Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE:MOH) Director Daniel Cooperman sold 4,500 shares of Molina Healthcare stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.79, for a total transaction of $354,555.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 9,087 shares in the company, valued at approximately $715,964.73. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE:MOH) traded down $1.45 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $77.53. 1,604,254 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,350,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a current ratio of 1.29. Molina Healthcare Inc has a fifty-two week low of $42.56 and a fifty-two week high of $80.65. The stock has a market cap of $4,380.00, a PE ratio of 24.59 and a beta of 0.91.

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported ($1.62) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by ($1.85). Molina Healthcare had a negative net margin of 1.76% and a positive return on equity of 17.76%. The company had revenue of $5.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.95 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.85 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Molina Healthcare Inc will post -2.14 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of MOH. LS Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Molina Healthcare by 40.9% during the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,829 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after acquiring an additional 531 shares in the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Molina Healthcare during the 2nd quarter valued at $136,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Molina Healthcare by 64.2% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 2,463 shares of the company’s stock valued at $170,000 after acquiring an additional 963 shares in the last quarter. Sabal Trust CO purchased a new position in shares of Molina Healthcare during the 3rd quarter valued at $206,000. Finally, Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its holdings in shares of Molina Healthcare by 478.7% during the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 3,316 shares of the company’s stock valued at $229,000 after acquiring an additional 2,743 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.88% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of Molina Healthcare from $68.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price target on shares of Molina Healthcare from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Molina Healthcare in a research report on Monday, October 16th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $64.30.

About Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare, Inc offers Medicaid-related solutions for low-income families and individuals, and assists government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. The Company operates through three segments: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions and Other, which includes its Pathways Health and Community Support LLC (Pathways) business.

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