Has $101000 Position in Evolent Health, Inc (EVH)

Evolent Health, Inc (NYSE:EVH) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report issued on Thursday.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Evolent Health, Strong Buy, according to the average of 10 analyst scores. Evolent Health, based in Arlington, Virginia. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has market cap of $1.23 billion. TheStreet upgraded shares of Evolent Health from a "d" rating to a "c-" rating in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. The stock of Evolent Health Inc (NYSE:EVH) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. Baird's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 92.84% from the stock's previous close. They set an "outperform" rating and a $30.00 price target for the company.

The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 16,300 shares on a day where the closing price was 23.73.

Shares of Evolent Health (NYSE EVH) traded down 2.75% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $17.65. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, came to 1 cent per share. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -149.20%. The company has a 50-day moving average of $25.20 and a 200 day moving average of $22.71.

Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. Evolent Health had a negative return on equity of 6.44% and a negative net margin of 17.57%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 89.9% on a year-over-year basis. Moreover, Rock Springs Capital Management Lp has 0.22% invested in the company for 1.20 million shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Evolent Health (NYSE:EVH), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold.

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Also, CEO Frank J. Williams sold 114,865 shares of Evolent Health stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Cheryl Scott sold 5,477 shares of Evolent Health stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the transaction, the president now directly owns 760,944 shares of the company's stock, valued at $19,023,600.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Evolent Health by 0.3% in the first quarter. Canaccord Genuity initiated the shares of EVH in report on Wednesday, January 6 with "Buy" rating.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: JPMORGAN CHASE & CO with 5.06 million shares, FMR LLC with 4.53 million shares, PENNANT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC with 2.84 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 2.53 million shares, and RIVERBRIDGE PARTNERS LLC with 2.32 million shares. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". Finally, IPG Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Evolent Health during the first quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in Evolent Health during the second quarter worth about $363,000. Dowling & Yahnke LLC now owns 116,350 shares of the technology company's stock worth $2,595,000 after buying an additional 25,000 shares during the period.

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