Mark Hirschhorn sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.99, for a total value of $989,700.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 5,203 shares in the company, valued at $171,646.97. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 4.47% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Raymond James Trust N.A. increased its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 36.2% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 9,943 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $330,000 after acquiring an additional 2,643 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 8.1% in the 3rd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 36,079 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $1,196,000 after acquiring an additional 2,697 shares during the period. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 134.2% in the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 4,724 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $164,000 after acquiring an additional 2,707 shares during the period. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA increased its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 0.5% in the 4th quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA now owns 566,096 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $19,728,000 after acquiring an additional 2,784 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Teladoc in the 4th quarter valued at $101,000.

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About Teladoc

Teladoc, Inc is a telehealth company. The Company offers telehealth platform, delivering on-demand healthcare anytime, anywhere, through mobile devices, the Internet, video and phone. The Company’s solution connects its Members, with its over 3,000 board certified physicians and behavioral health professionals treating a range of conditions and cases from acute diagnoses, such as upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infection and sinusitis to dermatological conditions, anxiety and smoking cessation.

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