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LHC Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.05 (-1.03 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $196.32
50-Day Range
MA: $215.25
52-Week Range
Now: $196.32
Volume272,062 shs
Average Volume292,416 shs
Market Capitalization$6.20 billion
P/E Ratio59.67
Dividend YieldN/A
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 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 disorders, 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, a family health center, a rural health clinic, and a retail pharmacy, 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, 2019, it operated 553 home health services locations, 110 hospice locations, 107 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 13 locations, and 10 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.15 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$5.14 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share


Net Income$95.73 million


Market Cap$6.20 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has LHC Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

LHC Group's stock was trading at $127.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LHCG stock has increased by 54.6% and is now trading at $196.32.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LHC Group?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than LHC Group?

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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, February 24th 2021.
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How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The health services provider reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.29. The health services provider had revenue of $530.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $520.40 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 5.00% and a return on equity of 9.78%. LHC Group's revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.29-1.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $529-539 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $535.12 million.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

8 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's stock price to reach $198.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 684,900 shares, an increase of 11.0% from the October 31st total of 617,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 174,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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).

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 61, Pay $905.48k)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, Pres (Age 42, Pay $776.31k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Gachassin III, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53, Pay $535k)
  • Mr. Bruce D. Greenstein B.S., M.S., Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer (Age 51, Pay $520.6k)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 68, Pay $101.5k)
  • Mr. Dale Gerard Mackel, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Kimberly S. Seymour, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43)
  • 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 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.70%), State Street Corp (3.00%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.86%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.84%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.98%) and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp (0.74%). 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, Tyree G Wilburn 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., Tributary Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, C WorldWide Group Holding A S, and William Blair Investment Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., BP PLC, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, and Mackay Shields LLC.
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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 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 $196.32.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $6.20 billion and generates $2.08 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $95.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.47 on an earnings per share basis. LHC Group employs 32,000 workers across the globe.

What is LHC Group's official website?

The official website for LHC Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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