Private insurance marketplace eHealth (EHTH) rose over 8 percent on
Specifically, investors will want to see how the crucial beginning of the year played out for eHealth in the wake of the disappointing healthcare.gov rollout at the beginning of the year.
As American consumers dealt with both an upcoming governmental health insurance mandate and a government-run health insurance marketplace that frequently crashed, they flocked in increasing frequency to services like eHealth. eHealth first won approval to sell Obamacare plans in July of 2013. The mandate was a boon to eHealth, with the glitches in healthcare.gov driving even more traffic their way.
Analysts have been likewise bullish on eHealth.
eHealth began its run in October as the initial frustrations over the rollout of Obamacare became apparent, and the company has soared since on the increased business. eHealth is now one of the top-performing small-cap Financial plays in the market in 2014 - partly because of external factors and partly due to its strong fundamentals.
eHealth notched a 4.27 percent gain on
eHealth will present fourth quarter 2013 and fiscal year 2013 earnings after the bell on
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