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

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG): $169.81

0.80 (+0.47%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where LHCG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 76.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LHCG is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 26 weeks.
  • LHCG's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 2.49% of US stocks).

LHCG Stock Summary

  • LHCG's current price/earnings ratio is 83.2, which is higher than 94.07% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 81.08%, LHC GROUP INC's debt growth rate surpasses 86.39% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LHCG is more volatile than only 0.04% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LHC GROUP INC are OSK, ALG, EVI, ELMD, and FND.
  • Visit LHCG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.lhcgroup.com.

LHCG Valuation Summary

  • LHCG's EV/EBIT ratio is 56.7; this is 425% higher than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 215 months, LHCG's price/earnings ratio has gone up 57.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LHCG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LHCG 2023-02-17 2.3 3.3 83.2 56.7
LHCG 2023-02-16 2.3 3.3 83.1 56.6
LHCG 2023-02-15 2.2 3.2 81.7 55.9
LHCG 2023-02-14 2.2 3.2 81.5 55.7
LHCG 2023-02-13 2.2 3.2 81.7 55.8
LHCG 2023-02-10 2.2 3.2 81.7 55.9

LHCG Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 9.21%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 122.66%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 157.78%.
LHCG's revenue has moved up $227,789,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows LHCG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,308.03 -38.678 63.039
2022-06-30 2,296.568 -90.796 73.464
2022-03-31 2,266.282 -210.094 100.523
2021-12-31 2,219.622 -100.332 115.728
2021-09-30 2,168.522 21.888 130.416
2021-06-30 2,133.755 81.547 117.182

LHCG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LHCG has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.95% of graded US stocks.
  • LHCG's asset turnover comes in at 0.86 -- ranking 28th of 81 Healthcare stocks.
  • NTRA, CHE, and CCEL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LHCG.

The table below shows LHCG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.860 0.405 0.602
2021-06-30 0.868 0.414 1.173
2021-03-31 0.845 0.403 1.563
2020-12-31 0.868 0.394 0.517
2020-09-30 0.900 0.381 0.302
2020-06-30 0.936 0.366 0.273

LHCG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LHCG, see our LHCG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $240.55 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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LHCG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $169.81 52-week high $169.84
Prev. close $169.01 52-week low $115.32
Day low $169.16 Volume 1,283,600
Day high $169.83 Avg. volume 576,665
50-day MA $162.62 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $163.37 Market Cap 5.27B

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.

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Latest LHCG News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | February 24, 2023

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Yahoo | February 24, 2023

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Yahoo | February 16, 2023

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LHCG Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 5.64%
6-mo 3.36%
1-year 8.00%
3-year 36.49%
5-year 175.84%
YTD 5.02%
2022 17.82%
2021 -35.67%
2020 54.85%
2019 46.74%
2018 53.27%

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