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LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) Director Coliseum Capital Management, L sold 158,011 shares of LHC Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.60, for a total value of $4,045,081.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on LHCG. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of LHC Group in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $20.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of LHC Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $26.40 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Piper Jaffray raised their price target on shares of LHC Group from $25.00 to $28.00 in a research note on Monday, August 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. LHC Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.88.

Shares of LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) traded down 0.20% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.25. The stock had a trading volume of 148,117 shares. LHC Group has a 1-year low of $19.69 and a 1-year high of $25.84. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22.99 and its 200-day moving average is $22.0. The company has a market cap of $449.2 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.44.

LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $188.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that LHC Group will post $1.30 EPS for the current fiscal year.

LHC Group, Inc (NASDAQ:LHCG) provides post-acute health care services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospices and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs).

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