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Last 4,275
Change Today +116.00 / 2.79%
Volume 911.9K
LHC On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Johannesburg
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As of 6:27 AM 04/21/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Snapshot

Open
$4,204
Previous Close
$4,159
Day High
$4,295
Day Low
$4,153
52 Week High
09/10/14 - $4,781
52 Week Low
12/15/14 - $3,918
Market Cap
44.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.3M
EPS TTM
$1.78
Shares Outstanding
1.0B
EX-Date
12/1/14
P/E TM
24.0x
Dividend
$141.00
Dividend Yield
3.30%
Current Stock Chart for LIFE HEALTHCARE GROUP HOLDIN (LHC)

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life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Details

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates private hospitals primarily in South Africa. The company’s Hospital division provides services to the private medically insured market with general hospital facilities that include intensive care units, high care units, operating theatres, emergency units, maternity units, and cardiac units, as well as other specialized facilities that provide inpatient or outpatient services in the areas of acute rehabilitation, chronic renal dialysis, mental healthcare services, and radiation and chemotherapy oncology. This division owns and operates 56 acute care facilities; 6 adult and 2 paediatric acute rehabilitation facilities; 6 mental healthcare facilities; and 4 acute and chronic renal dialysis facilities. The company’s Healthcare Services division provides acute and long term chronic hospitalization services to state patients; and primary and occupational healthcare services to employer groups in commerce, industry, parastatels, mining, and correctional services. It offers long term care services to chronically ill, mental health, and frail care patients through 12 facilities with 4,171 beds; and operates 1 district hospital providing acute care to indigent patients, as well as manages 289 customer owned clinics. In addition, Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited operates learning college, which offers tertiary academic degrees and certificated nursing courses, as well as training courses to upgrade nursing and clinical skills. The company was formerly known as Afrox Healthcare Limited and changed its name to Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited in January 2005. Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Illovo, South Africa.

14,141 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/13/14
Founded in 1983

life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Member of ...
Total Annual Compensation: R8.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.5M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Key Developments

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd Announces Board Changes

The board of Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd. announced that following the retirement of Adv. Fran du Plessis at the Annual General Meeting of the company held on 28 January 2015, Garth Solomon has been appointed as a member of the audit committee with effect from 29 January 2015 and Joel Netshitenzhe as a member of the social, ethics and transformation committee with effect from 29 January 2015.

Polsko-Amerykanskie Kliniki Serca Approached By Several Funds

Polsko-Amerykanskie Kliniki Serca Sp. z o.o. is looking for investors. According to Puls Biznesu several private equity funds and one strategic investor are interested in buying Polsko-Amerykanskie. BUPA Arabia for Cooperative Insurance Company (SASE:8210) and Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) could be possible buyers as per PB's sources.

IDC Not To Sell Stakes In Listed Companies

Geoffrey Qhena, Chief Executive Officer of The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited (IDC) said that IDC will not sell stakes in the listed companies to raise funds to help in Eskom Holdings SOC Limited's cash crunch. Geoffrey further said that selling stakes in the listed investments will result into loss of income which is counter to IDC's objectives. The investments in listed companies provide money to IDC to fund new businesses. According to Barclays, government can raise upto ZAR 86 billion by selling stakes in 10 listed companies. IDC hold stakes in 8 of the 10 companies which are Sasol Ltd. (JSE:SOL), Kumba Iron Ore Ltd. (JSE:KIO), ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited (JSE:ACL), Sappi Limited (JSE:SAP), Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC), Hulamin Limited (JSE:HLM), Merafe Resources Limited (JSE:MRF) and BHP Billiton plc (LSE:BLT). "A complete disposal is out of the picture. Out of the eight we are taking out nothing because they are key in the IDC’s life…. We have not been approached by anyone," Geoffrey Qhena said.

 

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