NASDAQ:LHCG

LHC Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$202.14
+2.69 (+1.35 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$198.73
$202.21
50-Day Range
$185.44
$219.09
52-Week Range
$164.70
$236.81
Volume88,515 shs
Average Volume169,439 shs
Market Capitalization$6.40 billion
P/E Ratio51.05
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.41
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About LHC Group

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company's Home Health Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, and patient education; medically-oriented social services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Its Hospice Services segment provides pain and symptom management accompanied by palliative medication, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, dietary counseling, family bereavement counseling, and social worker visits. The company's Home and Community-Based Services segment offers range of services, such as assistance with grooming, medication reminders, meal preparation, assistance with feeding, light housekeeping, respite care, transportation, and errand services to patients in their home or in a medical facility. Its Facility-Based Services segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular and cardiac disorders, non-healing wounds, renal disorders, cancer, head and neck injuries, and mental disorders, as well as treats patients diagnosed with musculoskeletal impairments; and operates institutional pharmacy and other non-related facilities, nursing facilities, family health center, rural health clinic, and physician practice, as well as offers physical therapy services. The company's Healthcare Innovations (HCI) Services segment provides strategic health management services to accountable care organizations. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 537 home health services locations, 120 hospice locations, 124 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 12 locations, and 12 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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1.57 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

485th out of 2,106 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

6th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is LHC Group a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LHC Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than LHC Group?

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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 899,700 shares, an increase of 20.2% from the May 13th total of 748,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 161,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.6 days. Currently, 3.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is LHC Group's next earnings date?

LHC Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 5th. The health services provider reported $1.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.14. The health services provider earned $524.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $524.92 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 5.99% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.12%.
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How has LHC Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

LHC Group's stock was trading at $127.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LHCG shares have increased by 59.2% and is now trading at $202.14.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of 6.200-6.400 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.860. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.22 billion-$2.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.23 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's stock price to reach $233.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are LHC Group's key executives?

LHC Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman (Age 62, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, Pres (Age 43, Pay $713k)
  • Mr. Dale Gerard Mackel, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56, Pay $569.75k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Gachassin III, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54, Pay $520k)
  • Mr. Bruce D. Greenstein B.S., M.S., Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer (Age 52, Pay $756.45k)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 69, Pay $101.5k)
  • Ms. Kimberly S. Seymour, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Mohammad Ali, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Marcus D. Macip, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Ms. JoAnne Little, Sr. VP & Chief Compliance Officer

What is Keith G. Myers' approval rating as LHC Group's CEO?

524 employees have rated LHC Group CEO Keith G. Myers on Glassdoor.com. Keith G. Myers has an approval rating of 87% among LHC Group's employees.

Who are some of LHC Group's key competitors?

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chevron (CVX) and Intel (INTC).

What is LHC Group's stock symbol?

LHC Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LHCG."

Who are LHC Group's major shareholders?

LHC Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.25%), Oak Ridge Investments LLC (2.39%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.97%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (1.66%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Ronald T Nixon and W Earl Reed III.
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Which institutional investors are selling LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Picton Mahoney Asset Management, UBS Group AG, and Picton Mahoney Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Ronald T Nixon, and W Earl Reed III.
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Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oak Ridge Investments LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, BlackRock Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Eaton Vance Management, Geneva Capital Management LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, and Handelsbanken Fonder AB.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $202.14.

How much money does LHC Group make?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $6.40 billion and generates $2.06 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $111.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does LHC Group have?

LHC Group employs 30,000 workers across the globe.

When was LHC Group founded?

LHC Group was founded in 1994.

What is LHC Group's official website?

The official website for LHC Group is www.lhcgroup.com.

Where are LHC Group's headquarters?

LHC Group is headquartered at 901 HUGH WALLIS ROAD SOUTH, LAFAYETTE LA, 70508.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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