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NASDAQ:LHCGLHC Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$177.18
-0.23 (-0.13 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$176.17
Now: $177.18
$179.29
50-Day Range
$145.12
MA: $161.61
$177.41
52-Week Range
$100.00
Now: $177.18
$179.29
Volume183,325 shs
Average Volume374,616 shs
Market Capitalization$5.60 billion
P/E Ratio56.07
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.49
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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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$6.05 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$95.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,399
Market Cap$5.60 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LHCG stock has increased by 39.5% and is now trading at $177.18. 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The health services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.06. The health services provider earned $512.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $504.41 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 4.73% and a return on equity of 8.89%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.98 EPS. View LHC Group's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

10 brokers have issued 12-month target prices 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 $163.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%. View analysts' price targets for LHC Group.

Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LHCG stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about LHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 973,000 shares, a drop of 31.0% from the May 31st total of 1,410,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 475,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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."

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 $177.18.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $5.60 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 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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