WebMD Health Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:WBMD)

About WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)

WebMD Health Corp. logoWebMD Health Corp. is a provider of health information services. The Company provides its services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals through its Websites, mobile applications and health-focused publications. Advertisers and sponsors use The WebMD Health Network to reach and engage healthcare professionals and consumers who are interested in healthy living, wellness, diseases and conditions, and other health-related topics. It also markets services under the WebMD Health Services brand that help employers and health plans improve the health and wellness of their employee and plan participant populations. The WebMD Health Network includes www.WebMD.com, its primary Website for consumers and related mobile applications; www.Medscape.com, its primary Website for physicians and other healthcare professionals and related mobile applications; and other Websites through which it provides its branded health and wellness content, tools and services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Internet Services
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WBMD
  • CUSIP: 94770V10
  • Web: www.wbmd.com/
  • Market Cap: $2.43 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,506,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.35
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.11
  • 52 Week Range: $48.10 - $66.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.12
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $708.99 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.42
  • Book Value: $13.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.80
  • EBITDA: $184.52 million
  • Net Margins: 10.74%
  • Return on Equity: 15.50%
  • Return on Assets: 4.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.28%
  • Current Ratio: 2.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.12%
  • Average Volume: 1.31 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.79
  • Short Ratio: 2.59

Frequently Asked Questions for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)

What is WebMD Health Corp.'s stock symbol?

WebMD Health Corp. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WBMD."

How were WebMD Health Corp.'s earnings last quarter?

WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $171.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.96 million. WebMD Health Corp. had a return on equity of 15.50% and a net margin of 10.74%. The business's revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.32 earnings per share. View WebMD Health Corp.'s Earnings History.

When will WebMD Health Corp. make its next earnings announcement?

WebMD Health Corp. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for WebMD Health Corp..

Where is WebMD Health Corp.'s stock going? Where will WebMD Health Corp.'s stock price be in 2017?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for WebMD Health Corp.'s shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect WebMD Health Corp.'s stock price to reach $64.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WebMD Health Corp..

Are investors shorting WebMD Health Corp.?

WebMD Health Corp. saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,437,080 shares, a decrease of 20.0% from the August 31st total of 5,546,544 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 890,647 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 11.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of WebMD Health Corp.'s key competitors?

Who are WebMD Health Corp.'s key executives?

WebMD Health Corp.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Martin J. Wygod, Chairman of the Board
  • Steven L. Zatz M.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Blake DeSimone, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Rick Treese, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Douglas W. Wamsley, Executive Vice President, Co-General Counsel, Secretary
  • Michael B. Glick, Executive Vice President, Co-General Counsel
  • Mark J. Adler M.D., Independent Director
  • Ian G. Banwell, Independent Director
  • Neil F. Dimick CPA, Independent Director
  • James V. Manning, Independent Director

Who owns WebMD Health Corp. stock?

WebMD Health Corp.'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BLUE HARBOUR GROUP, L.P. (7.13%). Company insiders that own WebMD Health Corp. stock include Douglas W Wamsley, James V Manning, Joseph E Smith, Kristiina Md Vuori, Mark J Md Adler, Martin J Wygod, Michael B Glick and Neil F Dimick. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WebMD Health Corp..

How do I buy WebMD Health Corp. stock?

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

What is WebMD Health Corp.'s stock price today?

One share of WebMD Health Corp. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.48.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ WBMD)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  282 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  490
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WebMD Health Corp. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $64.00 (3.73% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Price Target History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Analysts' Ratings History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/2/2017KeyCorpDowngradeOverweightLowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$62.00 -> $66.50LowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Mkt PerformLowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Leerink SwannDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$60.00 -> $66.50LowView Rating Details
7/25/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$60.00 -> $66.50LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017William BlairReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/15/2017Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$55.00MediumView Rating Details
2/17/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 -> $55.00N/AView Rating Details
12/4/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuy$72.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutral$62.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$75.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00 -> $48.02N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Earnings by Quarter for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Earnings History by Quarter for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ WBMD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.27$0.30$152.53 million$154.06 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.67$0.73$206.99 million$207.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.40$0.47$169.96 million$171.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216$0.38$0.39$165.40 million$167.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.33$0.36$156.61 million$158.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.57$0.60$189.93 million$192.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.28$0.32$150.62 million$152.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.23$0.32$147.13 million$148.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.22$0.25$142.10 million$143.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.32$0.38$160.84 million$162.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.24$0.23$143.30 million$143.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.19$0.23$139.95 million$140.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.11$0.15$132.36 million$133.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.22$0.25$145.15 million$146.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.08$0.10$129.74 million$130.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.06$0.05$124.43 million$125.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013($0.12)($0.03)$106.64 million$112.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012($0.02)$0.08$124.14 million$132.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312($0.09)($0.02)$115.05 million$117.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012($0.12)($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012($0.13)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.35$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.29$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.15$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.43$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.10
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.25$0.40$0.30
Q2 20174$0.39$0.42$0.41
Q3 20174$0.47$0.57$0.51
Q4 20174$0.81$0.85$0.83
Q1 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q4 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/22/2016Martin J WygodChairmanSell14,321$55.00$787,655.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Kristiina Md VuoriDirectorSell1,561$53.01$82,748.61View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Neil F DimickDirectorSell18,740$52.84$990,221.60View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Mark J Md AdlerDirectorSell19,029$53.37$1,015,577.73View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Martin J WygodChairmanSell95,000$53.37$5,070,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Joseph E SmithDirectorSell25,821$53.28$1,375,742.88View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Joseph E SmithDirectorSell20,000$53.27$1,065,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016James V ManningDirectorSell38,916$53.53$2,083,173.48View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Michael B GlickVPSell37,232$53.50$1,991,912.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Douglas W WamsleyVPSell27,953$53.79$1,503,591.87View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Martin J WygodChairmanSell89,843$53.94$4,846,131.42View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Stanley S Trotman JrDirectorSell7,925$42.82$339,348.50View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Kevin M CameronDirectorSell38,988$48.50$1,890,918.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Martin J WygodChairmanSell17,625$48.50$854,812.50View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Kevin M CameronDirectorSell3,300$48.61$160,413.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014James V ManningDirectorSell6,979$48.00$334,992.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Herman SarkowskyDirectorSell4,801$47.75$229,247.75View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Neil F DimickDirectorSell9,033$48.28$436,113.24View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Mark J Md AdlerDirectorSell2,334$49.16$114,739.44View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Stanley S Trotman JrDirectorSell12,000$48.91$586,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Martin J WygodChairmanSell35,081$48.20$1,690,904.20View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014James V ManningDirectorSell28,200$48.53$1,368,546.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Peter AnevskiCFOSell40,000$47.86$1,914,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014David J SchlangerCEOSell32,563$47.71$1,553,580.73View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Martin J WygodChairmanSell114,919$47.86$5,500,023.34View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Steven L ZatzPresidentSell64,929$47.71$3,097,762.59View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Michael B GlickVPSell15,742$47.82$752,782.44View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Steven L ZatzPresidentSell59,929$47.71$2,859,212.59View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Douglas W WamsleyVPSell25,997$48.01$1,248,115.97View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014William Edward Iv PenceCOOSell23,386$46.53$1,088,150.58View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Carl C IcahnInsiderSell5,527,433$32.08$177,320,050.64View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013James ManningDirectorSell26,261$34.00$892,874.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Kensico Capital Management Cormajor shareholderSell572,301$34.00$19,458,234.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Martin WygodChairmanSell185,938$34.00$6,321,892.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013James ManningDirectorSell6,888$33.47$230,541.36View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Martin J WygodChairmanSell15,500$32.96$510,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Martin J WygodChairmanSell46,017$32.90$1,513,959.30View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Neil DimickDirectorSell25,732$31.60$813,131.20View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Michael GlickVPSell11,013$31.78$349,993.14View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Stanley Trotman, Jr.DirectorSell15,300$32.13$491,589.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Martin WygodChairmanSell135,245$33.25$4,496,896.25View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Douglas WamsleyVPSell79,800$33.11$2,642,178.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2013Mark J Md AdlerDirectorSell6,600$32.20$212,520.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2013William Edward Iv PenceCOOSell30,000$32.06$961,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Mark J Md AdlerDirectorSell26,983$32.21$869,122.43View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Joseph E SmithDirectorSell26,664$32.04$854,314.56View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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