William Blair Comments on Evolent Health Inc’s FY2019 Earnings (EVH)

Evolent Health Inc (NYSE:EVH) – Research analysts at William Blair issued their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for Evolent Health in a report issued on Wednesday. William Blair analyst R. Daniels anticipates that the technology company will post earnings per share of $0.03 for the year.

Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The technology company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $107.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $104.49 million. Evolent Health had a negative return on equity of 5.05% and a negative net margin of 15.86%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 79.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.26) EPS.

Several other research analysts also recently commented on EVH. KeyCorp started coverage on Evolent Health in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Evolent Health in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $25.00 price target (down from $35.00) on shares of Evolent Health in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Evolent Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Cowen reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $29.00 price objective (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Evolent Health in a report on Friday, October 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Evolent Health currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $28.00.

Shares of Evolent Health (NYSE EVH) traded up $0.45 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $15.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,498,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,200,967. The company has a current ratio of 3.34, a quick ratio of 3.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. The company has a market cap of $1,160.00 and a P/E ratio of -13.20. Evolent Health has a 52 week low of $10.30 and a 52 week high of $27.50.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in EVH. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of Evolent Health by 117.7% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 9,864,775 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $250,073,000 after purchasing an additional 5,333,252 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Evolent Health by 37.3% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,465,019 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $136,236,000 after buying an additional 2,026,893 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Evolent Health by 48.9% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,769,869 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $95,566,000 after buying an additional 1,237,941 shares in the last quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS acquired a new stake in Evolent Health in the 3rd quarter valued at $14,258,000. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Evolent Health in the 3rd quarter valued at $12,531,000. 95.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Evolent Health Company Profile

Evolent Health, Inc is engaged in healthcare delivery and payment. The Company supports health systems and physician organizations in their migration toward value-based care and population health management. The Company provides an end-to-end, technology-enabled services platform for providers. The Company’s platform, powered by its technology, processes and integrated services, enables providers to migrate their economic orientation from fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement to payment models that reward value-based payment models.

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