Stock In Limelight: LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG)


LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) has obtained a mean price target of $47.0000 by market experts. The research group First Call has reached this mean recommendation by taking into account the recommendations of leading analysts in the market. These market experts have disclosed projected earnings of $0.5400 a share for the near-term quarter and $1.9900 for this year.

Technical View

The technical analysis of LHC Group clearly shows that the moving average of 50-days of LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) stock is $42.2856, and is trading $-6.3557 points away or -15.0304% from its 50-day moving average of $42.2856. Further it is trading $-3.8173 or -9.6039% away its 200-day moving average of $39.7472.

The 52-week high of LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) was $50.6800 while $32.7700 is the low in the same period. This state LHC Group shares price has to travel more than $-14.7501 to register a new high of 52-weeks or drop +9.6427% to touch a new 52-week low point. MA here stands for moving average.

Taking the valuation aspect to reach the estimation of LHC Group, investors use price-to-earnings ratio, which is truncated as P/E ratio. It assesses shares price by the relative expense of the stock. LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) ratio came in at 18.8115, which was derived by dividing current price of stock by yearly earnings. LHC Group stock recorded a close of $35.9299 in last trading session, reaching a market cap of $652.24M.

Investors calculate the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio to get a clear view on the valuation of a firm. In the case of a higher PEG ratio, the shareholders look to sell their stock holdings. The undervalued stock has a PEG ratio of 0 or 1 while the fairly valued stock has the ratio of 1 and 2. The LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) PEG ratio is at 1.2400.

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