Castlight Health Inc (CSLT) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages
Castlight Health Inc (NYSE:CSLT) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the ten research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $5.18.
A number of research firms have recently commented on CSLT. BidaskClub downgraded Castlight Health from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Castlight Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.50 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 target price on shares of Castlight Health in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Chardan Capital lowered their target price on Castlight Health from $6.50 to $6.30 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $5.00 target price on shares of Castlight Health in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th.
Castlight Health (NYSE CSLT) opened at $3.70 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a current ratio of 1.94. Castlight Health has a twelve month low of $3.05 and a twelve month high of $5.50.
In other Castlight Health news, CFO Mangini Siobhan Nolan sold 8,866 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.70, for a total transaction of $32,804.20. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 78,561 shares in the company, valued at approximately $290,675.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, President Robert Derek Newell acquired 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $3.95 per share, with a total value of $118,500.00. Following the purchase, the president now owns 128,671 shares in the company, valued at $508,250.45. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 22,778 shares of company stock valued at $84,411. Insiders own 24.38% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of Castlight Health by 49.2% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 11,433,928 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $47,451,000 after acquiring an additional 3,768,009 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Castlight Health by 36.0% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,636,948 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $15,094,000 after acquiring an additional 963,188 shares in the last quarter. Prudential PLC grew its position in shares of Castlight Health by 23.5% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 2,002,706 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $8,311,000 after acquiring an additional 380,920 shares in the last quarter. Gagnon Securities LLC grew its position in shares of Castlight Health by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter. Gagnon Securities LLC now owns 1,484,726 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $6,384,000 after acquiring an additional 47,398 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Maverick Capital Ltd. grew its position in shares of Castlight Health by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Maverick Capital Ltd. now owns 1,221,809 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $5,071,000 after acquiring an additional 33,735 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.55% of the company’s stock.
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health, Inc offers a health benefits platform that engages employees to make healthcare decisions, and enables employers to communicate and measure their benefit programs. The Company operates through cloud-based products segment. Its technology offering aggregates data and applies analytics to make healthcare data transparent.
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