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LHC Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LHCG)

$116.53
+0.57 (+0.49 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$114.60
Now: $116.53
$116.69
50-Day Range
$106.93
MA: $115.39
$122.88
52-Week Range
$80.84
Now: $116.53
$129.37
Volume130,009 shs
Average Volume237,306 shs
Market Capitalization$3.67 billion
P/E Ratio32.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.8
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, Home & Community-Based Services, Facility-Based Services and Healthcare Innovations. 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG
CUSIP50187A10
Phone337-233-1307

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.81 billion
Cash Flow$3.96 per share
Book Value$45.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,985
Market Cap$3.67 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The health services provider reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.06. The health services provider earned $517.84 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $524.24 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 8.83% and a net margin of 4.20%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.84 earnings per share. 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, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group.

What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.25 to $4.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.09-2.14 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

10 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for LHC Group's shares. Their predictions range from $114.00 to $146.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's share price to reach $130.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LHC Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 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?

News headlines about LHCG stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for LHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,860,000 shares, a decline of 7.0% from the August 30th total of 2,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 220,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.5 days. Approximately 6.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View LHC Group's Current Options Chain.

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 Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Okta (OKTA), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS) 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 Officer
  • Donald Dwayne Stelly, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Joshua L. Proffitt, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Angie M. Begnaud, Chief Clinical Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Benjamin Doga, Chief Medical Officer

Who are LHC Group's major shareholders?

LHC Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.88%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.51%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.48%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.11%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, John L Indest, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers, Ronald T Nixon 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 Tributary Capital Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, John L Indest, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers, Ronald T Nixon 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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Tuttle Tactical Management, Redhawk Wealth Advisors Inc., NEXT Financial Group Inc and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank . 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.53.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.67 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.View Additional Information About LHC Group.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  311 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  331 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  642
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This page was last updated on 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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