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Last $31.61 USD
Change Today -0.03 / -0.09%
Volume 59.9K
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lhc group inc (LHCG) Snapshot

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$31.53
Previous Close
$31.64
Day High
$32.18
Day Low
$31.42
52 Week High
04/27/15 - $36.87
52 Week Low
06/4/14 - $19.69
Market Cap
568.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
64.3K
EPS TTM
$1.47
Shares Outstanding
18.0M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
21.6x
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lhc group inc (LHCG) Details

LHC Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Home-Based Services, Hospice Services, and Facility-Based Services. The Home-Based Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, patient education, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medically-oriented social services, and hospice care. The Hospice Services segment provides pain and symptom management accompanied by palliative medication, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, dietary counseling, family bereavement counseling, and social worker visits. The Facility-Based Services segment operates long-term acute care hospitals that provide treatment for patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel. The company also operates institutional pharmacy and family health center. As of December 31, 2014, it owned and/or operated 292 home-based service locations with 275 home nursing agency locations, 1 specialty agency, 13 community-based services agencies, and 3 home nursing agencies, as well as 38 hospice service locations. The company operates in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

6,489 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/11/15
Founded in 1994

lhc group inc (LHCG) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: $655.0K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President...
Total Annual Compensation: $370.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lhc group inc (LHCG) Key Developments

LHC Mulls Acquisitions

LHC Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LHCG) is looking for acquisitions. Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LHC Group, Inc. said that we've moved on explaining that future growth and acquisitions would take place outside Louisiana.

LHC Group, Inc. Enters into a Home Health Joint Venture with Missouri Delta Medical Center

LHC Group, Inc. has entered into a home health joint venture with Missouri Delta Medical Center. Both the entities are based in the US. Missouri Delta is a general medical and surgical hospital that provides medical services. The JV will offer service in six counties in Southeast Missouri, US.

LHC Group, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

LHC Group, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net service revenue of $193,371,000 compared to $165,280,000 a year ago. Operating income was $11,565,000 compared to $10,617,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes and non-controlling interest was $11,046,000 compared to $10,256,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $7,732,000 compared to $6,633,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company common stockholders was $5,534,000 or $0.32 per basic and diluted share compared to $4,969,000 or $0.29 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to common stockholders was $7,719,000 or $0.45 per diluted share. For the year, the company reported net service revenue of $733,632,000 compared to $658,283,000 a year ago. Operating income was $45,486,000 compared to $46,737,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes and non-controlling interest was $43,265,000 compared to $45,005,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $28,752,000 compared to $29,146,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company common stockholders was $21,837,000 or $1.26 per diluted share compared to $22,342,000 or $1.30 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $38,657,000 compared to $45,915,000 a year ago. Cash paid for acquisitions, primarily goodwill and intangible assets was $73,933,000 compared to $26,920,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, building and equipment were $8,105,000 compared to $8,343,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to common stockholders was $24,022,000 or $1.39 per diluted share. For fiscal year 2015, net service revenue is expected to be in the range of $755 million to $775 million, and fully diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $1.50 to $1.70. The company expects gross margin to be in the range of 40.5% to 41.5%. Effective tax rate in 2015 expected to be in the range of 40.5% to 41.5%.

 

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