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NASDAQ:LHCGLHC Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$195.98
+0.02 (+0.01 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 12:30 PM ET)
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$166.76
MA: $186.89
$213.08
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Now: $195.98
$214.97
Volume2,709 shs
Average Volume347,342 shs
Market Capitalization$6.19 billion
P/E Ratio51.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.52
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: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.30 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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$5.57 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$95.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,399
Market Cap$6.19 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$195.98
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(As of 08/14/2020 12:30 PM ET)
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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has LHC Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

LHC Group's stock was trading at $127.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LHCG shares have increased by 54.3% and is now trading at $195.98.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LHC Group?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 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 were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The health services provider reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.48. LHC Group had a return on equity of 9.08% and a net margin of 5.76%.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for LHC Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's share price to reach $191.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%.
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Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LHCG stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news impact score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,030,000 shares, an increase of 39.9% from the June 15th total of 736,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 425,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the stock 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ), Intel (INTC), Paypal (PYPL), CVS Health (CVS) and Chevron (CVX).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (16.76%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.11%), FMR LLC (5.48%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.07%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.95%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.90%). 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.
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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 Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., and Wasatch Advisors Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, American International Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, 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 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 $195.98.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $6.19 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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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