Stock To Watch: LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $47.00 on LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.54 a share for the upcoming quarter and $1.99 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of LHC Group plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of LHC Group is $40.77, and stock is trading $-4.84 points away or -11.87% from its 50-day moving average of $40.77. Further it is trading $-3.88 or -9.74% away its 200-day moving average of $39.81. LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) 52-week high is $50.68 and the 52-week low is $32.77.

This explains if the stock moves $-14.75, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +9.64% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of LHC Group, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) ratio came in at 18.81.

The stock last ended the trading session at $35.93 and registered a market cap of $652.24M. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) PEG ratio is at 1.17.

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