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NASDAQ:LHCG

LHC Group (LHCG) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$165.75
-0.59 (-0.35%)
(As of 05/23/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$165.26
$166.44
50-Day Range
$138.57
$168.99
52-Week Range
$108.42
$223.63
Volume
490,151 shs
Average Volume
529,687 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio
51.48
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.45
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About LHC Group

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. It operates through five segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Home and Community-Based Services, Facility-Based Services, and Healthcare Innovations (HCI). The Home Health Services segment offers skilled nursing, medically oriented social services and physical, occupational, and speech therapy. 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. Its Home and Community-Based Services segment offers range of services, such as assistance with grooming, medication reminders, meal preparation, assistance with feeding, light housekeeping, respite care, transportation, and errand. The Facility-Based Services segment treats patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel. This segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular and cardiac disorders, non-healing wounds, renal disorders, cancer, head and neck injuries, and mental disorders, as well as treats patients diagnosed with musculoskeletal impairments; and operates nursing facilities, family health center, rural health clinic, and physician practice, as well as offers physical therapy services. The HCI segment provides strategic health management services to accountable care organizations. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 557 home health services locations, 170 hospice locations, 136 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 12 locations, and 14 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Home health care services
Sub-Industry
Health Care Services
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LHCG
CUSIP
50187A10
Employees
30,000
Year Founded
1994

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.22 billion
Cash Flow
$7.51 per share
Book Value
$53.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$115.73 million
Pretax Margin
7.14%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,540,000
Market Cap
$5.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/04/2022
Today
5/23/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

644th out of 1,423 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

8th out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is LHC Group a buy right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LHC Group in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" LHC Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LHCG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, an increase of 20.6% from the April 15th total of 1,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 640,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 5.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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, August 3rd 2022.
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How were LHC Group's earnings last quarter?

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The health services provider reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.04. The health services provider had revenue of $571.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $573.10 million. LHC Group had a net margin of 4.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.11%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.39 EPS.
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What guidance has LHC Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

LHC Group issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.600-$6.000 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $6.000. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.50 billion-$2.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LHCG?

11 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for LHC Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect LHC Group's share price to reach $167.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are LHC Group's key executives?
LHC Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman (Age 63, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Joshua L. Proffitt, Pres & Chief Operating Officer (Age 44, Pay $713k)
  • Mr. Dale Gerard Mackel, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 57, Pay $569.75k)
  • Mr. Nicholas Gachassin III, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55, Pay $520k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Bruce D. Greenstein B.S., M.S., Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer (Age 53, Pay $756.45k)
  • Mr. John L. Indest, Consultant & Independent Director (Age 70, Pay $101.5k)
  • Ms. Kimberly S. Seymour, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Mohammad Ali, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Marcus D. Macip, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Ms. JoAnne Little, Sr. VP & Chief Compliance Officer
What is Keith G. Myers' approval rating as LHC Group's CEO?

524 employees have rated LHC Group CEO Keith G. Myers on Glassdoor.com. Keith G. Myers has an approval rating of 87% among LHC Group's employees.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Visa (V), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chevron (CVX) and Intel (INTC).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.22%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.38%), Wellington Management Group LLP (6.78%), Invesco Ltd. (4.12%), State Street Corp (3.23%) and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp (2.67%). Company insiders that own LHC Group stock include Nicholas Gachassin III, Ronald T Nixon and W Earl Reed III.
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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 Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LHC Group company stock in the last year include Nicholas Gachassin III, and Ronald T Nixon.
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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 Versor Investments LP, Baird Financial Group Inc., Alpine Associates Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Ahrens Investment Partners 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is LHC Group's stock price today?

One share of LHCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $165.75.

How much money does LHC Group make?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $5.14 billion and generates $2.22 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $115.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.22 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does LHC Group have?

LHC Group employs 30,000 workers across the globe.

When was LHC Group founded?

LHC Group was founded in 1994.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 337-235-8037.

This page was last updated on 5/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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