Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] stock Downgrade by Goldman analyst, price target now $8

Evolent Health Inc. [NYSE: EVH] stock went on an upward path that rose over 7.59% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -9.85%. Over the last 12 months, EVH stock dropped by -25.44%. The average equity rating for EVH stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $514.08 million, with 84.79 million shares outstanding and 77.96 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.57M shares, EVH stock reached a trading volume of 1601629 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Evolent Health Inc. [EVH]:

Goldman have made an estimate for Evolent Health Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on June 05, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cantor Fitzgerald dropped their target price from $9 to $8. The new note on the price target was released on June 02, 2020, representing the official price target for Evolent Health Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while Leerink Partners analysts kept a Outperform rating on EVH stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Evolent Health Inc. is set at 0.71, with the Price to Sales ratio for EVH stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.57. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.60, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.80.

EVH Stock Performance Analysis:

Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.85. With this latest performance, EVH shares dropped by -15.96% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -29.25% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -25.44% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EVH stock in for the last two-week period is set at 41.85, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.43 for Evolent Health Inc. [EVH]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.82, while it was recorded at 6.04 for the last single week of trading, and 7.94 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Evolent Health Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] shares currently have an operating margin of -12.17 and a Gross Margin at +16.03. Evolent Health Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -35.68.

Return on Total Capital for EVH is now -7.61, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -22.79. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -29.23, with Return on Assets sitting at -18.06. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 39.98. Additionally, EVH Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 28.56, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 22.75. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 39.30, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.08.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] managed to generate an average of -$88,815 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.60 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.51.Evolent Health Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Evolent Health Inc. posted -0.26/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.23/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -13.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EVH. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Evolent Health Inc. go to 30.00%.

Evolent Health Inc. [EVH] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $447 million, or 95.40% of EVH stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EVH stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 7,091,100, which is approximately 2.972% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, holding 6,485,842 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $35.87 million in EVH stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $31.45 million in EVH stock with ownership of nearly -10.693% of the company’s market capitalization.

77 institutional holders increased their position in Evolent Health Inc. [NYSE:EVH] by around 6,061,466 shares. Additionally, 90 investors decreased positions by around 12,028,090 shares, while 26 investors held positions by with 62,783,773 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 80,873,329 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EVH stock had 21 new institutional investments in for a total of 699,438 shares, while 35 institutional investors sold positions of 3,941,826 shares during the same period.

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