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$30.54
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52 Week High
12/24/14 - $31.69
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Market Cap
551.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
90.7K
EPS TTM
$1.29
Shares Outstanding
17.8M
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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 two segments, Home-Based 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, skilled nursing, community-based, and medically-oriented social services, as well as physical, occupational, and speech therapy. It also offers hospice services, including 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. This segment offers home-based services through home nursing agencies and hospices. 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; and to be treated in a non-acute setting. As of December 31, 2013, it owned and/or operated 300 home-based service locations with 255 home nursing agency locations, 34 hospices, 3 specialty agencies, and 5 private duty agencies, as well as managed 3 home nursing agencies; and facility-based service locations, including 6 long-term acute care hospitals, 1 pharmacy, and 1 family health center. The company has operations in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

5,268 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/14
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
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $335.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lhc group inc (LHCG) Key Developments

LHC Group, Inc. Appoints Dionne E. Viator Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Effective February 1, 2015

LHC Group, Inc. announced that it has selected Dionne E. Viator to serve as the company's executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective February 1, 2015. Mrs. Viator, a certified public accountant (CPA), Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), brings more than 25 years of financial, operational and administrative experience to LHC Group. During her time at General Health System, Mrs. Viator served as Executive Vice President, chief strategy and network development officer as well as executive vice president of business development and chief financial officer. Effective January 31, 2015, Jeffrey M. Kreger, who joined LHC Group in February 2013 as senior vice president of finance and has been serving as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer since January 1, 2014, will reassume his senior vice president of finance role.

LHC Group, Inc. Presents at Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference, Dec-11-2014 08:00 AM

LHC Group, Inc. Presents at Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference, Dec-11-2014 08:00 AM. Venue: The Crowne Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Keith G. Myers, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

LHC Group, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

LHC Group, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, net service revenue was $187,713,000 against $164,748,000 a year ago. Operating income was $12,185,000 against $11,027,000 a year ago. Net income was $7,853,000 against $6,869,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company’s common stockholders was $6,174,000 or $0.36 per basic and diluted share against $5,297,000 or $0.31 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the nine months, net service revenue was $540,261,000 against $493,003,000 a year ago. Operating income was $33,921,000 against $36,120,000 a year ago. Net income was $21,020,000 against $22,513,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company’s common stockholders was $16,303,000 or $0.94 per diluted share against $17,373,000 or $1.02 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $33,451,000 against $26,380,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, building, and equipment were $4,872,000 against $5,997,000 a year ago. For the full year of 2014, the company is reaffirming its guidance for net service revenue, which was issued on August 6, 2014, in the range of $720 million to $730 million, to a range of $725 million to $735 million due to the Life Care Home Health acquisition that was completed on September 1, 2014. The company is reaffirming its full-year 2014 guidance for fully diluted earnings per share in the range of $1.25 to $1.35. This guidance includes the negative impact from the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System for 2014 of approximately $0.17 per diluted share. This guidance does not take into account the estimated impact from the non-recurring costs in the fourth quarter of 2014 of $3 million to $4 million, future reimbursement changes, if any, future acquisitions or share repurchases, if made, de novo locations, if opened, or future legal expenses, if necessary. Consolidated gross margin for the full year 2014 expected to be fall between 40% and 41% of revenue. Effective tax rate will fall between 41% to 42% for the full year 2014.

 

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