NASDAQ:LHCG - LHC Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $103.19 -1.13 (-1.08 %) (As of 01/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$103.19Today's Range$102.5450 - $106.225052-Week Range$58.65 - $107.51Volume312,992 shsAverage Volume237,880 shsMarket Capitalization$3.24 billionP/E Ratio42.64Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.88 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 operates through four segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. The 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. The 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 Community-Based Services segment offers a 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. The 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. The company also operates institutional pharmacy, a family health center, a rural health clinic, and a retail pharmacy, as well as offers physical therapy services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 318 home health services locations, 91 hospice locations, 12 community-based service locations, and 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 15 locations. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana. Receive LHCG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LHCG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Home health care services Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG Previous Symbol CUSIP50187A10 Webwww.lhcgroup.com Phone337-233-1307Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio1.61 Quick Ratio1.61Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio42.64 Forward P/E Ratio29.23 P/E Growth1.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.07 billion Price / Sales3.02 Cash Flow$3.2067 per share Price / Cash Flow32.18 Book Value$28.54 per share Price / Book3.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42 Net Income$50.11 million Net Margins3.85% Return on Equity8.23% Return on Assets5.77%Miscellaneous Employees14,554 Outstanding Shares31,370,000Market Cap$3.24 billion OptionableOptionable 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 earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The health services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95. The health services provider had revenue of $507 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $515.03 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 8.23% and a net margin of 3.85%. LHC Group's revenue was up 88.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 EPS. 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group. What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings? LHC Group issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.45-3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.81-1.86, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.83 billion. What price target have analysts set for LHCG? 13 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for LHC Group's shares. Their predictions range from $74.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's share price to reach $105.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LHC Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 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? Headlines about LHCG stock have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories 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 effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of LHC Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to LHC Group include Chemed (CHE), Amedisys (AMED), Addus Homecare (ADUS), Civitas Solutions (CIVI), BioScrip (BIOS) and New York Health Care (BBAL). Who are LHC Group's key executives? LHC Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)Mr. Donald D. Stelly, Pres & COO (Age 49)Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, CFO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 40)Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Director (Age 66)Mr. Jeffrey T. Reibel, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46) Who are LHC Group's major shareholders? LHC Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.59%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.20%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers 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 Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Scout Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Tyree G Wilburn. View Insider Buying and Selling for LHC Group. Which major investors are buying LHC Group stock? LHCG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including HMS Capital Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is LHC Group's stock price today? One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $103.19. How big of a company is LHC Group? LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.24 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $50.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.42 on an earnings per share basis. LHC Group employs 14,554 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 263 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 280 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 543MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LHC Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LHCG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LHCG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Rule of 72?