Health Net (HNT) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Health Net (NYSE:HNT) is scheduled to issue its Q214 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.60 per share and revenue of $3.40 billion for the quarter. Investors interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Health Net (NYSE:HNT) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $3.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.25 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. Health Net’s revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Health Net to post $2.28 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.16 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Health Net (NYSE:HNT) opened at 42.64 on Tuesday. Health Net has a 1-year low of $25.40 and a 1-year high of $45.61. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $42.21 and its 200-day moving average is $36.79. The company has a market cap of $3.420 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.54.
HNT has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Health Net from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. On a related note, analysts at Bank of America upgraded shares of Health Net from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Health Net in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Health Net presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.17.
Health Net, Inc is a managed care company that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans.
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