LHC Group - common stock (LHCG): Price and Financial Metrics

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG)

Today's Latest Price: $146.64 USD

0.09 (-0.06%)

Updated Jan 27 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 66 in Medical - Services

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LHCG Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 47.25, LHC Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 83.36% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for LHC Group Inc is higher than 88.78% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Over the past twelve months, LHCG has reported earnings growth of 77.64%, putting it ahead of 86.63% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LHC Group Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be NYT, SAM, IPAR, BMI, and DECK.
  • Visit LHCG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.lhcgroup.com.
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LHCG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $146.64 52-week high $149.65
Prev. close $146.73 52-week low $98.41
Day low $141.77 Volume 141,028
Day high $147.55 Avg. volume 240,302
50-day MA $136.17 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $121.67 Market Cap 4.62B

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG) Company Bio

LHC Group is a national provider of post-acute healthcare services, providing quality, cost-effective healthcare to patients within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. LHC Group provides a comprehensive array of healthcare services through home health, hospice and community-based services and provides inpatient care through long-term acute care hospitals. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

LHCG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$146.64$68 -54%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for LHC Group Inc. To summarize, we found that LHC Group Inc ranked in the 37st percentile in terms of potential gain offered. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LHCG, they are:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 20.31% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • LHCG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 49.16% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, LHC Group Inc experienced a tax rate of about 18% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Healthcare), this tax rate is higher than 83.58% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of LHC Group Inc? See JNJ, BDX, CHE, NUVA, and GSK.

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LHCG Price Returns

1-mo 7.44%
3-mo 27.17%
6-mo 15.85%
1-year 36.26%
3-year 206.91%
5-year 393.41%
YTD 6.45%
2019 46.74%
2018 53.27%
2017 34.03%
2016 0.91%
2015 45.25%

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