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Encompass Health - EHC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.82
+0.95 (+1.80%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.94
$53.98
50-Day Range
$46.54
$65.03
52-Week Range
$44.33
$81.45
Volume
736,409 shs
Average Volume
872,100 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.37 billion
P/E Ratio
16.46
Dividend Yield
2.12%
Price Target
$71.70

Encompass Health MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.11 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
33.2% Upside
$71.70 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.48% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.68
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.40mentions of Encompass Health in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
32.03%
From $2.56 to $3.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.30 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

7th out of 1,117 stocks

Hospitals Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

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About Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) Stock

Encompass Health Corporation provides facility-based and home-based post-acute healthcare services in the United States. The company operates in 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. As of June 1, 2022, it operated 149 hospitals, 252 home health locations, and 99 hospice locations in 42 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.

Encompass Health Stock Up 0.9 %

Shares of EHC traded up $0.45 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $53.32. The stock had a trading volume of 13,934 shares, compared to its average volume of 992,761. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $52.88 and a 200 day simple moving average of $62.43. Encompass Health has a 12 month low of $44.33 and a 12 month high of $81.45. The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. The company has a market capitalization of $5.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.17, a P/E/G ratio of 2.83 and a beta of 0.91.

Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.97 by ($0.08). The business had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. Encompass Health had a net margin of 6.22% and a return on equity of 16.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Encompass Health will post 2.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Encompass Health Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 3rd will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 30th. Encompass Health's dividend payout ratio is currently 34.25%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on EHC shares. Stephens decreased their price objective on shares of Encompass Health from $78.00 to $74.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Barclays lowered their price objective on Encompass Health from $80.00 to $63.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their price objective on Encompass Health from $80.00 to $62.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. StockNews.com downgraded Encompass Health from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Truist Financial cut their price target on Encompass Health from $75.00 to $65.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Monday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $71.70.

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EHC Stock News Headlines

Encompass Health (EHC) Up 4.7% Despite Q2 Earnings Miss
Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) Downgraded by StockNews.com
Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) Price Target Cut to $62.00
Analysts Set Encompass Health Co. (NYSE:EHC) PT at $79.56
Encompass Health (EHC) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday
5 Healthcare Stocks to Beat a Recession
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EHC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/20 Dividend
7/12/2022
Dividend Payable
7/20/2022
Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Hospitals
Sub-Industry
Health Care Facilities
Sector
Medical
CUSIP
42192430
Employees
43,400
Year Founded
1984

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$71.70
High Stock Price Forecast
$98.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$62.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+33.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.11
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$412.20 million
Pretax Margin
10.34%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.12 billion
Cash Flow
$7.02 per share
Book Value
$25.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
97,084,000
Market Cap
$5.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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EHC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Encompass Health stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Encompass Health in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" EHC shares.
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What is Encompass Health's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Encompass Health's shares. Their EHC share price forecasts range from $62.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $71.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have EHC shares performed in 2022?

Encompass Health's stock was trading at $65.26 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EHC shares have decreased by 18.2% and is now trading at $53.39.
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Are investors shorting Encompass Health?

Encompass Health saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,420,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the July 15th total of 2,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 889,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Encompass Health's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
View our EHC earnings forecast
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How were Encompass Health's earnings last quarter?

Encompass Health Co. (NYSE:EHC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.08. The company earned $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Encompass Health had a net margin of 6.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.20%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.17 earnings per share.

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

Encompass Health announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, October 17th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 30th.
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Is Encompass Health a good dividend stock?

Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.11%. The dividend payout ratio is 34.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EHC will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.14% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EHC.

What guidance has Encompass Health issued on next quarter's earnings?

Encompass Health issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.77-$2.91 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.25 billion-$4.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.38 billion.

What is Mark Tarr's approval rating as Encompass Health's CEO?

231 employees have rated Encompass Health Chief Executive Officer Mark Tarr on Glassdoor.com. Mark Tarr has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Encompass Health own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Encompass Health investors own include Salesforce (CRM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

What is Encompass Health's stock symbol?

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

Who are Encompass Health's major shareholders?

Encompass Health's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.03%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.15%), Glenview Capital Management LLC (1.38%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.27%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.19%) and Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.92%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew L Price, Donald L Correll, Elissa Joy Charbonneau, Kevin J O'connor, Mark J Tarr and Terrance Williams.
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How do I buy shares of Encompass Health?

Shares of EHC stock 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 Encompass Health's stock price today?

One share of EHC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.39.

How much money does Encompass Health make?

Encompass Health (NYSE:EHC) has a market capitalization of $5.33 billion and generates $5.12 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $412.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Encompass Health have?

The company employs 43,400 workers across the globe.

When was Encompass Health founded?

Encompass Health was founded in 1984.

How can I contact Encompass Health?

Encompass Health's mailing address is 3660 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, BIRMINGHAM, AL 35243-3332, United States. The official website for the company is www.healthsouth.com. The company can be reached via phone at (205) 967-7116, via email at investorrelations@healthsouth.com, or via fax at 205-969-4719.

This page (NYSE:EHC) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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