Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) had its target price cut by Mizuho from $65.00 to $57.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Mizuho’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 2.61% from the stock’s current price.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $72.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a report on Monday, June 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised Envision Healthcare Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $75.00 price objective on Envision Healthcare Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 21st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.56.

Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) traded down 1.10% on Wednesday, reaching $54.94. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 809,029 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $59.98 and its 200-day moving average is $61.58. Envision Healthcare Corporation has a 52 week low of $53.12 and a 52 week high of $74.75. The firm’s market capitalization is $6.38 billion.

Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) last released its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.96 billion. Envision Healthcare Corporation had a positive return on equity of 5.66% and a negative net margin of 7.35%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 156.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Envision Healthcare Corporation will post $1.40 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, insider Robert Jon Coward sold 1,500 shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.69, for a total value of $94,035.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 97,863 shares in the company, valued at $6,135,031.47. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 3.10% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt purchased a new position in Envision Healthcare Corporation during the first quarter worth about $135,000. Korea Investment CORP purchased a new position in Envision Healthcare Corporation during the first quarter worth about $141,000. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. purchased a new position in Envision Healthcare Corporation during the first quarter worth about $172,000. First Interstate Bank purchased a new position in Envision Healthcare Corporation during the first quarter worth about $184,000. Finally, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its position in Envision Healthcare Corporation by 60.9% in the first quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 3,169 shares of the company’s stock worth $194,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 64.75% of the company’s stock.

About Envision Healthcare Corporation

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc, formerly CDRT Holding Corporation, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides physician-led medical services in the United States. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR). Its EmCare segment is a provider of integrated facility-based and post-acute care physician services to healthcare facilities in the United States.

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