Anticipated $0.60 EPS for LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) as of May, 2

April 20, 2018 - By Daniel Mitchell

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.35, from 2017Q3’s 1.5. The ratio dived due to LHC Group, Inc. positioning: 30 sold and 56 reduced. 38 funds amassed stakes and 61 increased stakes. Investors holded 15.33 million in 2017Q3 but now own 15.67 million shares or 2.23% more.
Kennedy Cap Mgmt holds 0.08% or 74,780 shs in its capital. Deutsche Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 148,880 shs. California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 24,819 shs. 6,578 are owned by Aperio Group Inc Lc. New York-based Laurion Cap Management Lp has invested 0% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Panagora Asset Management owns 145,161 shs. Gilder Gagnon Howe Limited Liability reported 31,072 shs. Highland Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership has 74,525 shs. Goldman Sachs Grp invested in 118,258 shs or 0% of the stock. Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Limited Co invested 0.11% of its capital in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). 21,079 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Com Can. Swiss National Bank accumulated 27,235 shs. Martingale Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership has 0.03% invested in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 42,105 shs. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 5,381 shs for 0% of their capital. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) invested in 0% or 24 shs.

LHC Group, Inc. had 1 insider sale and 0 buys since March 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $909,824.

Earnings report for LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) is expected On May, 2., according to RTT. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is expected to be $0.60. That is 25.00 % up compareed to $0.48 earnings per share for last year. LHCG’s profit could reach $18.72 million with 30.96 P/E in case $0.60 earnings per share is revealed. After $0.62 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now predicts -3.23 % negative EPS growth of LHC Group, Inc.. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.91 during the last trading session, hitting $74.31.LHC Group, Inc. has volume of 198,321 shares. Since April 20, 2017 LHCG has risen 15.17% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 3.62%.

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) Ratings Coverage

A total of 8 analysts rate LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) as follows: 7 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 88% are bullish. The firm has $85 highest and $68.0 lowest target. The avg target $78.43 is 5.54% above the last ($74.31) price. (NASDAQ:LHCG) has 11 ratings reports on Apr 20, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. In Tuesday, November 7 report Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80.0 target. On Thursday, November 2 the stock of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust. On Thursday, March 1 the company was maintained by Stephens. On Friday, November 17 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Monday, November 27. On Tuesday, November 7 the company was maintained by Oppenheimer. In Wednesday, April 4 report Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8000 target. On Tuesday, November 7 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, November 2 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Tuesday, November 7 Jefferies maintained LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) with “Buy” rating.

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States.The company has $2.32 billion market cap. The firm operates through four divisions: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services.26.63 is the P/E ratio. The 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.

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