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Laboratory Corp of America Holdings (LH)

221.97   -3.47 (-1.54%) 01-27 03:37
Open: 225.32 Pre. Close: 225.44
High: 226.34 Low: 221.95
Volume: 497,455 Market Cap: 21,620M
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide. It operates in two segments, LabCorp Diagnostics (LCD) and Covance Drug Development. It offers various clinical laboratory tests, such as blood chemistry analyses, urinalyses, blood cell counts, thyroid tests, Pap tests, hemoglobin A1C and vitamin D products, prostate-specific antigens, tests for sexually-transmitted diseases, hepatitis C tests, microbiology cultures and procedures, and alcohol and other substance-abuse tests. The company also provides testing services in the areas of women's health, allergy, diagnostic genetics, cardiovascular and infectious disease, endocrinology, oncology, coagulation, pharmacogenetics, toxicology, and medical drug monitoring; and esoteric testing, cancer diagnostics, and other procedures. In addition, it provides a suite of applications to enable patients, healthcare providers, health systems, accountable care organizations, and insurers with access to LCD's data and services, as well as billing for laboratory services. Further, it offers end-to-end drug development, medical device, and diagnostic development solutions from research to clinical development and commercial market access. The company primarily serves managed care organizations, biopharmaceutical companies, physicians and other healthcare providers, hospitals and health systems, governmental agencies, employers, patients and consumers, contract research organizations, academic institutions, and independent clinical laboratories. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has collaborations with the Boston University, Columbia University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, The Mount Sinai Hospital, the University of Tennessee, Yale University, and QIAGEN N.V; and Ciox Health for the creation of COVID-19 patient data registry in the United States. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina.

Stock Price Prediction

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High: 226.612 - 228.028 228.028 - 229.027
Low: 218.57 - 220.348 220.348 - 221.602
Close: 219.655 - 222.236 222.236 - 224.057

Technical analysis

as of: 2021-01-26 4:46:04 PM
Overall:       
Stoxline posted a STRONG SELL today, same as yesterday. Downward movement continues.
Target: Six months: 269.54     One year: 314.82
Support: Support1: 212.04    Support2: 200.46
Resistance: Resistance1: 230.77    Resistance2: 269.54
Pivot: 221.29
Moving Average: MA(5): 226.93     MA(20): 216.70
MA(100): 200.18     MA(250): 181.58
MACD: MACD(12,26): 5.89     Signal(9): 5.49
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 80.51     %D(3): 88.43
RSI: RSI(14): 59.41
52-week: High: 230.77  Low: 98.02  Change(%): 23.3
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 67214  10-Days: 67084

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price and moving averages has closed above its Short term moving average. Short term moving average is currently above mid-term; AND above long term moving averages. From the relationship between price and moving averages; we can see that: This stock is BULLISH in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
LH has closed below upper band by 47.0%. Bollinger Bands are 33.5% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Headline News

Mon, 25 Jan 2021
As COVID-19 testing rolls on, Baird again boosting laboratory models - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 08 Jan 2021
Is Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) a Stock to Watch This Week? - InvestorsObserver

Tue, 05 Jan 2021
Should Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) Stock be in Your Portfolio? - InvestorsObserver

Mon, 04 Jan 2021
Demand for Pandemic Testing Could Rise Substantially with New Strain of Virus - Baystreet.ca

Fri, 06 Nov 2020
Should You Buy Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) Stock? - InvestorsObserver

Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH)? - Yahoo Finance

Financial Analysis

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Profitability
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Solvency
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Price to Book Value: Outperform Discounted cash flow: Outperform
Return on Assets: Neutral Price to Earnings: Outperform
Return on Equity: Neutral Debt to Equity: Outperform
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NYSE
Sector:  Healthcare
Industry:  Diagnostics & Research
Shares Out. (M) 97
Shares Float (M) 97
% Held by Insiders 0.58
% Held by Institutions 94.57
Shares Short (K) 1,760
Shares Short P. Month (K) 1,720

Stock Financials

EPS 8.620
EPS Est This Year 9.520
EPS Est Next Year 10.410
Book Value (p.s.) 84.590
Profit Margin 6.79
Operating Margin 16.51
Return on Assets (ttm) 7.0
Return on Equity (ttm) 10.9
Qtrly Rev. Growth 33.0
Gross Profit (p.s.) 33.368
Sales Per Share 127.721
EBITDA (p.s.) 26.181
Qtrly Earnings Growth 218.70
Operating Cash Flow (M) 1,930
Levered Free Cash Flow (M) 1,440

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio 25.75
PEG Ratio 1.97
Price to Book value 2.62
Price to Sales 1.74
Price to Cash Flow 11.20

Stock Dividends

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Ex-Dividend Date 1994-03-28
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