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HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) CFO Gerard M. Hayden, Jr. unloaded 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.04, for a total value of $651,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 2,959 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $77,052. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) traded up 2.19% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $26.61. The stock had a trading volume of 194,237 shares. HealthStream has a 52 week low of $20.76 and a 52 week high of $39.77. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.65 and a 200-day moving average of $26.08. The company has a market cap of $733.6 million and a P/E ratio of 89.79.

HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 21st. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $42.48 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.98 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 33.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that HealthStream will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

HSTM has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Northland Securities upgraded shares of HealthStream from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $30.00. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of HealthStream in a research note on Tuesday, June 17th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $34.33.

HealthStream, Inc (NASDAQ:HSTM) provides Internet-based learning and research solutions for healthcare organizations.

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