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How to buy eHealth (EHTH) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in eHealth stocks.

eHealth is an insurance brokers business based in the US. eHealth stocks (EHTH.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $57.1 – a decrease of 10.5% over the previous week. eHealth employs 1,960 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $588 million.

How to buy shares in eHealth

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – EHTH – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Is it a good time to buy eHealth stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted eHealth's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, eHealth's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $22.94, which is 82.56% down on its pre-crash value of $131.52 and 280.15% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $87.207.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of eHealth stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $1,016.25 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $214.49.

eHealth stock price (NASDAQ:EHTH)

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eHealth shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$22.94
52-week range$21.00 - $93.19
50-day moving average $26.26
200-day moving average $47.16
Wall St. target price$33.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.89

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eHealth price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.94 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -10.50%
1 month (2021-12-17) -12.71%
3 months (2021-10-19) -50.73%
6 months (2021-07-19) -59.51%
1 year (2021-01-19) -68.11%
2 years (2020-01-17) -76.30%
3 years (2019-01-18) 46.25
5 years (2017-01-19) 83.96%

Is eHealth under- or over-valued?

Valuing eHealth stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of eHealth's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

eHealth's PEG ratio

eHealth's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7211. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into eHealth's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

eHealth's EBITDA

eHealth's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $40.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a eHealth's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

eHealth financials

Revenue TTM $588 million
Gross profit TTM $578.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.81%
Return on equity TTM -1.39%
Profit margin -2.1%
Book value $29.51
Market capitalisation $665.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

eHealth share dividends

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

eHealth share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, eHealth's shares have ranged in value from as little as $21 up to $93.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while eHealth's is -0.1216. This would suggest that eHealth's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, eHealth has bucked the trend.

eHealth overview

eHealth, Inc. provides private health insurance exchange services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. Its ecommerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare, and purchase a range of health insurance plans. The company operates through two segments, Medicare; and Individual, Family and Small Business. It operates a marketplace that offers consumers a choice of insurance products that include Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part D prescription drug, individual and family, small business, and other ancillary health insurance products from health insurance carriers. The company markets health insurance plans through its websites, such as eHealth. com, eHealthInsurance.

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