Encompass Health Corporation (EHC): Price and Financial Metrics

Encompass Health Corporation (EHC)

Today's Latest Price: $87.41 USD

0.09 (-0.10%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 10 in Medical - Hospitals

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EHC Stock Summary

  • EHC has a higher market value than 81% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $8,691,391,678.
  • Encompass Health Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 83.45% of US listed stocks.
  • Encompass Health Corp's stock had its IPO on September 13, 1989, making it an older stock than 88.53% of US equities in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Encompass Health Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ALK, CPRI, AN, SRCL, and LSTR.
  • Visit EHC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.encompasshealth.com.

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EHC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.41 52-week high $88.11
Prev. close $87.50 52-week low $48.01
Day low $87.09 Volume 552,100
Day high $88.11 Avg. volume 573,286
50-day MA $81.47 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $70.03 Market Cap 8.69B

Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) Company Bio

Encompass Health Corporation, formerly Healthsouth, owns and operates inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the United States. The company provides specialized rehabilitative treatment on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

EHC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$87.41$20.38 -77%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Encompass Health Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Encompass Health Corp ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Encompass Health Corp, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 69% of its capital from equity, and 31% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of only 20.97% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Healthcare sector.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.51 years comes in at -0.02%; that's greater than only 22.05% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Encompass Health Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 10.74% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Healthcare that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as EHC, try MTD, BSX, HZNP, IDXX, and ILMN.

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Latest EHC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Encompass Health Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate EHC as an investment opportunity.

Estimating The Fair Value Of Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE:EHC)

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Encompass Health Corporation ( NYSE:EHC ) by taking the...

Yahoo | January 21, 2021

Encompass Health and UnityPoint Health - Trinity announce future inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Moline, Illinois

Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) and UnityPoint Health – Trinity today announced they are moving forward with plans to build a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on UnityPoint Health – Trinity's Moline campus in Moline, Illinois. A certificate of need for the project was approved by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board in June. The new hospital will be called The Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute and will be constructed at the intersection of 52nd Avenue and 7th Street. The new hospital is expected to begin serving patients in mid–2022.

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

RBC Capital Stick to Their Buy Rating for Encompass Health

RBC Capital Stick to Their Buy Rating for Encompass Health

Investing.com | January 5, 2021

Encompass Health announces date of 2020 fourth quarter conference call

Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) today announced it will report results for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020, after the market closes on Jan. 26, 2021. The Company will host an investor conference call at 9 a.m. ET on Jan. 27, 2021, to discuss its results.

Yahoo | January 5, 2021

P/E Ratio Insights for Encompass Health

In the current session, Encompass Health Inc. (NYSE: EHC) is trading at $82.95, after a 0.63% increase. Over the past month, the …

Benzinga | December 30, 2020

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EHC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 34.05%
6-mo 27.66%
1-year 12.77%
3-year 71.21%
5-year 175.63%
YTD 5.71%
2020 21.42%
2019 14.26%
2018 26.89%
2017 22.36%
2016 21.34%

EHC Dividends

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