Diamonds and Dogs
2/15/13eHealth Inc. (EHTH)
eHealth is making investors feel sick today, down 22.40% at $19.71. The internet-based health insurance company saw its shares after a miss on its fourth quarter earnings. For the quarter, eHealth reported an adjusted profit of $0.18 per share on revenue of $45.1 million. The company's numbers missed Wall Street analysts' expectations of $0.21 per share on revenue $46.8 million. eHealth blamed the missed on their conversion to direct marketing via referrals. The company forecast an EPS of $0.61-$0.71 for 2013 which also falls short of analyst estimates of $0.76. eHealth was able to hold up above its 52-week low of $14.34.
Trulia Inc. (TRLA)
Trulia is continuing its push higher today, up 15.90% at $35.35. The online real estate company gained over 43 percent this week, with huge moves Wednesday and today. Trulia announced earnings on Wednesday that were better than expected; furthermore the company increased its full year forecast. Today, the good news continues to push Trulia upward. Also helping the company continue its explosion is the fact the rival Zillow had better than expected earnings and is also pushing higher. Trulia set another new 52-week high (Wednesday and Thursday the company set new highs).