Change Healthcare Inc. [NASDAQ: CHNG] plunged by -$0.06 during the normal trading session on Monday and reaching a high of $18.21 during the day while it closed the day at $17.13. The company report on November 17, 2020 that Change Healthcare to Present at Two Upcoming Virtual Healthcare Conferences.
Change Healthcare Inc. (Nasdaq: CHNG), a leading independent healthcare technology company, announced its participation in two virtual fireside chats.
Piper Sandler 32nd Annual Virtual Healthcare Conference; pre-recorded and expected to be available Monday, Nov. 23, 2020.
Change Healthcare Inc. stock has also gained 2.88% of its value over the past 7 days. However, CHNG stock has inclined by 31.67% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 36.49% and gained 4.51% year-on date.
The market cap for CHNG stock reached $5.11 billion, with 320.64 million shares outstanding and 303.39 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.30M shares, CHNG reached a trading volume of 5795781 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CHNG shares is $19.08 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CHNG stock is a recommendation set at 1.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Change Healthcare Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 14, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 13, 2020, representing the official price target for Change Healthcare Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $20, while Raymond James analysts kept a Strong Buy rating on CHNG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Change Healthcare Inc. is set at 0.65, with the Price to Sales ratio for CHNG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.65. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.71, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.56. Price to Free Cash Flow for CHNG in the course of the last twelve months was 12.44 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
CHNG stock trade performance evaluation
Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.88. With this latest performance, CHNG shares gained by 11.20% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 36.49% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 29.58% 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 CHNG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 69.19, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 66.11 for Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.12, while it was recorded at 16.99 for the last single week of trading, and 12.69 for the last 200 days.
Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Change Healthcare Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Change Healthcare Inc. posted 0.33/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.31/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.50%. 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 CHNG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Change Healthcare Inc. go to 4.84%.
Change Healthcare Inc. [CHNG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $5,546 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CHNG stocks are: BLACKSTONE GROUP INC with ownership of 59,620,253, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 19,483,533 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $333.75 million in CHNG stocks shares; and CLARKSTON CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, currently with $318.8 million in CHNG stock with ownership of nearly 17.352% of the company’s market capitalization.
128 institutional holders increased their position in Change Healthcare Inc. [NASDAQ:CHNG] by around 35,479,347 shares. Additionally, 112 investors decreased positions by around 29,637,932 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 258,616,317 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 323,733,596 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CHNG stock had 42 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,862,890 shares, while 30 institutional investors sold positions of 12,329,625 shares during the same period.