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

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG)

Today's Latest Price: $199.91 USD

15.99 (-7.41%)

Updated Jan 27 3:43pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 77 in Medical - Services

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LHCG Stock Summary

  • LHCG's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 4,963.02 -- higher than 99.14% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of LHC Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.56% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -63.2%, LHC Group Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 4.51% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LHCG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SKY, WSO, BMI, NUS, and DECK.
  • LHCG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LHC Group Inc's official web site, go to www.lhcgroup.com.

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LHCG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $199.91 52-week high $236.81
Prev. close $215.90 52-week low $100.00
Day low $198.60 Volume 219,842
Day high $212.30 Avg. volume 157,069
50-day MA $208.93 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $190.54 Market Cap 6.32B

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:
$199.91$715.86 232%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for LHC Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that LHC Group Inc ranked in the 75th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 233.17%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for LHC Group Inc ended up being:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 98. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 83.4% of US equities in the Healthcare sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 2% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 9.14% 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 50.03% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

SUPN, VTRS, CI, UHS, and SUWN can be thought of as valuation peers to LHCG, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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.

Here's Why You Should Invest in LHC Group (LHCG) Stock Now

LHC Group (LHCG) continues to gain traction from its broad range of services, and strategic acquisitions and joint ventures.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

LHC Group earns national recognitions for company culture

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) has received two national recognitions for its company culture as part of the "4th Annual Comparably Awards." The Louisiana-based, in-home healthcare company ranked No. 7 on the list of "Best Companies for Women" and No. 27 on the "Best Culture" list for large companies (more than 500 employees).

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

LHC Group finalizes hospice and palliative care purchases in major Arizona and Oklahoma markets

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) announced today that it has finalized acquisition agreements in Arizona and Oklahoma – expanding the company's scope of services in the Phoenix-area market and representing LHC Group's initial hospice entry into the state of Oklahoma.

Yahoo | January 5, 2021

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Yahoo | December 21, 2020

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Yahoo | December 16, 2020

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LHCG Price Returns

1-mo -7.83%
3-mo -6.85%
6-mo 2.46%
1-year 34.76%
3-year 207.51%
5-year 427.19%
YTD -6.29%
2020 54.85%
2019 46.74%
2018 53.27%
2017 34.03%
2016 0.91%

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