eHealth (EHTH) : The short interest in eHealth (EHTH) has changed with an increase of 10,515 shares and the open interest is 1.8%. From 593,216 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 603,731 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 1 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 468,423 shares. The total interest of shorts is 3.5% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH): The stock opened at $11.21 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $11.41 for the day. The stock traded down to $11.13 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $11.18 with a loss of -0.45% for the day. The stock had closed at $11.23 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 410,740 shares.
In a related news, Hurley Robert S, officer (EVP, Sales and Operations) of Ehealth, Inc., had purchased 6,500 shares on August 4, 2016. The total value of the transaction was $59,280. The information was disclosed with the SEC in a Form 4 Filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.
eHealth, Inc. offers an online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. The Company offers a private health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health insurance products from various insurers and purchase and enroll in coverage online. It offers a range of individual, family and small business health plans underwritten by the health insurance companies through its Website addresses www.eHealth.com, www.eHealthInsurance.com, www.eHealthMedicare.com, www.Medicare.com and www.PlanPrescriber.com, and customer care centers. Its e-commerce technology delivers consumers health insurance applications electronically to health insurance carriers. The plans it offers preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization and indemnity plans, Medicare related health insurance plans, short-term medical insurance, student health insurance, and dental and vision insurance, among others.