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Laboratory Corp. of America Price Target & Analyst Ratings (NYSE:LH)

+0.71 (+0.42 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $171.68
50-Day Range
MA: $168.83
52-Week Range
Now: $171.68
Volume532,704 shs
Average Volume710,184 shs
Market Capitalization$16.67 billion
P/E Ratio15.58
Dividend YieldN/A

Analyst Ratings

Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE:LH) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
12 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Laboratory Corp. of America in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $186.80, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 8.81%. The high price target for LH is $220.00 and the low price target for LH is $164.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.562.562.44
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $186.80$185.89$185.97$178.93
Price Target Upside: 8.81% upside13.17% upside10.50% upside8.06% upside

Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE:LH) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Laboratory Corp. of America (NYSE:LH) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/24/2019Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$170.00Low
10/21/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$204.00 ➝ $200.00Low
8/23/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$190.00 ➝ $201.00Medium
8/8/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$172.00 ➝ $192.00Medium
7/16/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$174.60Low
7/15/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$200.00Low
6/20/2019Deutsche BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $220.00High
5/20/2019MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$150.00 ➝ $174.00Low
5/1/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$157.00 ➝ $176.00Low
4/2/2019Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperformLow
4/2/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$154.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
2/27/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$160.00 ➝ $164.00Low
12/9/2018Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price Target$190.00 ➝ $180.00Low
12/3/2018SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$175.00Low
12/3/2018William BlairReiterated RatingBuyMedium
12/3/2018Craig HallumDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
10/30/2018ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
10/25/2018Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$205.00 ➝ $190.00Low
1/4/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$176.00High
(Data available from 12/7/2017 forward)
This page was last updated on 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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