NASDAQ:LHCG - LHC Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$86.19 -0.14 (-0.16 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 05:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$86.33
Today's Range$85.02 - $87.11
52-Week Range$56.76 - $89.17
Volume189,000 shs
Average Volume254,956 shs
Market Capitalization$2.83 billion
P/E Ratio34.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.61
LHC Group logoLHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. The 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. The 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 Community-Based Services segment offers a 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. The Facility-Based Services segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular disorders, cardiac disorders, non-healing wounds, renal disorders, cancer, head and neck injuries, and mental disorders, as well as treats patients diagnosed with musculoskeletal impairments. The company also operates institutional pharmacy, a family health center, a rural health clinic, and a retail pharmacy, as well as offers physical therapy services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 318 home health services locations, 91 hospice locations, 12 community-based service locations, and 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 15 locations. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:LHCG
CUSIP50187A10
Phone337-233-1307

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24
Current Ratio1.65
Quick Ratio1.65

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.26
Forward P/E Ratio24.63
P/E Growth1.36

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.07 billion
Price / Sales2.64
Cash Flow$3.2017 per share
Price / Cash26.92
Book Value$28.54 per share
Price / Book3.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42
Net Income$50.11 million
Net Margins4.07%
Return on Equity9.29%
Return on Assets5.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,554
Outstanding Shares32,830,000
Market Cap$2,834.47

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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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The health services provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.03. The health services provider had revenue of $291.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $295.21 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 4.07% and a return on equity of 9.29%. LHC Group's revenue for the quarter was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.53 EPS. 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group.

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

LHC Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.45-$3.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.81-$1.86, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.86 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for LHC Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate LHC Group's share price to reach $78.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%. View Analyst Ratings for LHC Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of LHC Group's key competitors?

Who are LHC Group's key executives?

LHC Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Donald D. Stelly, Pres & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel., CFO & Treasurer (Age 40)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. John M. Thompson Jr., Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer

Has LHC Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LHCG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the health services provider an impact score of 46.95 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are LHC Group's major shareholders?

LHC Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.21%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.54%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.19%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.21%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.06%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Kenneth E Thorpe. 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 Boston Advisors LLC and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel and Joshua L Proffitt. View Insider Buying and Selling for LHC Group.

Which institutional 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, Scout Investments Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., First National Bank of Omaha, Denali Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Amalgamated Bank. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.19.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $2.83 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $50.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.42 on an earnings per share basis. LHC Group employs 14,554 workers across the globe.

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:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  249 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  476
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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