NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- eHealth (Nasdaq: EHTH) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 1.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $1.32 (+11.3%) at $12.96 as of 11:47 a.m. ET. eHealth has a market cap of $270.8 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 18% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

eHealth, Inc. offers Internet-based insurance agency services for individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.3.

TheStreet Ratings rates eHealth as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full eHealth Ratings Report.

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