Will WebMD's Healthy Glow Last?

The Net health-care concern has been a hit on the Street since being spun off last year. Now its numbers have to back up the optimism

Just days after Google (GOOG) raised a staggering $4 billion in a September secondary stock offering, another brand-name dot-com made a much quieter, but equally impressive splash on Wall Street. Health-information provider WebMD Health (WBMD) spun out from its parent company on Oct. 4, raising $129 million. Shares of its stock have nearly doubled to $34.92 since then (as of the market close on Feb. 22).

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