Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact WebMD Health (WBMD) Stock Price

News stories about WebMD Health (NASDAQ:WBMD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WebMD Health earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the health services provider an impact score of 45.6964128663051 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of WebMD Health from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. WebMD Health currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.29.

WebMD Health (NASDAQ:WBMD) remained flat at $$66.48 on Friday. WebMD Health has a fifty-two week low of $48.10 and a fifty-two week high of $66.57. The company has a quick ratio of 2.12, a current ratio of 2.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28.

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WebMD Health Company Profile

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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