Health Net Inc (HNT)

HNT (NYSE:Health Services)
pos +0.22
Today's Range: 41.00 - 41.96 | HNT Avg Daily Volume: 939,800
Last Update: 08/01/14 - 11:41 AM EDT
Volume: 297,357
YTD Performance: 38.83%
Open: $41.04
Previous Close: $41.19
52 Week Range: $25.40 - $45.61
Oustanding Shares: 80,204,124
Market Cap: 3,484,869,188
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for HNT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 4 3 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 8 8 8
Moderate Sell 0 1 1 1
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.50 2.77 2.92 2.92
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 23.36
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HNT Sector Avg. S&P 500
23.36 23.40 28.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
19.98% 34.30% 46.48%
Revenue -1.40 0.00 0.00
Net Income 39.40 -0.17 -0.06
EPS 44.20 0.03 0.01
Earnings for HNT:
Revenue 11.05B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/14) Qtr (09/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.56 $0.74 $2.28 $3.17
Number of Analysts 10 10 10 11
High Estimate $0.60 $0.84 $2.31 $4.00
Low Estimate $0.51 $0.69 $2.25 $2.75
Prior Year $0.52 $0.83 $2.16 $2.28
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.50% -10.72% 5.60% 39.05%
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bullishHealth Net upgraded at BofA/Merrill

Jul 24, 2014 | 7:33 AM EDT

HNT was upgraded from Underperform to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Margins on new growth will likely be better than expected. $59 price target. 

bearishHealth Net numbers reduced at Credit Suisse

Nov 19, 2013 | 8:11 AM EST

Shares of HNT now seen reaching $35, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance. Outperform rating. 

bearishHealth Net downgraded at Wells

Nov 8, 2013 | 7:51 AM EST

HNT was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Estimates also cut as the company will fail to meet previous growth expectations. 


Toni Turner

 | Oct 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM EDT

HNT should benefit from Affordable Healthcare Act.

bullishHealth Net upgraded at Jefferies

Sep 16, 2013 | 8:25 AM EDT

HNT was upgraded to Buy from Hold, Jefferies said. $43 price target. Shares have underperformed and are positioned for the long haul.


Doug Kass

 | Jul 25, 2013 | 8:31 AM EDT
Let's take a peek at the price action overnight and in the early morning in the more important asset classes.

bullishHealth Net upgraded at Credit Suisse

Jun 26, 2013 | 7:56 AM EDT

HNT was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform, Credit Suisse said. $38 price target. California should drive growth opportunities. 

bullishHealth Net upgraded at Deutsche

Jan 3, 2013 | 8:06 AM EST

HNT was upgraded from Sell to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call.

bullishHealth Net upgraded at Wells

Dec 4, 2012 | 7:21 AM EST

HNT was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Insurer has addressed most of its challenges. 

bullishHealth Net upgraded at Jefferies

Nov 9, 2012 | 8:28 AM EST

Shares of HNT upgraded to Hold from Underperfom, Jefferies said. $26 price target. Deal with California stems downside.

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