NASDAQ:LHCG - LHC Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $112.01 -1.36 (-1.20 %) (As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$113.37Today's Range$111.27 - $114.3152-Week Range$59.21 - $114.31Volume220,813 shsAverage Volume259,001 shsMarket Capitalization$3.52 billionP/E Ratio31.55Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.91 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email LHC Group, Inc. provides post-acute health care services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospices and long-term acute care hospitals. The company operates through the following business segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services and Facility-Based Services. The Home Health segment offers a wide range of services, including skilled nursing, private duty nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medically-oriented social services and hospice care. The Hospice Services segment offer a wide range of services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, and counseling. The Community-Based Services segment are performed by paraprofessional personnel, and include assistance to the elderly, chronically ill, and disabled patients with activities of daily living. The Facility Based Services segment includes long-term acute care hospitals treats patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel by operating an institutional pharmacy, which focuses on providing a full array of services to long term acute care hospitals. LHC Group was founded by Keith G. Myers in September 1994 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA. Receive LHCG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LHCG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Home health care services Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG Previous Symbol CUSIP50187A10 CIK1303313 Webwww.lhcgroup.com Phone337-233-1307Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio1.78 Quick Ratio1.78Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio31.55 Forward P/E Ratio26.67 P/E Growth1.59 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.81 billion Price / Sales1.94 Cash Flow$3.7739 per share Price / Cash Flow29.68 Book Value$45.40 per share Price / Book2.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.55 Net Income$63.57 million Net Margins3.50% Return on Equity8.40% Return on Assets6.05%Miscellaneous Employees30,985 Outstanding Shares31,406,000Market Cap$3.52 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions What is LHC Group's stock symbol? LHC Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LHCG." How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter? LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The health services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.01. The health services provider earned $509.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $522.21 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 8.40% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 75.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.62 EPS. View LHC Group's Earnings History. When is LHC Group's next earnings date? LHC Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group. What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings? LHC Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.15-4.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.08-2.13 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.16 billion. What price target have analysts set for LHCG? 12 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for LHC Group's shares. Their predictions range from $101.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's stock price to reach $114.0909 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LHC Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LHC Group. Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about LHCG stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a coverage optimism score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of LHC Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to LHC Group include Chemed (CHE), Amedisys (AMED), Addus Homecare (ADUS), Civitas Solutions (CIVI), BioScrip (BIOS) and New York Health Care (BBAL). What other stocks do shareholders of LHC Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LHC Group investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Chevron (CVX), Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Mcdonald's (MCD) and Exxon Mobil (XOM). Who are LHC Group's key executives? LHC Group's management team includes the folowing people: Keith G. Myers, Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerDonald Dwayne Stelly, President & Chief Operating OfficerJoshua L. Proffitt, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer, EVP & General CounselAngie M. Begnaud, Chief Clinical Officer & Executive Vice PresidentJohn M. Thompson, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President Who are LHC Group's major shareholders? LHC Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.44%), FMR LLC (3.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.28%), Norges Bank (1.75%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.70%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Tyree G Wilburn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LHC Group. Which major investors are selling LHC Group stock? LHCG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Polar Capital LLP, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Timpani Capital Management LLC and Penn Capital Management Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Tyree G Wilburn. View Insider Buying and Selling for LHC Group. Which major investors are buying LHC Group stock? LHCG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for LHC Group. How do I buy shares of LHC Group? Shares of LHCG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is LHC Group's stock price today? One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.01. How big of a company is LHC Group? LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.52 billion and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $63.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. LHC Group employs 30,985 workers across the globe. What is LHC Group's official website? The official website for LHC Group is http://www.lhcgroup.com. How can I contact LHC Group? LHC Group's mailing address is 901 HUGH WALLIS ROAD SOUTH, LAFAYETTE LA, 70508. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 337-233-1307 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for LHC Group (NASDAQ LHCG)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 270 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 290 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 560MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LHC Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LHCG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LHCG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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