Media headlines about WebMD Health Corp (NASDAQ:WBMD) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WebMD Health Corp earned a news impact score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the health services provider an impact score of 45.6851355183376 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp cut shares of WebMD Health Corp to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Raymond James Financial, Inc. cut shares of WebMD Health Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “mkt perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Citigroup Inc. cut shares of WebMD Health Corp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $62.00 to $66.50 in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Leerink Swann cut shares of WebMD Health Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $60.00 to $66.50 in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. cut shares of WebMD Health Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $60.00 to $66.50 in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $64.40.

WebMD Health Corp (WBMD) traded down 0.02% during trading on Friday, reaching $66.30. 1,089,704 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market cap of $2.41 billion, a PE ratio of 34.59 and a beta of 0.78. The company’s 50-day moving average is $59.44 and its 200 day moving average is $54.59. WebMD Health Corp has a 12 month low of $48.10 and a 12 month high of $66.45.

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WebMD Health Corp Company Profile

WebMD Health Corp. is a provider of health information services. The Company provides its services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals through its Websites, mobile applications and health-focused publications. Advertisers and sponsors use The WebMD Health Network to reach and engage healthcare professionals and consumers who are interested in healthy living, wellness, diseases and conditions, and other health-related topics.

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