NYSE:EHC - Encompass Health Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$80.75 +1.23 (+1.55 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$80.75
Today's Range$79.01 - $80.92
52-Week Range$43.27 - $80.92
Volume581,353 shs
Average Volume698,166 shs
Market Capitalization$7.81 billion
P/E Ratio29.26
Dividend Yield1.26%
Beta0.32
Encompass Health logoEncompass Health Corporation provides facility-based and home-based post-acute healthcare services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Home Health and Hospice. The Inpatient Rehabilitation segment provides specialized rehabilitative treatment on an inpatient and outpatient basis to patients who are recovering from conditions, such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions, and amputations. The Home Health and Hospice segment provides home health and hospice services primarily in the Southeast and Texas. Its home health services include a range of Medicare-certified home nursing services to adult patients in need of care comprising skilled nursing, medical social work, and home health aide services, as well as physical, occupational, speech therapy, and others. This segment's hospice services comprise in-home services to terminally ill patients and their families to address patients' physical needs, including pain control and symptom management, and to provide emotional and spiritual support. As of March 1, 2018, Encompass Health Corporation operated 127 hospitals, and 237 home health and hospice agencies in 36 states and Puerto Rico. The company was formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation and changed its name to Encompass Health Corporation in January 2018. Encompass Health Corporation was founded in 1983 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Hospitals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:EHC
CUSIPN/A
Phone205-967-7116

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.73
Current Ratio1.17
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.26
Forward P/E Ratio22.81
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.97 billion
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$4.7361 per share
Price / Cash17.05
Book Value$14.49 per share
Price / Book5.57

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.76
Net Income$256.30 million
Net Margins7.32%
Return on Equity22.57%
Return on Assets6.54%

Miscellaneous

Employees29,370
Outstanding Shares98,860,000
Market Cap$7.81 billion

Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Encompass Health's stock symbol?

Encompass Health trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EHC."

How often does Encompass Health pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Encompass Health?

Encompass Health announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 28th. This is a positive change from Encompass Health's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Encompass Health's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for EHC?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Encompass Health's stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Encompass Health's share price to reach $73.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Encompass Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Encompass Health?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encompass Health in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encompass Health.

Who are some of Encompass Health's key competitors?

Who are Encompass Health's key executives?

Encompass Health's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark J. Tarr, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Coltharp, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. John Patrick Darby, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 53)
  • Ms. Cheryl B. Levy, Chief HR Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Barbara Ann Jacobsmeyer, Exec. VP & Pres Inpatient Hospitals (Age 52)

Has Encompass Health been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EHC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Encompass Health earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.46 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Encompass Health.

How do I buy shares of Encompass Health?

Shares of EHC 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 Encompass Health's stock price today?

One share of EHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.75.

How big of a company is Encompass Health?

Encompass Health has a market capitalization of $7.81 billion and generates $3.97 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $256.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.76 on an earnings per share basis. Encompass Health employs 29,370 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Encompass Health?

Encompass Health's mailing address is 9001 LIBERTY PARKWAY, BIRMINGHAM AL, 35242. The company can be reached via phone at 205-967-7116 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Encompass Health (NYSE EHC)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  53 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  38 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  91
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Encompass Health and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EHC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EHC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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