News headlines about WebMD Health (NASDAQ:WBMD) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WebMD Health earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the health services provider an impact score of 45.9663830765415 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on WBMD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of WebMD Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $74.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, August 25th. BidaskClub lowered shares of WebMD Health from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $65.25.
WebMD Health (NASDAQ:WBMD) traded up $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $66.48. 3,214,100 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 898,538. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 2.12 and a quick ratio of 2.12. WebMD Health has a fifty-two week low of $48.10 and a fifty-two week high of $66.57.
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WebMD Health Corp. is a provider of health information services. The Company provides its services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals through its Websites, mobile applications and health-focused publications. Advertisers and sponsors use The WebMD Health Network to reach and engage healthcare professionals and consumers who are interested in healthy living, wellness, diseases and conditions, and other health-related topics.
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