Laboratory Co. of America Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.37 (-0.12 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 11:27 AM ET)
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Volume5,301 shs
Average Volume675,056 shs
Market Capitalization$28.58 billion
P/E Ratio10.12
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Laboratory Co. of America

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings operates as a life sciences company, which engages in the provision of vital information to help health professionals make clear and confident decisions. It operates through the Drug Development and Diagnostics segments. The Drug Development segment consists of lead optimization, preclinical safety assessment, analytical services, clinical trials, central laboratories, biomarkers, and companion diagnostics, market access, and technology solutions. The Diagnostics segment includes primary care, women's health, specialty medicine, oncology, ACOs, and hospitals and health systems. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, NC.


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Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

601st out of 1,351 stocks

Medical Laboratories Industry

14th out of 30 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Laboratory Co. of America (NYSE:LH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laboratory Co. of America a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laboratory Co. of America in the last twelve months. There are currently 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Laboratory Co. of America stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Laboratory Co. of America?

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Are investors shorting Laboratory Co. of America?

Laboratory Co. of America saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,850,000 shares, an increase of 25.0% from the July 29th total of 1,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 687,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Laboratory Co. of America's next earnings date?

Laboratory Co. of America is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Laboratory Co. of America's earnings last quarter?

Laboratory Co. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 28th. The medical research company reported $6.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.64 by $0.49. The medical research company had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.59 billion. Laboratory Co. of America had a net margin of 17.57% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 35.18%.
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How has Laboratory Co. of America's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Laboratory Co. of America's stock was trading at $158.99 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LH shares have increased by 87.2% and is now trading at $297.55.
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What guidance has Laboratory Co. of America issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laboratory Co. of America issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $21.500-$25.000 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $22.540. The company issued revenue guidance of $14.89 billion-$15.24 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $14.56 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LH?

13 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Laboratory Co. of America's stock. Their forecasts range from $260.00 to $368.00. On average, they expect Laboratory Co. of America's share price to reach $316.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Laboratory Co. of America's key executives?

Laboratory Co. of America's management team includes the following people:
  • Adam H. Schechter, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Glenn Andrew Eisenberg, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Lance V. Berberian, Chief Information & Technology Officer & EVP
  • Brian J. Caveney, Chief Medical Officer, EVP & President-Diagnostics
  • Stephen M. Anderson, Chief Scientific Officer-Covance & Senior VP

What is Adam Schechter's approval rating as Laboratory Co. of America's CEO?

143 employees have rated Laboratory Co. of America CEO Adam Schechter on Adam Schechter has an approval rating of 73% among Laboratory Co. of America's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Laboratory Co. of America own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Laboratory Co. of America investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Abbott Laboratories (abt), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Amgen (AMGN).

What is Laboratory Co. of America's stock symbol?

Laboratory Co. of America trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LH."

Who are Laboratory Co. of America's major shareholders?

Laboratory Co. of America's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.30%), BlackRock Inc. (8.02%), State Street Corp (4.40%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.84%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.73%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.73%). Company insiders that own Laboratory Co. of America stock include David P King, Der Vaart Sandra D Van, Jean-Luc Belingard, Judith C Seltz, Kerrii B Anderson, Mark S Schroeder, Paul R Kirchgraber, Peter J Wilkinson and R Sanders Williams.
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Which major investors are selling Laboratory Co. of America stock?

LH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allen Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, Boston Partners, Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., and Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Laboratory Co. of America company stock in the last year include Der Vaart Sandra D Van, Jean-Luc Belingard, Mark S Schroeder, Paul R Kirchgraber, and Peter J Wilkinson.
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Which major investors are buying Laboratory Co. of America stock?

LH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Amundi, State Street Corp, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
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How do I buy shares of Laboratory Co. of America?

Shares of LH 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 Laboratory Co. of America's stock price today?

One share of LH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $297.55.

How much money does Laboratory Co. of America make?

Laboratory Co. of America has a market capitalization of $28.68 billion and generates $13.98 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $1.56 billion in net income (profit) each year or $23.94 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laboratory Co. of America have?

Laboratory Co. of America employs 72,400 workers across the globe.

Does Laboratory Co. of America have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Laboratory Co. of America: 1957285 Ontario Inc. dba Quality Underwriting Services, 2089729 Ontario Inc., 2248848 Ontario Inc., 3065619 Nova Scotia Company, 3257959 Nova Scotia Company, 896988 Ontario Limited, 9279-3280 Quebec Inc., Accupath Diagnostic Laboratories Inc., Alpha Medical Laboratory LLC, Assets of Pathology Inc, Beacon LBS IPA Inc., Beacon Laboratory Benefit Solutions Inc., CannAmm GP Inc., CannAmm Limited Partnership, Center for Disease Detection International, Center for Disease Detection LLC, Centrex Clinical Laboratories Inc., Clearstone Central Laboratories (U.S.) Inc., Clearstone Holdings (International) Ltd., Clipper Holdings Inc., Colorado Coagulation Consultants Inc., Colorado Laboratory Services LLC, Correlagen Diagnostics Inc., Covance Inc., Curalab Inc., Cytometry Associates Inc., Czura Thornton (Hong Kong) Limited, DCL Acquisition Inc., DCL Medical Laboratories LLC (DE), DCL Medical Laboratories LLC (FL), DCL Sub LLC, DIANON Systems Inc., DL Holdings Limited Partnership, Decision Diagnostics L.L.C. (aka DaVinici/Medicorp LLC), Diagnostic Services Inc., DynaLifeDX, Dynacare - Gamma Laboratory Partnership, Dynacare Company, Dynacare G.P. Inc., Dynacare Holdco LLC, Dynacare Laboratories Inc., Dynacare Laboratories Limited Partnership, Dynacare Northwest Inc., Dynacare Realty Inc., DynalifeDX Infrastructure Inc., Endocrine Sciences Inc., Esoterix Genetic Counseling LLC, Esoterix Genetic Laboratories LLC, Esoterix Inc., Execmed Health Services Inc., FirstSource Laboratory Solutions Inc., GDML Medical Laboratories Inc, Gamma Dynacare Central Medical Laboratories GP Inc., Gamma Dynacare Central Medical Laboratory Limited Partnership, HHLA Lab-In-An-Envelope LLC, Health Trans Services Inc., Home Healthcare Laboratory of America LLC, IDX Pathology Inc., Impact Genetics Corp, Impact Genetics Inc., Kaleida LabCorp LLC, Lab Delivery Service of New York City Inc., LabCorp BVBA, LabCorp Belgium Holdings Inc., LabCorp Central Laboratories (Canada) Inc., LabCorp Central Laboratories (China) Inc., LabCorp Central Laboratories (Singapore) Pte., LabCorp Development Company, LabCorp Employer Services Inc., LabCorp Health System Diagnostics LLC, LabCorp Indiana Inc., LabCorp Japan G.K., LabCorp Limited, LabCorp Michigan Inc., LabCorp Nebraska Inc., LabCorp Neon Ltd., LabCorp Neon Switzerland S.à.r.l., LabCorp Specialty Testing Billing Service Inc., LabCorp Specialty Testing Group Inc., LabCorp Staffing Solutions Inc., LabCorp Tennessee LLC, LabCorp UK Holdings Ltd., LabWest Inc., Laboratoire Bio-Medic Inc., Laboratory Corporation of America, Lifecodes Corporation, LipoScience Inc., Litholink Corporation, MEDTOX Scientific Inc., Medical Neurogenitics LLC, Medtox Diagnostics Inc., Medtox Laboratories Inc., Monogram Biosciences Inc., Monogram Biosciences UK Limited, NWT Inc., National Genetics Institute, New Brighton Business Center LLC, New Imaging Diagnostics LLC, New Molecular Diagnostics Ventures LLC, Orchid Cellmark Ltd., Orchid Cellmark ULC, PA Labs Inc., Path Lab Incorporated, Pathology Associates Medical Lab LLC, Pee Dee Pathology Associates Inc., Persys Technology Inc., Pixel by LabCorp, Princeton Diagnostic Laboratories of America Inc., Protedyne Corporation, ReliaGene Technologies Inc., SW/DL LLC, Saint Josephs-PAML LLC, Sequenom Biosciences (India) Pvt. Ltd., Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine LLC, Sequenom Inc, Sequenom Inc., Southern Idaho Regional Laboratory, Tandem Labs Inc., The LabCorp Charitable Foundation, Tri-Cities Laboratory LLC, Viro-Med Laboratories Inc., and Yakima Medical Arts Inc..

When was Laboratory Co. of America founded?

Laboratory Co. of America was founded in 1995.

What is Laboratory Co. of America's official website?

The official website for Laboratory Co. of America is

Where are Laboratory Co. of America's headquarters?

Laboratory Co. of America is headquartered at 358 South Main Street, BURLINGTON NC, 27215.

How can I contact Laboratory Co. of America?

Laboratory Co. of America's mailing address is 358 South Main Street, BURLINGTON NC, 27215. The medical research company can be reached via phone at (336) 229-1127 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/17/2021 by Staff
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