Stock Mover of The Day: Healthways, Inc. Has Another Very Strong Trading Session

Stock Mover of The Day: Healthways, Inc. Has Another Very Strong Trading Session

The stock of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) is a huge mover today! About 321,147 shares traded hands. Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) has risen 91.81% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 89.86% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $858.38 million company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $32.68 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:HWAY worth $403.44M more.

Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Healthways (NASDAQ:HWAY), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Healthways has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 4. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform” on Monday, November 2. UBS downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, August 25 report. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, August 22 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Friday, September 4. The stock of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 12 by FBR Capital. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2 with “Underweight”. Oppenheimer downgraded Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) on Friday, August 12 to “Perform” rating. UBS maintained Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) rating on Wednesday, August 10. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $19 price target.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Healthways, Inc. is the leading and largest provider of specialized, comprehensive Health and Care Support programs and services, including disease management and care enhancement services, to health plans, hospitals and government, in addition to outcomes-driven wellness programs to health plans and employers, in states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Healthways helps people lead healthier lives while reducing overall healthcare costs. As The Health/Care Trust Channel, Healthways provides people the support they need when they need it to enable them to make better choices and live healthier lives.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.40, from 1.6 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 21 funds sold all Healthways, Inc. shares owned while 34 reduced positions. 16 funds bought stakes while 50 increased positions. They now own 32.66 million shares or 2.67% less from 33.56 million shares in 2016Q1.
Segall Bryant And Hamill Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) for 147,634 shares. Rutabaga Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co Ma holds 1.87% of its portfolio in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) for 866,087 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) for 71,000 shares. Legal & General Gp Public Limited Com, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 8,504 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 598 shares in its portfolio. Aqr Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company last reported 140,767 shares in the company. Rhumbline Advisers has 46,960 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company last reported 1,197 shares in the company. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corp holds 0.06% or 10,262 shares in its portfolio. Profund Advisors Limited Liability Company reported 10,668 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Schwab Charles Investment Inc has 0% invested in the company for 100,739 shares. The New York-based American Int Gru has invested 0% in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY). Vantage Investment Advsr Ltd Llc last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY). Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0% of its portfolio in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY).

Insider Transactions: Since August 26, 2016, the stock had 3 buys, and 1 insider sale for $128,862 net activity. England Mary Jane also sold $94,560 worth of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) shares. SHAPIRO LEE bought $24,725 worth of stock or 1,266 shares. Tramuto Donato also bought $100,947 worth of Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) shares. On Friday, November 4 Greczyn Robert J Jr bought $97,750 worth of the stock or 5,000 shares.

More notable recent Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Healthways, Inc. Stock Tumbled Today” on November 02, 2016, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Healthways Inc (HWAY) CEO Donato Tramuto Bought $–……,947 of Shares” published on November 07, 2016, Fool.com published: “Why Healthways, Inc. Shares Shot 18.3% Higher Today” on August 10, 2016. More interesting news about Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Healthways, Inc. Acquired a Higher Price Today” published on July 28, 2016 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Form 4 HEALTHWAYS, INC For: Nov 04 Filed by: Tramuto Donato” with publication date: November 07, 2016.

HWAY Company Profile

Healthways, Inc. (Healthways), incorporated on September 2, 1981, provides network delivered solutions and population health management services that are designed to help people manage their wellbeing, thereby managing their health and productivity, and their health-related costs. The Firm operates in the domestic and international divisions, which are collectively known as the well-being improvement services segment. The Firm engages entire populations, including health plan memberships, workforces and communities, while in other cases it engages targeted populations, such as members at high-risk, cohorts of cardiac rehabilitation patients or hospital discharge patients. In the United States, it operates in approximately 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Company’s clients include health plans, both commercial and Medicare Advantage; large self-insured employers, including state and municipal government entities; providers of healthcare, including integrated healthcare systems, and hospitals. In addition to the United States operations, it also provides services to commercial healthcare businesses and/or government entities in Australia, Brazil and France. Healthways Wholehealth Networks, Inc is the subsidiary of the Company.

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