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NASDAQ:LHCG

LHC Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$222.26
-2.61 (-1.16 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$220.84
Now: $222.26
$228.73
50-Day Range
$196.13
MA: $209.14
$227.28
52-Week Range
$100.00
Now: $222.26
$231.79
Volume104,264 shs
Average Volume309,465 shs
Market Capitalization$7.02 billion
P/E Ratio58.64
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.57
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: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.03 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
Employees30,399

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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

Market Cap$7.02 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$222.26
-2.61 (-1.16 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 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 (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 stock has increased by 75.0% and is now trading at $222.26.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LHC Group?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, November 4th 2020.
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How can I listen to LHC Group's earnings call?

LHC Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The health services provider reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.48. The health services provider earned $487.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $492.53 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 5.76% and a return on equity of 9.08%.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.60-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.19.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $245.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's share price to reach $198.13 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.9%.
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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 691,600 shares, a decrease of 14.4% from the August 31st total of 808,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 226,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the company 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), 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 & CFO (Age 42, Pay $776.31k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Gachassin III, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53, Pay $535k)
  • Mr. Bruce D. Greenstein, Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer (Age 51, Pay $520.6k)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 68, Pay $101.5k)

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 Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.49%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.33%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.22%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.15%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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 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, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Scout Investments Inc., and Gradient Investments LLC.
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Which major investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Diversified Trust Co, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Great Diamond Partners LLC, USA Financial Portformulas Corp, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV.
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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 $222.26.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $7.02 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 10/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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