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

LHC Group - common stock (LHCG)

Today's Latest Price: $220.91 USD

1.35 (-0.61%)

Updated Oct 20 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 70 in Medical - Services

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LHCG Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 59.21, LHC Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 84.82% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of LHC Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -57.75%, LHC Group Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 4.54% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LHCG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SNA, BMI, DECK, COLM, and SAM.
  • 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 $220.91 52-week high $231.79
Prev. close $222.26 52-week low $100.00
Day low $220.58 Volume 88,200
Day high $225.84 Avg. volume 308,375
50-day MA $208.71 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $166.02 Market Cap 6.98B

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:
$220.91$1312 490%

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 79th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. 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. Its equity weight surpasses that of 83.88% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Healthcare sector.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 2% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 8.24% 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 2%; for context, that number is higher than 49.77% of tickers in our DCF set.

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LNTH, INVA, HAE, PRSC, and TVTY 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

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LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) CEO Keith Myers on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Company Participants Eric Elliott - SVP, Finance Keith Myers - Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman Joshua Proffitt - President & CFO Bruce Greenstein - EVP & Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Benjamin Doga - Chief Medical Officer...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 8, 2020

LHC Group, Inc. 2020 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by LHC Group, Inc. in conjunction with their 2020 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 7, 2020

LHC Group announces second quarter 2020 earnings release and conference call dates

LAFAYETTE, La., July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) today announced details for the release of its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. LHC Group plans to issue its earnings release after the market closes on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, and will host a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The toll-free number to call for this interactive teleconference is (866) 393-1608 (international callers: (973) 890-8327). A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available through midnight on Thursday, August 13, 2020, by dialing (855) 859-2056 (international callers: (404) 537-3406) and entering confirmation number 1070957.A live webcast of LHC Group’s conference call will be available under the Investor Relat...

Yahoo | July 22, 2020

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) ?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F […]

Yahoo | July 12, 2020

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

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LHCG Price Returns

1-mo 10.16%
3-mo 17.29%
6-mo 79.63%
1-year 94.21%
3-year 226.50%
5-year 394.21%
YTD 60.36%
2019 46.74%
2018 53.27%
2017 34.03%
2016 0.91%
2015 45.25%

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