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

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$66.56 -1.98 (-2.89 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 03:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.54
Today's Range$66.14 - $67.75
52-Week Range$48.60 - $82.46
Volume36,114 shs
Average Volume529,746 shs
Market Capitalization$6.78 billion
P/E Ratio24.04
Dividend Yield1.58%
Beta0.51
Encompass 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
Current SymbolNYSE:EHC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone205-967-7116

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.58
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.04
Forward P/E Ratio18.44
P/E Growth1.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.97 billion
Price / Sales1.66
Cash Flow$4.5003 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.79
Book Value$14.49 per share
Price / Book4.59

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.76
Net Income$256.30 million
Net Margins7.73%
Return on Equity23.51%
Return on Assets6.98%

Miscellaneous

Employees29,370
Outstanding Shares98,930,000
Market Cap$6.78 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. View Encompass Health's Dividend History.

How were Encompass Health's earnings last quarter?

Encompass Health Corp (NYSE:EHC) released its earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.06 billion. Encompass Health had a net margin of 7.73% and a return on equity of 23.51%. View Encompass Health's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for EHC?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Encompass Health's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect Encompass Health's stock price to reach $74.8750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Encompass Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Encompass Health?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encompass Health in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Encompass Health.

Has Encompass Health been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EHC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Encompass Health earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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)

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 $66.55.

How big of a company is Encompass Health?

Encompass Health has a market capitalization of $6.78 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.

What is Encompass Health's official website?

The official website for Encompass Health is http://www.encompasshealth.com.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  58 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  128
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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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