LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) COO Donald Dwayne Stelly sold 14,216 shares of LHC Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.00, for a total value of $909,824.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Shares of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) traded up $0.01 on Wednesday, hitting $63.79. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 206,732 shares, compared to its average volume of 269,617. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,174.28, a PE ratio of 22.86, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 0.68. LHC Group, Inc. has a 12 month low of $48.81 and a 12 month high of $76.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 1.97 and a current ratio of 1.97.
LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 28th. The health services provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.62. The company had revenue of $292.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $280.82 million. LHC Group had a return on equity of 9.18% and a net margin of 4.67%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 24.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.58 earnings per share. analysts predict that LHC Group, Inc. will post 3.03 EPS for the current year.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub cut LHC Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded LHC Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of LHC Group in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Robert W. Baird set a $71.00 target price on LHC Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of LHC Group in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $76.70.
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About LHC Group
LHC Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides post-acute healthcare services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospice agencies, community-based services agencies and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). The Company operates through four segments: home health services, hospice services, community-based services and facility-based services.
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