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How to buy Evolent Health stock | $11.25

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Evolent Health, Inc is a health information services business based in the US. Evolent Health shares (EVH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Evolent Health employs 3,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$942.6 million.

How to buy shares in Evolent Health

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Evolent Health. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EVH. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Evolent Health reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$11.25, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Evolent Health, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Evolent Health. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Evolent Health share price

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Evolent Health shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$11.25
52-week range USD$3.5 - USD$14.5
50-day moving average USD$12.384
200-day moving average USD$9.5338
Wall St. target price USD$15.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.35

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Is it a good time to buy Evolent Health stock?

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Evolent Health price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.25 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-25) -22.79%
1 month (2020-11-06) -4.01%
3 months (2020-09-02) -21.22%
6 months (2020-06-02) 76.89%
1 year (2019-12-02) 70.20%
2 years (2018-12-02) N/A
3 years (2017-12-02) N/A
5 years (2015-12-02) -33.71%

Evolent Health financials

Revenue TTM USD$942.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$197.6 million
Return on assets TTM -2.78%
Return on equity TTM -56.57%
Profit margin -53.67%
Book value $7.569
Market capitalisation USD$963.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Evolent Health shares

There are currently 10.0 million Evolent Health shares held short by investors – that's known as Evolent Health's "short interest". This figure is 16.9% down from 12.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Evolent Health shares can be evaluated.

Evolent Health's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Evolent Health's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Evolent Health shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Evolent Health shares traded daily (recently around 964298.65384615). Evolent Health's SIR currently stands at 10.4. In other words for every 100,000 Evolent Health shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10400 shares are currently held short.

However Evolent Health's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Evolent Health shares, or, against the total number of tradable Evolent Health shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Evolent Health's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Evolent Health shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1282% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Evolent Health shares, roughly 128 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Evolent Health.

Find out more about how you can short Evolent Health stock.

Evolent Health share dividends

We're not expecting Evolent Health to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Evolent Health share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Evolent Health's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5 up to $14.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EVH.US volatility(beta: 1.94)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Evolent Health's is 1.9355. This would suggest that Evolent Health's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Evolent Health overview

Evolent Health, Inc., through its subsidiary, Evolent Health LLC, provides health care delivery and payment solutions in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Services and True Health. The Services segment provides value-based care services that include Identifi, a proprietary technology system that aggregates and analyzes data, manages care workflows and engages patients; population health performance that delivers patient-centric cost effective care; delivery network alignments; and integrated cost and revenue management solutions. This segment also offers specialty care management solutions that support a range of specialty care delivery stakeholders during their transition from fee-for-service to value-based care, independent of their stage of maturation, and specific market dynamics; and comprehensive health plan administrative services that helps providers assemble the complete infrastructure required to operate, manage, and capitalize on a variety of financial and administrative management services. The True Health segment operates a commercial health plan for small and large businesses in New Mexico. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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