EHealth (EHTH) Surprise Quarterly Numbers, Aaron's (AAN) Solid Profitability

Apr. 25, 2015 7:39 PM ETEHTH, AAN
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Contributor Since 2010 eHealth, Inc. (EHTH)

Shares of EHTH soared $2.06 (or +18.01%) to $13.50 on Friday's trading session after the company delivered its quarterly financial results with profit and revenue numbers that exceeded analysts' expectations, driven by acceleration in Medicare commission revenue growth, better than expected Individual and Family Plan revenue and a continued expansion of its ancillary product business.

For the first quarter 2015, EHTH posted revenue of $61.3 million, a 20% increase year over year, and non-GAAP net income of $4.7 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $0.1 million, or $0.01 per diluted share in the same quarter the prior year, well above the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of ($0.18) loss per share on revenues of $45.63 million for the period.

EHTH operates, the nation's first and largest private health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health insurance products from leading insurers side by side and purchase and enroll in coverage online.

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** Aaron's, Inc. (AAN)

AAN reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue in its financial results

For the first quarter 2015, AAN posted revenues of $821.8 million, a 40.4% increase year over year, and non-GAAP net income of $53.4 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $38.3 million, or $0.53 per diluted share in the sae quarter the prior year, topping the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.55 earnings per share on revenues of $800.21 million for the period

AAN has raised its guidance for the full year 2015 and now expects revenues to be in the range of $3.10 billion to $3.30 billion versus the previous revenue guidance of $3.05 billion to $3.25 billion, and non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS to be in the range of $2.01 to $2.21 compared with the previous non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS guidance of $1.90 to $2.10.

AAN believes its strategic plans will result in a much stronger and more profitable organization.

Shares of AAN closed at $32.80 on Friday, up $3.43 (or +11.68%).

AAN is a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories

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** Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE)

CRWE provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. The company is currently developing its CRWE Network ( ), a growing network of community targeted sites.

It has recently included the City of Martinez, CA ( ) into the CRWE Network.

Martinez is the County seat of Contra Costa County, California. It is located along the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers in the central part of the County. Martinez is a prominent port and petroleum processing location.

The City of Martinez had an estimated population in 2013 (U.S. Census Bureau) of 37,165, and represents an important marketplace for the CRWE Network, which business model is based on selling advertising to businesses targeting both locally and nationally

The CRWE Network has reached the 1487th community website in the U.S. and includes coverage in the states of California, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, Nevada and New York, as well as across 10 provinces in Canada. The company's division CRWE Tube ( ) is expected to be integrated in all the CRWE Network

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Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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