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

$145.42
+2.24 (+1.56 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 02:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
$142.63
Now: $145.42
$145.56
50-Day Range
$130.30
MA: $136.05
$145.42
52-Week Range
$98.41
Now: $145.42
$145.56
Volume324,610 shs
Average Volume194,844 shs
Market Capitalization$4.58 billion
P/E Ratio48.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.91
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. Read More…

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$1.81 billion
Cash Flow$3.86 per share
Book Value$45.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,985
Market Cap$4.58 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, November, 6th. The health services provider reported $1.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.08 by $0.18. The health services provider earned $528.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $534.15 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 4.59% and a return on equity of 9.39%. LHC Group's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.95 earnings per share. 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 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group.

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

LHC Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.35-4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.09-2.14, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.10 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $114.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's share price to reach $133.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for LHC Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 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?

Media coverage about LHCG stock has trended somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media 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 coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for LHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,740,000 shares, a drop of 7.4% from the November 28th total of 1,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 201,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.7 days. Approximately 5.8% of the shares of the 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 Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX), Honeywell International (HON), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are LHC Group's key executives?

LHC Group's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are LHC Group's major shareholders?

LHC Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.85%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.54%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.52%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.17%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.15%). 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 major investors are selling LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., First National Bank of Omaha, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Calamos Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, John L Indest, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Ronald T Nixon. 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 Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $145.42.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $4.58 billion and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $63.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. LHC Group employs 30,985 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:  330 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  681
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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