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

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG)

Today's Latest Price: $177.41 USD

3.09 (1.77%)

Updated Jul 1 4:00pm

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Ranked of 67 in Medical - Services

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LHCG Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 279.36, LHC Group Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 87.53% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 55, LHC Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 87.16% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for LHC Group Inc is higher than 95.97% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LHC Group Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be FND, DECK, COLM, PSN, and BMI.
  • 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 $177.41 52-week high $179.21
Prev. close $174.32 52-week low $100.00
Day low $172.54 Volume 314,517
Day high $179.21 Avg. volume 376,140
50-day MA $151.87 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $135.96 Market Cap 5.60B

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

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LHCG, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that LHC Group Inc ranked in the 8th 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. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for LHC Group Inc ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of LHC Group Inc over the past 5.76 years is -0.01%; that's higher than only 17.66% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Healthcare sector.
  • LHCG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 45.02% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest LHCG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about LHC Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LHCG as an investment opportunity.

LHC Group Inks Deal With Orlando Health to Improve HCBS

This deal is expected to boost LHC Group's (LHCG) home and community-based business segment.

Yahoo | June 30, 2020

LHC Group and Orlando Health in JV

For better home health and home and community based services, LHC Group ([[LHCG]] +0.2%) and not-for-profit healthcare network, Orlando Health have entered in a joint venture which will include six total locations from both the companies divided equally.JV would be finalized on August 1 wherein LHC will purchase majority ownership and takeover...

Seeking Alpha | June 24, 2020

LHC Group and Orlando Health announce joint venture agreement

LHC Group (LHCG) and Orlando Health have announced signing a definitive agreement to form a new joint venture to enhance home health and home and community based services (HCBS) in the state of Florida. The joint venture will include six total locations – three current Orlando Health providers and three current LHC Group providers in Orlando, Clermont, Kissimmee, and Altamonte Springs. It is anticipated that the joint venture agreement will be finalized on August 1, subject to customary closing conditions, at which time LHC Group will purchase majority ownership and assume management responsibility.

Yahoo | June 24, 2020

LHC Group promotes Joshua Proffitt to President and welcomes Robert Williams as new Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Proffitt joined LHC Group in September 2008 as vice president, assistant general counsel and director of mergers and acquisitions. In November 2017 when LHC Group announced its merger with Almost Family, Mr. Proffitt was instrumental in leading the structural, financial, operational, and legal aspects of the transaction.

Yahoo | June 11, 2020

Do Hedge Funds Love LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)?

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 821 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, near the height of the coronavirus market crash. In this article, we look at what those funds think […]

Yahoo | June 10, 2020

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LHCG Price Returns

1-mo 7.75%
3-mo 44.54%
6-mo 28.28%
1-year 46.68%
3-year 162.60%
5-year 380.14%
YTD 28.78%
2019 46.74%
2018 53.27%
2017 34.03%
2016 0.91%
2015 45.25%

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