Robert W. Baird Boosts Healthequity (HQY) Price Target to $49.00
Healthequity (NASDAQ:HQY) had its price objective raised by investment analysts at Robert W. Baird from $48.00 to $49.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Robert W. Baird’s price objective points to a potential downside of 0.12% from the stock’s current price.
A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on HQY. BidaskClub downgraded Healthequity from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on Healthequity from $52.00 to $51.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Healthequity from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Chardan Capital raised their target price on Healthequity from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 target price on shares of Healthequity in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $57.17.
Shares of Healthequity (NASDAQ:HQY) traded down $2.39 on Wednesday, hitting $49.06. The company had a trading volume of 1,192,244 shares, compared to its average volume of 446,021. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,980.00, a P/E ratio of 66.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.95 and a beta of 1.70. Healthequity has a one year low of $37.62 and a one year high of $55.31.
In other news, Director Frank Medici sold 49,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.01, for a total value of $2,595,299.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 6,381 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $331,875.81. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Ashley Dreier sold 12,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total value of $624,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 17,652 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $917,904. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 371,426 shares of company stock valued at $18,749,703 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 19.00% of the company’s stock.
A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Healthequity by 3.0% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,237,298 shares of the company’s stock valued at $211,145,000 after buying an additional 122,061 shares during the period. Wasatch Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in Healthequity by 2.2% during the second quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 2,442,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $121,694,000 after purchasing an additional 52,885 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its stake in Healthequity by 10.8% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,172,117 shares of the company’s stock worth $58,411,000 after purchasing an additional 114,294 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in Healthequity by 49.5% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,108,410 shares of the company’s stock worth $56,063,000 after purchasing an additional 366,925 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in Healthequity by 116.4% during the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,031,711 shares of the company’s stock worth $48,139,000 after purchasing an additional 555,027 shares during the last quarter. 98.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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Healthequity Company Profile
HealthEquity, Inc provides a range of solutions for managing healthcare accounts (Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)) for health plans, insurance companies and third-party administrators. The Company is engaged in technology-enabled services platforms that allow consumers to make healthcare saving and spending decisions.
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