LHC Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:LHCG)

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LHC
Updated on : Aug 18, 2017
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LHCG 64.3 (0%)
S&P 500 2425.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Aug 18, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Medical-Outpatient-Home care
Sector :
Medical
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
8.2%
Sector Average:
-2.2%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$8.2M
Net Income:
$11.3M
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
PS Valuation
Cash Flow
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
LHCG PS :
1.2
Industry PS :
5
Sector:   Medical.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
10.5%
Return on Equity:
9.9%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
2%
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LHC Analysis Video

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View LHC stock analysis video. This is our LHCG analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for LHCG stock.

LHC Group, Inc. Stock Rating (3.6/5)

Our LHC stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This LHC stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy LHCG stock?

  • LHC had a healthy average operating margin of 8.2% over the last 4 quarters.
  • Net margins came in at average 4.1% for LHC over the last twelve months.
  • The lower PS ratio 1.2 for LHCG stock versus Medical-Outpatient-Home care industry average of 5 is a positive for the company.
  • LHC generates a high return on invested capital of 10.5%.
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for LHC at 9.9%.

Should you sell LHCG stock?

  • Cash flow from operations is 0.7 times net income which is a negative signal.

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