NASDAQ:ATHN - athenahealth Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$154.22 +3.74 (+2.49 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$154.22
Today's Range$149.83 - $154.52
52-Week Range$111.61 - $163.94
Volume733,794 shs
Average Volume495,618 shs
Market Capitalization$6.10 billion
P/E Ratio98.23
Dividend YieldN/A
athenahealth logoathenahealth, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides network-based medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for medical groups and health systems. It offers athenaCollector, a network-enabled billing and practice management solution; athenaClinicals, an electronic health record for managing patient's clinical documentation; athenaCommunicator, an engagement and communication solution that provides an automated communication service between patients and provider practices for interactions outside the exam room; and athenaCoordinator for order transmission and care coordination services. The company also provides athenahealth Population Health, a cloud-based population health service; and Epocrates services that include clinical information and decision support services in the areas of drug and disease information, medical calculator and tools, clinical guidelines, clinical messaging, and market research. In addition, it offers athenahealth Health Plan data exchange facilitates to exchange the data between providers and health plans for the healthcare operations of clients; athenaOne Analytics that includes an analytics and dashboard application, as well as provides visibility into the financial and operational health of an organization; and pre-certification processing and referral processing services. The company serves healthcare providers, medical groups, and health systems through its direct sales force and channel partners in the United States and internationally. athenahealth, Inc. was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to athenahealth, Inc. in November 2000. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23
Current Ratio2.62
Quick Ratio2.62


Trailing P/E Ratio98.23
Forward P/E Ratio48.34
P/E Growth2.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Price / Sales5.12
Cash Flow$5.4074 per share
Price / Cash28.52
Book Value$19.78 per share
Price / Book7.80


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.57
Net Income$53.10 million
Net Margins8.71%
Return on Equity14.71%
Return on Assets9.30%


Outstanding Shares40,500,000
Market Cap$6.10 billion

athenahealth (NASDAQ:ATHN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is athenahealth's stock symbol?

athenahealth trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ATHN."

How were athenahealth's earnings last quarter?

athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 30th. The health services provider reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.47. The health services provider had revenue of $323.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $334.77 million. athenahealth had a return on equity of 14.71% and a net margin of 8.71%. The business's revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.51 EPS. View athenahealth's Earnings History.

When is athenahealth's next earnings date?

athenahealth is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for athenahealth.

What price target have analysts set for ATHN?

20 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for athenahealth's shares. Their forecasts range from $127.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate athenahealth's share price to reach $156.55 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for athenahealth.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for athenahealth?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for athenahealth in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for athenahealth.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about athenahealth stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about athenahealth stock:
  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Technology strategy evolving. After its analyst meeting in February, our sense was that the company was trying to add more capabilities to its platform in order to create more value for existing clients. It appears as though the strategy is far more complicated as the company is attempting to move from a monolithic platform" to provide micro-services". In essence, the company will attempt to unbundle its services and allow providers to use these services on an incremental basis. This development work has been underway for some time now. The company was reluctant to commit to when the micro-services" will be commercially available. But the transition is an important component of the company’s future growth strategy." (5/14/2018)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We remain neutral on the stock until we get a better understanding of the restructuring initiatives, financial predictability, and the go-forward growth strategy. Pre-call takeaways: Upside to revenue, with significant bottom-line beat. Rev. of $329.2M (+14.2%) beat our est. $324.8M and cons. $320.0M, and came in at the high end of implied guidance range $309-$329M. Beats on adjusted gross margin and all expense line items enabled the company to post non-GAAP op. inc. of $77.6M (+82.6%), far surpassing us and cons. both near ~$45M and implied guidance of $38-53M. Adj-EPS of $1.11 also beat our est. $0.65 and cons. $0.63." (2/1/2018)

Who are some of athenahealth's key competitors?

Who are athenahealth's key executives?

athenahealth's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Prakash Khot, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Daniel P. Haley, Sr. VP and Chief Legal & Admin. Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jonathan Porter, Sr. VP & Chief Product Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Immelt, Exec. Chairman of Directors (Age 61)
  • Mr. Marc A. Levine, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 58)

Has athenahealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ATHN stock has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. athenahealth earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the health services provider an impact score of 47.51 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for athenahealth.

Who are athenahealth's major shareholders?

athenahealth's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (11.82%), Morgan Stanley (11.27%), FMR LLC (5.02%), Nomura Holdings Inc. (4.54%), BlackRock Inc. (4.30%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.27%). Company insiders that own athenahealth stock include Amy Abernethy, Bradford Kyle Armbrester, Brandon H Hull, Daniel P Haley, David Eric Robinson, Ed Park, Jeffrey R Immelt, John A Kane, Jonathan Bush, Jonathan D Porter, Karl Stubelis and Timothy John O'brien. View Institutional Ownership Trends for athenahealth.

Which institutional investors are selling athenahealth stock?

ATHN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nomura Holdings Inc., FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold athenahealth company stock in the last year include Amy Abernethy, Bradford Kyle Armbrester, Brandon H Hull, Daniel P Haley, David Eric Robinson, Jonathan Bush, Jonathan D Porter and Timothy John O'brien. View Insider Buying and Selling for athenahealth.

Which institutional investors are buying athenahealth stock?

ATHN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, ARK Investment Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Global Thematic Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for athenahealth.

How do I buy shares of athenahealth?

Shares of ATHN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is athenahealth's stock price today?

One share of ATHN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $154.22.

How big of a company is athenahealth?

athenahealth has a market capitalization of $6.10 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $53.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.57 on an earnings per share basis. athenahealth employs 5,156 workers across the globe.

How can I contact athenahealth?

athenahealth's mailing address is 311 ARSENAL STREET, WATERTOWN MA, 02472. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 617-402-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for athenahealth (NASDAQ ATHN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  568 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  638 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,206
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by Staff

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