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 (,,, and 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 ( and

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EHTH
  • CUSIP: 28238P10
  • Web:
  • 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
  • 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
  • EBIDTA: $7.13 million
  • Net Margins: -0.13%
  • Return on Equity: 1.16%
  • Return on Assets: 0.89%
  • Current Ratio: 5.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.76%
  • 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 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 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)
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 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)


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


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

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)


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



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