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NASDAQ:LHCGLHC Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$162.11
-2.74 (-1.66 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$161.65
Now: $162.11
$170.46
50-Day Range
$121.01
MA: $137.11
$164.85
52-Week Range
$100.00
Now: $162.11
$170.46
Volume250,425 shs
Average Volume391,487 shs
Market Capitalization$5.12 billion
P/E Ratio51.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.41
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. 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 Home & 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. The Healthcare Innovations segment reports on developmental activities outside its other business segments, which provides primary medical care for patients with chronic and acute illnesses who have difficulty traveling to a doctor's office. LHC Group was founded by Keith G. Myers in September 1994 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA.
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Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.41 out of 5 stars


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$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$5.96 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$95.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,399
Market Cap$5.12 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

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

LHC Group's stock was trading at $127.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LHCG shares have increased by 27.6% and is now trading at $162.11. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LHC Group?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for LHC Group.

When is LHC Group's next earnings date?

LHC Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for LHC Group.

How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The health services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The health services provider had revenue of $512.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $504.41 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 8.89% and a net margin of 4.73%. The company's revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.98 earnings per share. View LHC Group's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's stock price to reach $157.89 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.6%. View analysts' price targets for LHC Group.

Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LHCG stock have been trending negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news impact score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutLHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, a decrease of 12.7% from the April 30th total of 1,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 461,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's stock 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 Verizon Communications (VZ), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX), Honeywell International (HON), Intel (INTC), Visa (V) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are LHC Group's key executives?

LHC Group's management team includes the following 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

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.98%), Invesco Ltd. (5.61%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.49%), State Street Corp (2.95%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.09%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.09%). 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 institutional investors are selling LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Magnetar Financial LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, and John L Indest. View insider buying and selling activity for LHC Group.

Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, BlackRock Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Wellington Management Group LLP, and Ziegler Capital Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $162.11.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $5.12 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 30,399 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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