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

$121.46
-8.55 (-6.58 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$118.18
Now: $121.46
$128.35
50-Day Range
$121.46
MA: $149.15
$158.93
52-Week Range
$98.41
Now: $121.46
$159.48
Volume691,175 shs
Average Volume215,658 shs
Market Capitalization$3.83 billion
P/E Ratio39.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.88
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$2.08 billion
Cash Flow$5.89 per share
Book Value$47.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,985
Market Cap$3.83 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 26th. The health services provider reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.15. The health services provider earned $531.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $541.57 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 9.52% and a net margin of 4.60%. 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, May 13th 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.60-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices 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 $136.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% from the stock's current price. 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 headlines about LHCG stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a coverage optimism score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the health services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for LHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,850,000 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the January 15th total of 1,690,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 200,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.2 days. Currently, 6.2% 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS) and AT&T (T).

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 many different 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., Principal Financial Group Inc., Sei Investments Co., Arizona State Retirement System and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. 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 institutional investors are buying LHC Group stock?

LHCG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Magnetar Financial LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Westwood Management Corp IL, Columbus Circle Investors, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 $121.46.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $3.83 billion and generates $2.08 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $63.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.47 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:  338 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  702
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 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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