athenahealth Inc (ATHN)

ATHN (NASDAQ:Computer Software & Services) EQUITY
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Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00 | ATHN Avg Daily Volume: 306,600
Last Update: 10/20/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -25.79%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $119.45
52 Week Range: $114.59 - $170.42
Oustanding Shares: 39,343,485
Market Cap: 4,860,494,137
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for ATHN
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 10 7 7 8
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 7 7 6 6
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.07 2.25 2.21 2.14
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 434.25
Price Earnings Comparisons:
ATHN Sector Avg. S&P 500
434.25 457.60 29.40
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-13.80% -11.09% -8.70%
Revenue 22.90 1.20 0.30
Net Income 0.00 -0.20 -0.09
EPS 0.00 -0.30 -0.11
Earnings for ATHN:
Revenue 0.92B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/16) Qtr (03/17) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.37 $0.15 $0.75 $1.13
Number of Analysts 6 4 6 6
High Estimate $0.41 $0.22 $0.77 $1.20
Low Estimate $0.33 $0.10 $0.73 $1.03
Prior Year $0.45 $0.11 $1.35 $0.75
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -17.41% 34.09% -44.32% 50.33%
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Jul 22, 2016 | 7:30 AM EDT
ATHN was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Underlying performance metrics are disturbing. $147 price target.
Three previous rallies to the 200-day average failed, but this one may be different.
The positions David Einhorn announced at recent investment conferences have usually worked against him. Will this year be different?
Prices are above the rising 50-day simple moving average line -- a plus.
A bullish -- yes, bullish -- factor is the large short position that has accumulated in the stock.
Nov 17, 2015 | 7:45 AM EST
ATHN was downgraded to Underweight, Barclays said. $110 price target. Company's growth rate is likely unsustainable.
Oct 26, 2015 | 7:18 AM EDT
ATHN was downgraded to Market Perform, Leerink Partners said. Valuation call, based on a $165 price target. 
Oct 26, 2015 | 7:11 AM EDT
ATHN was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Topeka Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $164 price target. 
To the moon, Alice. China treads where the European Central Bank and the Fed already have in its rate cut this morning. Bulls emboldened and shorts on suicide watch. (Hat tip to Art Cashin) Panic short covering for the second day -- e.g., athenahealth (ATHN) on an earnings beat and upgrade, according to my institutional contacts. Not a short standing ... or vocal. A modest pullback midday was denied and we are at session highs. The US dollar is very strong  and the euro is at multi-month lows. Retail weak, inlfuenced by cautious comments from Skechers (SKX), VF Corp. (VFC),  Under Armour (UA) and, of course, Wal-Mart (WMT) previously. Even biowreck gets a reprieve today , with iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (IBB) up by more than 2%. General Motors (GM) is the "world fair," hitting a new multi-month high. (A mistake in selling, as I posted earlier this week.) Apple (AAPL) up $3 despite a Citi move to take off its Focus List. Financials are extending the week's gains.  Banks up and so are life insurance in the face of rising yields. Notable weakness in Tesla (TSLA). Crude lower but energy stocks stable. Bonds were weak all day, municipals slightly lower in price. High yield is much better bid for a change. Gold weak, surprisingly in light of more cow bell. CNBC Blather -- 23 bulls and no bears today. I substantially lowered my gross exposure
Chart shows the trend is up, telling us that the stock has been under accumulation for a long time. We see even more upside ahead.

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