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Last $126.93 USD
Change Today +0.55 / 0.44%
Volume 1.1M
LH On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

laboratory crp of amer hldgs (LH) Snapshot

Open
$126.28
Previous Close
$126.38
Day High
$128.00
Day Low
$125.16
52 Week High
03/31/15 - $131.19
52 Week Low
04/28/14 - $95.12
Market Cap
12.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
843.7K
EPS TTM
$6.27
Shares Outstanding
100.4M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
20.3x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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Current Stock Chart for LABORATORY CRP OF AMER HLDGS (LH)

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laboratory crp of amer hldgs (LH) Details

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide. The company offers a range of clinical laboratory tests and procedures, such as blood chemistry analyses, urinalyses, blood cell counts, thyroid tests, Pap tests, hemoglobin A1C, PSA, STD tests, HCV tests, microbiology cultures and procedures, and alcohol and other substance-abuse tests that are used by the medical profession in core testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of diseases. It also provides specialty testing services in the areas of allergy, clinical trials, diagnostic genetics, women's health, cardiovascular disease, identity, forensics, infectious disease, endocrinology, oncology, coagulation, occupational testing, and pain management. In addition, the company offers a range of early-stage and late-stage drug development services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical, and food industries. Further, it operates an esoteric laboratory focused on personalized diagnostics for cardiovascular and metabolic disorders; and provides specialized forensic DNA analysis, proprietary DNA collection products, and relationship testing. The company provides its testing services through a sales force to the physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations, governmental agencies, employers, pharmaceutical companies, and other independent clinical laboratories. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has collaboration with university, hospital and academic institutions, such as Duke University, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Minnesota, and Yale University to license and commercialize new diagnostic tests. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina.

36,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1971

laboratory crp of amer hldgs (LH) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $338.5K
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $632.6K
Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer...
Total Annual Compensation: $436.1K
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Offic...
Total Annual Compensation: $352.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

laboratory crp of amer hldgs (LH) Key Developments

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings to Prepay the Bridge Facility

On February 13, 2015, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings entered into a bridge term loan credit agreement with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as syndication agent, Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch, as documentation agent, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC as joint lead arrangers and joint book managers, and the lenders named therein. The agreement provided for a 60-day cash bridge term loan credit facility in the principal amount of $400 million for the purpose of financing a portion of the cash consideration and the fees and expenses in connection with the company's acquisition of Covance Inc. The bridge facility was advanced in full on February 19, 2015, the date of the company's completion of the acquisition. On March 16, 2015 the company elected to prepay the bridge facility, without penalty. The agreement terminated effective March 16, 2015 in connection with the prepayment of the bridge facility.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Presents at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-10-2015 08:30 AM

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Presents at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, Mar-10-2015 08:30 AM. Venue: Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami, Florida, United States. Speakers: David P. King, Chairman.

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Announces Dividend for 2014, Payable on 22 May 2015

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings announced the dividend payment from 2014 operating results to shareholders at the rate of THB 0.38 per share or amounting to THB 1,829,417,753.10, of which the company has paid an interim dividend at the rate of THB 0.19 per share or amounting to THB 914,708,876.55 on September 5, 2014, and will pay the remaining dividend at the rate of THB 0.19 per share or amounting to THB 914,708,876.55 to the shareholders, by setting the record date on 7 May 2015 to determine the shareholders entitled to receive dividend, and the shareholders register book closing date on 8 May 2015 on which the shareholder list as specified in section 225 of the Securities and Exchange Act shall be complied. The dividend payment shall be paid on 22 May 2015.

 

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