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LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)

169.81   0 (0%) 02-21 16:00
Open: 169.16 Pre. Close: 169.81
High: 169.825 Low: 169.16
Volume: 1,283,675 Market Cap: 5,289(M)

Technical analysis

as of: 2023-03-24 12:02:25 PM
Stoxline posted a SELL today, downgraded from higher rating. Downward movement to be expected.
Target: Six months: 198.35     One year: 231.67
Support: Support1: 161.52    Support2: 156.39
Resistance: Resistance1: 169.82    Resistance2: 198.35
Pivot: 168.64
Moving Average: MA(5): 169.8     MA(20): 166.18
MA(100): 164.58     MA(250): 163.08
MACD: MACD(12,26): 2.2     Signal(9): 1.9
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 99.8     %D(3): 99.8
RSI: RSI(14): 71.8
52-week: High: 169.83  Low: 128.05
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 420 (K)  10-Days: 207 (K)

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed below its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and NEUTRAL in mid-long term.
[ LHCG ] has closed below upper band by 32.7%. Bollinger Bands are 0.5% narrower than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Stock Price Prediction

Update at 5:00pm EST
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 169.97 - 170.79 170.79 - 171.5
Low: 167.79 - 168.77 168.77 - 169.61
Close: 168.37 - 169.86 169.86 - 171.15

Company Description

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. It operates through five segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Home and Community-Based Services, Facility-Based Services, and Healthcare Innovations (HCI). The Home Health Services segment offers skilled nursing, medically oriented social services and physical, occupational, and speech therapy. The 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. Its Home and Community-Based Services segment offers range of services, such as assistance with grooming, medication reminders, meal preparation, assistance with feeding, light housekeeping, respite care, transportation, and errand. The Facility-Based Services segment treats patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel. This segment serves patients suffering from respiratory failure, neuromuscular and 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 nursing facilities, family health center, rural health clinic, and physician practice, as well as offers physical therapy services. The HCI segment provides strategic health management services to accountable care organizations. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 557 home health services locations, 170 hospice locations, 136 community-based service locations, 11 long-term acute care hospitals with 12 locations, and 14 HCI locations. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Headline News

Mon, 20 Mar 2023
4 Ways Hospices Are Pursuing Growth in 2023 - Hospice News

Wed, 22 Feb 2023
$5.4 Billion LHC Group-Optum Deal Closes - Home Health Care News

Mon, 30 Jan 2023
How Will the Market React to LHC Group Inc (LHCG) Stock Getting a Bearish Rating - InvestorsObserver

Thu, 26 Jan 2023
LHC Group-UnitedHealth Group Deal Hits Another Roadbump - Home Health Care News

Fri, 13 Jan 2023
UnitedHealth Group Views Home Health As 'New Frontier' Of Value ... - Home Health Care News

Fri, 06 Jan 2023
LHC Group stock ticks higher amid report about confidence in ... - Seeking Alpha

Financial Analysis

Price to Book Value: Outperform
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Price to Earnings: Outperform
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Discounted cash flow: Outperform
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Return on Assets: Neutral
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Return on Equity: Neutral
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Debt to Equity: Outperform
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NASDAQ
Sector:  Healthcare
Industry:  Medical Care Facilities
Shares Out. 31 (M)
Shares Float 30 (M)
% Held by Insiders 4.7 (%)
% Held by Institutions 87 (%)
Shares Short 3,010 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 2,650 (K)

Stock Financials

EPS 3.55
EPS Est Next Qtl 0.62
EPS Est This Year 2.39
EPS Est Next Year 2.63
Book Value (p.s.) 49.09
Profit Margin (%) 2.7
Operating Margin (%) 6
Return on Assets (ttm) 3.1
Return on Equity (ttm) 4.8
Qtrly Rev. Growth 2
Gross Profit (p.s.) 28.45
Sales Per Share 74.44
EBITDA (p.s.) 5.27
Qtrly Earnings Growth -36.5
Operating Cash Flow -39 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow -13 (M)

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio 47.69
PEG Ratio -21
Price to Book value 3.45
Price to Sales 2.28
Price to Cash Flow -136.23

Stock Dividends

Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
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