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NASDAQ:LHCG - LHC Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$124.41
-5.79 (-4.45 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:30 AM ET)
Today's Range
$121.90
Now: $124.41
$127.97
50-Day Range
$104.81
MA: $137.21
$158.93
52-Week Range
$98.41
Now: $124.41
$159.48
Volume288,607 shs
Average Volume480,263 shs
Market Capitalization$3.92 billion
P/E Ratio40.66
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.98
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$5.79 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$95.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,399
Market Cap$3.92 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LHCG shares have decreased by 2.0% and is now trading at $124.41. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of LHC Group?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 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, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for LHC Group.

How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The health services provider reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.15. The health services provider earned $531.32 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $541.57 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 4.60% and a return on equity of 9.52%. View LHC Group's earnings history.

What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.60-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.13-2.18 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.24 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for LHC Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's stock price to reach $147.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for LHC Group.

Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LHCG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutLHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,364,500 shares, a decline of 9.6% from the February 27th total of 1,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 368,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 4.6% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS), Visa (V), Chevron (CVX), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T) and Intel (INTC).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (5.29%), State Street Corp (2.77%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.13%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.12%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.10%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.91%). 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. View institutional ownership trends for LHC Group.

Which institutional investors are selling LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Redwood Investments LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Man Group plc, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Sei Investments Co., and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, John L Indest, Keith G Myers, and Ronald T Nixon. View insider buying and selling activity for LHC Group.

Which institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Norges Bank, Magnetar Financial LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Westwood Management Corp IL, Columbus Circle Investors, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $124.41.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.92 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. View additional information about LHC Group.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  345 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  367 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  712
MarketBeat'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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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