Q1 2019 Earnings Forecast for Healthequity Inc (HQY) Issued By KeyCorp

Healthequity Inc (NASDAQ:HQY) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp decreased their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for Healthequity in a report issued on Wednesday, April 4th. KeyCorp analyst D. Hooker now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.22 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.23. KeyCorp has a “Overweight” rating and a $72.00 price target on the stock.

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A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on HQY. SunTrust Banks lifted their price objective on shares of Healthequity to $70.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. Oppenheimer lifted their price objective on shares of Healthequity from $58.00 to $68.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. JPMorgan Chase decreased their price objective on shares of Healthequity from $52.00 to $51.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Healthequity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 3rd. Finally, Barrington Research lifted their price objective on shares of Healthequity to $65.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Healthequity has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $66.50.

Shares of NASDAQ:HQY opened at $62.82 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $3,829.00, a P/E ratio of 116.33, a PEG ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 1.39. Healthequity has a 1 year low of $40.21 and a 1 year high of $68.75.

Healthequity (NASDAQ:HQY) last announced its earnings results on Monday, March 19th. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06. Healthequity had a net margin of 20.64% and a return on equity of 13.47%. The company had revenue of $60.44 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $58.46 million.

In other Healthequity news, VP Darcy G. Mott sold 9,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.00, for a total value of $456,000.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 99,500 shares in the company, valued at $4,776,000. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Ashley Dreier sold 12,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total transaction of $624,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 17,652 shares in the company, valued at approximately $917,904. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 735,081 shares of company stock worth $39,413,118 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 29.00% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Healthequity by 151.4% during the fourth quarter. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC now owns 25,325 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,182,000 after purchasing an additional 15,250 shares during the period. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB acquired a new position in shares of Healthequity during the fourth quarter worth $220,000. Westover Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Healthequity during the fourth quarter worth $702,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Healthequity during the fourth quarter worth $1,090,000. Finally, Two Sigma Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Healthequity during the fourth quarter worth $208,000. Institutional investors own 99.38% of the company’s stock.

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Healthequity Company Profile

HealthEquity, Inc provides a range of solutions for managing healthcare accounts (Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)) for health plans, insurance companies and third-party administrators. The Company is engaged in technology-enabled services platforms that allow consumers to make healthcare saving and spending decisions.

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