Evolent Health (EVH) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.04 Per Share

Brokerages expect Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH) to announce earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.04) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have provided estimates for Evolent Health’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.07) and the highest is ($0.02). Evolent Health posted earnings per share of ($0.14) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 71.4%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, May 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Evolent Health will report full-year earnings of ($0.08) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.23) to $0.07. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $0.15 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.07) to $0.30. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Evolent Health.

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Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. The technology company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.10). Evolent Health had a negative return on equity of 3.51% and a negative net margin of 14.05%. The business had revenue of $113.97 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $111.09 million.

EVH has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Citigroup initiated coverage on Evolent Health in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. ValuEngine downgraded Evolent Health from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Canaccord Genuity cut their target price on Evolent Health from $27.00 to $24.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Evolent Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Finally, Wells Fargo cut their target price on Evolent Health from $27.00 to $20.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.33.

In other Evolent Health news, Director Unitedhealth Group Inc sold 3,040,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.70, for a total value of $41,648,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 8.79% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in EVH. Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its position in shares of Evolent Health by 14.1% during the 3rd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 105,375 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,876,000 after acquiring an additional 13,057 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its position in shares of Evolent Health by 18.1% during the 3rd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 54,474 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $970,000 after acquiring an additional 8,351 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in shares of Evolent Health by 155.5% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 565,410 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $10,065,000 after acquiring an additional 344,113 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Evolent Health during the 3rd quarter valued at $156,000. Finally, American International Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Evolent Health by 45.9% during the 3rd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 34,931 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $622,000 after acquiring an additional 10,995 shares during the last quarter.

EVH stock traded down $0.35 on Monday, reaching $14.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 779,280 shares, compared to its average volume of 894,927. Evolent Health has a 52 week low of $10.30 and a 52 week high of $27.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,161.56, a price-to-earnings ratio of -20.93 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 2.85 and a quick ratio of 2.85.

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About Evolent Health

Evolent Health, Inc, through its subsidiary, Evolent Health LLC, provides health care delivery and payment solutions in the United States. The company operates as a managed services firm that supports health systems and physician organizations in migration toward value-based care and population health management.

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