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LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)

Stock Price: $198.02 USD -6.14 (-3.01%)
Updated November 23, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 6.26B
Revenue (ttm) 2.06B
Net Income (ttm) 103.02M
Shares Out 31.59M
EPS (ttm) 3.29
PE Ratio 60.19
Forward PE 34.97
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 23
Last Price $198.02
Previous Close $204.16
Change ($) -6.14
Change (%) -3.01%
Day's Open 202.52
Day's Range 197.34 - 204.76
Day's Volume 212,565
52-Week Range 100.00 - 236.81

More Stats

Market Cap 6.26B
Enterprise Value 6.12B
Earnings Date (est) Mar 3, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 31.59M
Float 30.11M
EPS (basic) 3.32
EPS (diluted) 3.29
FCF / Share 13.47
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield 1.66%
FCF Yield 6.70%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 617,013
Short Ratio 4.32
Short % of Float 2.05%
Beta 0.61
PE Ratio 60.19
Forward PE 34.97
P/FCF Ratio 14.93
PS Ratio 3.03
PB Ratio 4.31
Revenue 2.06B
Operating Income 159.67M
Net Income 103.02M
Free Cash Flow 419.11M
Net Cash 131.77M
Net Cash / Share 4.17
Gross Margin 36.63%
Operating Margin 7.74%
Profit Margin 5.00%
FCF Margin 20.32%
ROA 4.40%
ROE 8.16%
ROIC 30.20%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (12)

Buy 9
Overweight 1
Hold 2
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(25.24% upside)
Current: $198.02
Target: 248.00
*Average 12-month price target from 11 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth14.93%70.33%18.06%10.25%11.28%11.45%3.25%0.58%0.36%-
Gross Profit755654387342335299275272282305
Operating Income15211174.6870.5666.3445.4946.7454.31-6.3895.60
Net Income95.7363.5750.1136.5832.3421.8422.3427.44-13.2448.76
Shares Outstanding30.9327.5017.7217.5617.4117.2317.0517.8518.2718.12
Earnings Per Share3.072.292.792.071.841.261.301.53-0.732.68
EPS Growth34.06%-17.92%34.78%12.5%46.03%-3.08%-15.03%---
Operating Cash Flow13010932.3367.4759.9338.6645.9274.77-3.3871.94
Capital Expenditures-33.61-32.99-10.18-16.01-13.28-8.11-8.34-8.42-7.95-11.59
Free Cash Flow96.8575.5922.1551.4646.6530.5537.5766.36-11.3260.35
Cash & Equivalents31.6749.362.853.266.140.5314.019.720.260.29
Total Debt35124414487.8098.7861.0123.2119.5034.82-
Net Cash / Debt-320-194-141-84.53-92.65-60.48-9.20-9.78-34.560.29
Book Value1,4131,317449395355319293268264274
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name LHC Group, Inc.
Country United States
Employees 32,000
CEO Keith G. Myers

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol LHCG
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Healthcare
Industry Medical Care Facilities
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: LHCG
IPO Date June 9, 2005


LHC Group, a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company's Home Health Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, and patient education; medically-oriented social services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Its Hospice Services segment provides pain and symptom management accompanied by palliative medication, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, dietary counseling, family bereavement counseling, and social worker visits. The company's Home and Community-Based Services segment offers services, such as assistance with grooming, medication reminders, meal preparation, assistance with feeding, light housekeeping, respite care, transportation, and errand services to patients in their home or in a medical facility. Its Facility-Based Services segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular disorders, cardiac disorders, non-healing wounds, renal disorders, cancer, head and neck injuries, and mental disorders, as well as treats patients diagnosed with musculoskeletal impairments; and operates institutional pharmacy, a family health center, a rural health clinic, and a retail pharmacy, as well as offers physical therapy services. The company's Healthcare Innovations (HCI) Services segment provides strategic health management services to Accountable Care Organizations. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 553 home health services locations, 110 hospice locations, 107 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 13 locations, and 10 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.