S&P 500   3,321.75 (+0.03%)
DOW   29,186.27 (-0.03%)
QQQ   223.87 (+0.26%)
AAPL   317.70 (+0.36%)
FB   221.32 (-0.05%)
MSFT   165.70 (-0.48%)
AMZN   1,887.46 (-0.24%)
NVDA   250.05 (+0.85%)
BABA   222.37 (+0.05%)
GE   11.37 (-2.49%)
TSLA   569.56 (+4.09%)
AMD   51.43 (+0.74%)
T   39.04 (+1.35%)
PRI   126.65 (+0.19%)
BAC   34.36 (+0.29%)
GILD   63.43 (+1.28%)
S&P 500   3,321.75 (+0.03%)
DOW   29,186.27 (-0.03%)
QQQ   223.87 (+0.26%)
AAPL   317.70 (+0.36%)
FB   221.32 (-0.05%)
MSFT   165.70 (-0.48%)
AMZN   1,887.46 (-0.24%)
NVDA   250.05 (+0.85%)
BABA   222.37 (+0.05%)
GE   11.37 (-2.49%)
TSLA   569.56 (+4.09%)
AMD   51.43 (+0.74%)
T   39.04 (+1.35%)
PRI   126.65 (+0.19%)
BAC   34.36 (+0.29%)
GILD   63.43 (+1.28%)
S&P 500   3,321.75 (+0.03%)
DOW   29,186.27 (-0.03%)
QQQ   223.87 (+0.26%)
AAPL   317.70 (+0.36%)
FB   221.32 (-0.05%)
MSFT   165.70 (-0.48%)
AMZN   1,887.46 (-0.24%)
NVDA   250.05 (+0.85%)
BABA   222.37 (+0.05%)
GE   11.37 (-2.49%)
TSLA   569.56 (+4.09%)
AMD   51.43 (+0.74%)
T   39.04 (+1.35%)
PRI   126.65 (+0.19%)
BAC   34.36 (+0.29%)
GILD   63.43 (+1.28%)
S&P 500   3,321.75 (+0.03%)
DOW   29,186.27 (-0.03%)
QQQ   223.87 (+0.26%)
AAPL   317.70 (+0.36%)
FB   221.32 (-0.05%)
MSFT   165.70 (-0.48%)
AMZN   1,887.46 (-0.24%)
NVDA   250.05 (+0.85%)
BABA   222.37 (+0.05%)
GE   11.37 (-2.49%)
TSLA   569.56 (+4.09%)
AMD   51.43 (+0.74%)
T   39.04 (+1.35%)
PRI   126.65 (+0.19%)
BAC   34.36 (+0.29%)
GILD   63.43 (+1.28%)
Log in

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

$147.01
-1.06 (-0.72 %)
(As of 01/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$146.24
Now: $147.01
$149.12
50-Day Range
$130.45
MA: $137.13
$148.07
52-Week Range
$98.41
Now: $147.01
$149.65
Volume11,365 shs
Average Volume180,749 shs
Market Capitalization$4.63 billion
P/E Ratio48.68
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$3.85 per share
Book Value$45.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,985
Market Cap$4.63 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Receive LHCG News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LHCG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.


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 results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The health services provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.18. The health services provider had revenue of $528.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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 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 12-month price objectives for LHC Group's shares. 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 9.0%. 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 headlines about LHCG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LHC Group earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for LHC Group.

Are investors shorting LHC Group?

LHC Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,740,000 shares, a decline of 7.4% from the November 28th total of 1,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 201,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.7 days. Approximately 5.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Visa (V), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Walt Disney (DIS).

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 number of of retail and institutional 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%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.22%) and First National Bank of Omaha (0.17%). 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, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC and NEXT Financial Group Inc. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank . 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 $147.08.

How big of a company is LHC Group?

LHC Group has a market capitalization of $4.63 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:  352 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  682
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 1/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel