- WBMD has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $23.2 million.
- WBMD has traded 196,600 shares today.
- WBMD traded in a range 202.7% of the normal price range with a price range of $2.61.
- WBMD traded above its daily resistance level (quality: 6 days, meaning that the stock is crossing a resistance level set by the last 6 calendar days. The resistance price is defined by the Price - $0.01 at the time of the signal).
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Highlights from the ratings report include:
- WBMD's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 5.8%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 11.2%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- WEBMD HEALTH CORP has improved earnings per share by 44.0% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. This trend suggests that the performance of the business is improving. During the past fiscal year, WEBMD HEALTH CORP increased its bottom line by earning $0.97 versus $0.33 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($1.29 versus $0.97).
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $32.29 million or 33.53% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite an increase in cash flow, WEBMD HEALTH CORP's average is still marginally south of the industry average growth rate of 43.24%.
- In its most recent trading session, WBMD has closed at a price level that was not very different from its closing price of one year earlier. This is probably due to its weak earnings growth as well as other mixed factors. Looking ahead, the stock's rise over the last year has already helped drive it to a level which is relatively expensive compared to the rest of its industry, implying reduced upside potential.
- The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 15.46 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. Despite the company's weak debt-to-equity ratio, the company has managed to keep a very strong quick ratio of 5.19, which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
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