Shares of Tivity Health Inc (NASDAQ:TVTY) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, seven have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $46.25.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Chardan Capital reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Tivity Health in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Tivity Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Barrington Research reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $40.00 price target (down previously from $46.00) on shares of Tivity Health in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Tivity Health in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Tivity Health in a report on Monday, November 6th.

Shares of Tivity Health (TVTY) traded up $0.15 on Thursday, hitting $35.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 464,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 499,658. Tivity Health has a twelve month low of $20.60 and a twelve month high of $48.50. The firm has a market cap of $1,408.38, a P/E ratio of 21.68, a PEG ratio of 2.01 and a beta of 0.18. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.02.

Tivity Health (NASDAQ:TVTY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.10. Tivity Health had a return on equity of 30.23% and a net margin of 11.45%. The firm had revenue of $137.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $137.95 million. The firm’s revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Tivity Health will post 1.6 EPS for the current year.

In other Tivity Health news, CAO Glenn Hargreaves sold 5,805 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.15, for a total transaction of $262,095.75. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 44,448 shares in the company, valued at $2,006,827.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Mary Flipse sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.11, for a total value of $240,550.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 45,167 shares in the company, valued at $2,172,984.37. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 890,837 shares of company stock worth $32,405,634 in the last ninety days. 8.42% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of TVTY. Teachers Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Tivity Health in the first quarter valued at $2,946,000. California Public Employees Retirement System acquired a new position in Tivity Health in the first quarter valued at $247,000. Morgan Stanley acquired a new position in Tivity Health in the first quarter valued at $3,773,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in Tivity Health in the first quarter valued at $4,172,000. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE acquired a new position in Tivity Health in the first quarter valued at $2,318,000.

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About Tivity Health

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.

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