Molina Healthcare (MOH) Posts Quarterly Results
Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) released its earnings data on Monday. The company reported ($0.20) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.14, Stock Ratings News reports. The company had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.73 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis.
In other Molina Healthcare news, VP Joseph Cpa White sold 1,329 shares of Molina Healthcare stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.98, for a total value of $47,817.42. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 95,320 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,429,614. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of research firms have recently commented on MOH. Analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of Molina Healthcare in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 23rd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, January 6th. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 3rd. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Molina Healthcare presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $41.00.
Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) traded down 0.80% on Monday, hitting $35.84. The stock had a trading volume of 648,611 shares. Molina Healthcare has a one year low of $30.26 and a one year high of $40.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $36.09 and a 200-day moving average of $35.19. The company has a market cap of $1.640 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.49.
Molina Healthcare, Inc provides medicaid-related solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Health Plans and Molina Medicaid Solutions.
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