Perceptive Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 14,641 Teladoc Inc (TDOC)

Perceptive Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 14,641 shares of the health services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $485,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in TDOC. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc. CA lifted its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc. CA now owns 67,395 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $2,339,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 214.2% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 3,516 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 2,397 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 66.3% during the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,137 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $154,000 after buying an additional 2,446 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. lifted its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 36.2% during the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 9,943 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $330,000 after buying an additional 2,643 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Teladoc by 8.1% during the 3rd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 36,079 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $1,196,000 after buying an additional 2,697 shares during the last quarter.

Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) traded down $0.20 on Monday, reaching $33.55. The company had a trading volume of 1,198,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 970,639. Teladoc Inc has a 12-month low of $15.65 and a 12-month high of $37.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 5.08 and a quick ratio of 5.08.

Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The health services provider reported ($0.55) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by ($0.25). The company had revenue of $68.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.53 million. Teladoc had a negative return on equity of 21.59% and a negative net margin of 39.61%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 112.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.33) earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Teladoc Inc will post -1.57 earnings per share for the current year.

TDOC has been the subject of several research reports. BidaskClub lowered Teladoc from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Teladoc in a report on Monday, August 28th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price target on shares of Teladoc in a report on Sunday, September 17th. Robert W. Baird lowered Teladoc from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $14.00 to $36.00 in a report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Teladoc from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Teladoc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $39.15.

In other Teladoc news, VP Mark Hirschhorn sold 25,000 shares of Teladoc stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.93, for a total value of $798,250.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 64,987 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,075,034.91. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Jason N. Gorevic sold 20,000 shares of Teladoc stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.10, for a total value of $642,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 838,261 shares in the company, valued at $26,908,178.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 265,000 shares of company stock worth $8,697,400. Company insiders own 4.47% of the company’s stock.

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About Teladoc

Teladoc, Inc is a telehealth company. The Company offers telehealth platform, delivering on-demand healthcare anytime, anywhere, through mobile devices, the Internet, video and phone. The Company’s solution connects its Members, with its over 3,000 board certified physicians and behavioral health professionals treating a range of conditions and cases from acute diagnoses, such as upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infection and sinusitis to dermatological conditions, anxiety and smoking cessation.

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