NASDAQ:LHCG

LHC Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$196.66
+0.32 (+0.16 %)
(As of 05/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$191.01
$199.87
50-Day Range
$186.83
$219.09
52-Week Range
$138.72
$236.81
Volume176,527 shs
Average Volume174,580 shs
Market Capitalization$6.23 billion
P/E Ratio59.78
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.46
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About LHC Group

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 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. Its Facility-Based Services segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular and 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 and other non-related facilities, nursing facilities, family health center, rural health clinic, and physician practice, 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, 2020, it operated 537 home health services locations, 120 hospice locations, 124 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 12 locations, and 12 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG
CUSIP50187A10
Phone337-233-1307
Employees14,341
Year Founded1994

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$5.58 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$95.73 million

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$6.23 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

305th out of 2,045 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

5th out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is LHC Group a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LHC Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than LHC Group?

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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 742,900 shares, a decrease of 19.4% from the March 15th total of 921,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 183,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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, August 4th 2021.
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How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The health services provider reported $1.39 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.14. The health services provider earned $524.84 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.92 million. LHC Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.71% and a net margin of 5.00%.
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How has LHC Group's stock price 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 54.9% and is now trading at $196.66.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of 6.200-6.400 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.860. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.22 billion-$2.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.23 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's share price to reach $233.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price.
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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 62, Pay $905.48k)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, Pres (Age 43, Pay $776.31k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Gachassin III, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54, Pay $535k)
  • Mr. Bruce D. Greenstein B.S., M.S., Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer (Age 52, Pay $520.6k)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 69, Pay $101.5k)
  • Mr. Dale Gerard Mackel, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Kimberly S. Seymour, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • 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 Keith G. Myers' approval rating as LHC Group's CEO?

524 employees have rated LHC Group CEO Keith G. Myers on Glassdoor.com. Keith G. Myers has an approval rating of 87% among LHC Group's employees.

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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).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.25%), Oak Ridge Investments LLC (2.39%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.31%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (1.66%), BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp (1.64%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.32%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Donald Dwayne Stelly, John L Indest, Ronald T Nixon 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., Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Integral Health Asset Management LLC, Westwood Management Corp IL, RE Advisers Corp, Advisors Asset Management Inc., and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company .
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Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oak Ridge Investments LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, BlackRock Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Geneva Capital Management LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, and Summit Creek Advisors 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $196.66.

How much money does LHC Group make?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $6.23 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.

How many employees does LHC Group have?

LHC Group employs 14,341 workers across the globe.

When was LHC Group founded?

LHC Group was founded in 1994.

What is LHC Group's official website?

The official website for LHC Group is www.lhcgroup.com.

Where are LHC Group's headquarters?

LHC Group is headquartered at 901 HUGH WALLIS ROAD SOUTH, LAFAYETTE LA, 70508.

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 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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