eHealth Company Profile (NASDAQ:EHTH)

About eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)

eHealth logoeHealth, 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. The Company also offers various online and pharmacy-based tools to help seniors navigate Medicare health insurance options, choose the right plan, and enroll in plans online or telephonically. It markets the availability of individual and family, small business and ancillary health insurance plans of various insurance carriers through its e-commerce platforms (www.eHealth.com and www.eHealthInsurance.com).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EHTH
  • CUSIP: 28238P10
  • Web: www.ehealthinsurance.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $329.55 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 18,431,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.96
  • 52 Week Range: $6.38 - $18.47
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -59.60
  • P/E Growth: -3.45
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $192.05 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.72
  • Book Value: $6.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.92
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $7.13 million
  • Net Margins: -0.13%
  • Return on Equity: 1.16%
  • Return on Assets: 0.89%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 5.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.76%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 220,945 shs.
  • Beta: 1.56
  • Short Ratio: 6.8
 

Frequently Asked Questions for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)

What is eHealth's stock symbol?

eHealth trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EHTH."

How were eHealth's earnings last quarter?

eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $1.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $1.55. The company had revenue of $78.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $69.97 million. eHealth had a negative net margin of 0.13% and a positive return on equity of 1.16%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.10 EPS. View eHealth's Earnings History.

What guidance has eHealth issued on next quarter's earnings?

eHealth issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.96-0.86) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($1.41). The company issued revenue guidance of $165-175 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $169.30 million.

Where is eHealth's stock going? Where will eHealth's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for eHealth's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect eHealth's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for eHealth.

What are analysts saying about eHealth stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about eHealth stock:

  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that online enrollment for small businesses would be removed from healthcare.gov. The SHOP program had very little impact on eHealth but the decision may be an indicator of CMS’ next step regarding individual exchanges." (5/11/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "eHealth, Inc. is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. eHealthInsurance presents complex health insurance information in an objective, user-friendly format, enabling the research, analysis, comparison and purchase of health insurance products that best meet consumers' needs. eHealth and eHealthInsurance.com are registered trademarks of eHealthInsurance Services, Inc. eHealth, Inc. and its technology was responsible for the nation's first Internet-based sale of a health insurance policy. The Company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. " (5/9/2017)
  • 3. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "While we credit management with adding transparency and accountability, its LT financial goal of doubling revenue and generating 20%+ margins seems aspirational. The IFP business is rapidly shrinking and visibility post Trump's replacement plan is low. Meanwhile, Medicare is still losing money and the shift in member acquisition strategy is still unproven. We remain Hold rated as the road to recovery is too long for us to get constructive at this point." (2/24/2017)

Are investors shorting eHealth?

eHealth saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,549,895 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the April 13th total of 1,409,645 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 238,668 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.5 days.

Who are some of eHealth's key competitors?

Who owns eHealth stock?

eHealth's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CANNELL CAPITAL LLC (9.60%), FLYNN JAMES E (8.24%), Wellington Management Group LLP (8.02%), Redmile Group LLC (6.46%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.08%) and Cannell Capital LLC (4.99%). Company insiders that own eHealth stock include Gary L Lauer, James E Flynn, Michael Goldberg, Robert S Hurley, Scott N Flanders and Stuart Huizinga. View Institutional Ownership Trends for eHealth.

Who sold eHealth stock? Who is selling eHealth stock?

eHealth's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, American International Group Inc. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for eHealth.

Who bought eHealth stock? Who is buying eHealth stock?

eHealth's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cannell Capital LLC, Redmile Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, California Public Employees Retirement System and Cowen Prime Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought eHealth stock in the last two years include Michael Goldberg, Robert S Hurley and Scott N Flanders. View Insider Buying and Selling for eHealth.

How do I buy eHealth stock?

Shares of eHealth can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of eHealth stock cost?

One share of eHealth stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.88.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (0.67% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$15.00 -> $20.00LowView Rating Details
5/11/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$20.00MediumView Rating Details
1/11/2017Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> Buy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
8/23/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/31/2015Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/30/2015Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$14.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2015Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$14.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Earnings by Quarter for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Earnings History by Quarter for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.26$1.81$69.97 million$78.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416($1.03)($0.79)$42.18 million$43.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316($0.05)($0.23)$36.02 million$32.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.09$0.09$37.93 million$37.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.40$1.10$67.76 million$73.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415($0.42)($0.56)$41.61 million$50.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.16$0.30$36.46 million$38.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.05$0.44$37.46 million$39.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115($0.20)$0.19$45.63 million$61.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414($0.57)($0.47)$44.20 million$45.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.06$0.09$41.40 million$41.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.08$0.16$47.40 million$42.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.02)($0.07)$51.37 million$50.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413($0.05)($0.01)$53.95 million$54.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.02$0.08$41.35 million$42.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.12$38.99 million$39.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.15$0.17$41.48 million$43.21 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.13$0.18$46.15 million$45.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.06$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.12$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.08$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.14$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.04($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.07$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.19$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.30 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.22%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.47%
Insider Trades by Quarter for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/27/2017James E FlynnInsiderSell426,954$11.66$4,978,283.64View SEC Filing  
4/13/2017James E FlynnInsiderSell150,000$11.00$1,650,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2017James E FlynnInsiderSell232,101$11.38$2,641,309.38View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Robert S. HurleyEVPBuy6,500$9.12$59,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Scott N. FlandersCEOBuy117,000$9.15$1,070,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Michael GoldbergDirectorBuy25,000$9.28$232,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016James E FlynnInsiderSell204,854$14.21$2,910,975.34View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016James E FlynnMajor ShareholderSell178,454$14.20$2,534,046.80View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016James E FlynnInsiderSell43,300$13.88$601,004.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016James E FlynnInsiderSell63,736$13.92$887,205.12View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016James E FlynnInsiderSell99,508$13.85$1,378,185.80View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016James E FlynnInsiderSell212,581$14.13$3,003,769.53View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Stuart HuizingaCFOSell24,999$12.32$307,987.68View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Gary L LauerCEOSell99,999$12.59$1,258,987.41View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Scott N FlandersDirectorSell6,076$12.88$78,258.88View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015James E FlynnInsiderBuy30,103$9.52$286,580.56View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015James E FlynnInsiderBuy1,000,000$20.30$20,300,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014James E FlynnInsiderBuy3,131$21.05$65,907.55View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014William T ShaughnessyCOOBuy2,354$21.21$49,928.34View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014James E FlynnInsiderBuy329,540$19.88$6,551,255.20View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Jack L Oliver IIIDirectorSell3,038$35.10$106,633.80View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Robert HurleyVPSell18,323$35.07$642,587.61View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Jack Oliver IIIDirectorSell5,000$44.95$224,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Healthcor Management, L.P.InsiderSell525,000$43.00$22,575,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell2,519$28.38$71,489.22View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell1,111$27.78$30,863.58View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Randall LivingstonDirectorSell1,000$28.34$28,340.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$31.68$158,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$22.58$112,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$23.79$118,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$24.75$123,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$24.59$122,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Randall S LivingstonDirectorSell1,000$24.39$24,390.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Stuart HuizingaCFOSell5,000$22.38$111,900.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2013Gary L LauerCEOSell14,600$24.45$356,970.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
Latest Headlines for eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth Provides Health Insurance Advice for 2017 College Grads With Limited Health Insurance Options
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 12:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue?
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth Applauds New CMS Guidance to Permit Consumers to Enroll in Qualified Health Plans with a Tax Credit through Web-Brokers Like eHealth.com
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 10:29 AM
nasdaq.com logoNotable Wednesday Option Activity: EHTH, MS, FIVE
www.nasdaq.com - May 17 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $29.2 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) to Post -$0.73 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) PT Lowered to $91.00 at Cantor Fitzgerald
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoObamacare's crushing cost to some families: 49 percent price hike since 2014, premiums of $14,300
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoObamacare's crushing cost to some families: 49 percent price hike since 2014, premiums of $14,300
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Given Buy Rating at Cantor Fitzgerald
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth, Inc. to Host Investor & Analyst Day
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUsers of eHealth’s Prescription Drug Coverage Comparison Tool Found Median Savings of More than $1,600
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Average Four-Person Family Will Spend Over $14,300 on Health Insurance Premiums in 2017, According to eHealth Price Index Report
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth Appoints Ian Kalin as the Company’s Chief Data Officer
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Lifted to C at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect eHealth (EHTH) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth, Inc.: Leading performance but fundamentals not looking strong?
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 4:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why eHealth, Inc. Is Looking a Lot Healthier
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 5:59 PM
fool.com logoHere's Why eHealth, Inc. Is Looking a Lot Healthier
www.fool.com - April 28 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EHTH earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 5:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $1.54 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Insider James E. Flynn Sells 426,954 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: eHealth, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEHealth beats Street 1Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$71.16 Million in Sales Expected for eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Given News Impact Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) to Announce $0.26 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 11:34 AM
seekingalpha.com logoCEO says eHealth on track to meet year's guidance
seekingalpha.com - April 24 at 3:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Very Likely to Affect eHealth (EHTH) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 10:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect eHealth (EHTH) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Insider Sells 150,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2017 Earnings Results on April 27 at 5 pm. Eastern Time
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 5:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to eHealth, Inc. : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Insider Sells 232,101 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 3:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoeHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Receives "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:05 AM
streetinsider.com logoeHealth (EHTH) Completes Review of Strategic Alternatives; to Focus on Execution of Strategic Business Plan
www.streetinsider.com - March 24 at 10:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoeHealth, Inc. Announces Completion of Strategic Alternatives Review
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 5:11 PM

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