Are Smart Investors Making the Right Decision? Evolent Health Inc (EVH)

With 2.56 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.02 million shares. During the session, the Health Information Services company that operates in wider Healthcare sector, reached to the highest price of $25.6 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $23.73. The 52-week range on EVH shows that it touched its highest point at $35.83 and its lowest point at $23.33 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $43.29. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.48.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of EVH was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -12.81%, but this was down by -21.17% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -24.51% while six-month performance fell -14.20%. The stock lost -33.16% in the past year, while it has lost -28.10% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for EVH yields -1.25 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.59. For the next quarter, that number is 0.24. This implies an EPS growth rate of 37.96% for this year and 32.60% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 30.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of -13.43%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 113.89 million EVH shares are outstanding with a float of 110.27 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 11.25 million, which was 968.9999 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Seth Barrie Blackley as the firm’s Co-Founder, CEO & Director, Mr. Dan McCarthy serves as its CEO of New Century Health & President.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 1.10715 of EVH’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, EVH reported revenue of $639653000.0 and operating income of -$4501000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $27693000.0 and diluted EPS was -$0.22.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for EVH since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.