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

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$113.02 +0.38 (+0.34 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$113.02
Today's Range$112.39 - $114.22
52-Week Range$59.21 - $114.22
Volume201,802 shs
Average Volume251,225 shs
Market Capitalization$3.55 billion
P/E Ratio46.70
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89
LHC 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

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$1.07 billion
Cash Flow$3.2684 per share
Book Value$28.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$50.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,554
Market Cap$3.55 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The health services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95. The health services provider had revenue of $507 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $515.03 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 3.85% and a return on equity of 8.23%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 88.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LHC Group.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for LHC Group's shares. Their predictions range from $74.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's stock price to reach $105.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for LHC Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LHC Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 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 been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 60)
  • Mr. Donald D. Stelly, Pres & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, CFO, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 41)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Jeffrey T. Reibel, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)

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 BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.28%), Northern Trust Corp (1.70%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.69%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.59%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Polar Capital LLP, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Timpani Capital Management LLC and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Donald Dwayne Stelly, Jeff Reibel, Joshua L Proffitt, Keith G Myers and Tyree G Wilburn. 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 BlackRock Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, SG Americas Securities LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $113.02.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.55 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.

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:  266 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  283 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  549
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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