Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:TVTY) insider Mary Flipse sold 1,340 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.32, for a total transaction of $50,008.80. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 75,187 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,805,978.84. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of Healthways, Inc. (TVTY) traded up 0.68% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $37.10. 449,863 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.71 and a beta of 0.37. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $39.23 and a 200 day moving average of $32.77. Healthways, Inc. has a one year low of $19.25 and a one year high of $41.55.

Healthways (NASDAQ:TVTY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $138.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $138.15 million. Healthways had a return on equity of 29.81% and a net margin of 17.30%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Healthways, Inc. will post $1.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of research firms recently issued reports on TVTY. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Healthways from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Healthways from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Healthways in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Healthways in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Barrington Research boosted their target price on shares of Healthways from $35.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $38.25.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Healthways by 63.5% in the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 3,502 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 1,360 shares in the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Healthways by 69.7% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 3,564 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 1,464 shares in the last quarter. Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. raised its position in shares of Healthways by 3.6% in the second quarter. Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. now owns 53,856 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,146,000 after buying an additional 1,867 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new position in shares of Healthways during the first quarter valued at approximately $107,000. Finally, ClariVest Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Healthways during the first quarter valued at approximately $141,000.

Healthways Company Profile

Tivity Health, Inc, formerly Healthways, Inc, is focused targeted population health for those aged 50 and older. The Company offers three programs: SilverSneakers senior fitness, Prime fitness and WholeHealth Living. The SilverSneakers senior fitness program is offered to members of Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Group Retiree plans.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Healthways (NASDAQ:TVTY)

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