Tivity Health (NASDAQ:TVTY) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Buy”

BidaskClub cut shares of Tivity Health (NASDAQ:TVTY) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports.

Several other research firms have also issued reports on TVTY. Barrington Research reissued a buy rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Tivity Health in a report on Monday, December 23rd. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued an overweight rating and set a $40.00 target price (down from $45.00) on shares of Tivity Health in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered Tivity Health from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Tuesday, December 24th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on Tivity Health in a report on Friday, January 3rd. They set a neutral rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Tivity Health from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, January 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $29.70.

TVTY stock traded down $0.30 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $24.29. 448,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 814,248. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.99, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.16. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $21.51 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $18.64. Tivity Health has a 12 month low of $14.84 and a 12 month high of $26.07.

Tivity Health (NASDAQ:TVTY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 12th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $303.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $301.52 million. Tivity Health had a return on equity of 21.67% and a net margin of 6.41%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 100.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.59 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Tivity Health will post 2.17 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TVTY. HG Vora Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Tivity Health by 850.0% in the second quarter. HG Vora Capital Management LLC now owns 4,750,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $78,090,000 after buying an additional 4,250,000 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its position in Tivity Health by 300.4% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,771,427 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,562,000 after purchasing an additional 2,079,309 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE raised its position in Tivity Health by 300.0% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,653,998 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,193,000 after purchasing an additional 1,240,536 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Tivity Health by 91.2% in the third quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 783,794 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,035,000 after purchasing an additional 373,782 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Tivity Health by 4.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,343,863 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,732,000 after purchasing an additional 337,571 shares during the last quarter.

About Tivity Health

Tivity Health, Inc provides fitness and health improvement programs in the United States. The company offers SilverSneakers senior fitness program to the members of Medicare advantage, Medicare supplement; and Prime fitness, a fitness facility access program through commercial health plans and employers.

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