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$23.44
Previous Close
$23.36
Day High
$24.12
Day Low
$23.39
52 Week High
08/26/14 - $26.00
52 Week Low
06/4/14 - $19.69
Market Cap
422.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
43.4K
EPS TTM
$1.24
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

Brent Turner Joins LHC Group Board of Directors

LHC Group, Inc. announced that it has elected Brent Turner to its Board of Directors, effective August 15, 2014. Mr. Turner will serve on the Audit and Corporate Development Committees of the Company's Board of Directors. Brent Turner joined Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. in February 2011 and currently serves as Acadia's President. Previously, Brent served as the Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration of Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. ("PSI") from 2005 to 2010 and as the Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations of PSI from 2003 to 2005.

LHC Group Mulls Acquisitions

LHC Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LHCG) is seeking acquisitions. Keith Myers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We continue to be excited about the number of home health, hospice and community-based service acquisition opportunities in our growth pipeline."

LHC Group, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2014; Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

LHC Group, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. The company reported second quarter net service revenues were $188.9 million compared to $166.3 million in last year. Operating income was $13,363,000 compared to $11,928,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes and non controlling interest was $12,424,000 compared to $11,293,000 a year ago. Net income was $8,072,000 compared to $7,375,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company's common stockholders was $6,061,000 or $0.35 per basic and diluted share compared to $5,790,000 or $0.34 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company reported, net service revenue of $352,543,000 compared to $328,255,000 a year ago. Operating income was $21,736,000 compared to $25,093,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes and non controlling interest was $20,442,000 compared to $24,098,000 a year ago. Net income was $13,167,000 compared to $15,644,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company's common stockholders was $10,129,000 or $0.59 per basic and diluted share compared to $12,076,000 or $0.71 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $23,796,000 compared to $28,070,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, building and equipment were $3,419,000 compared to $3,569,000 a year ago. The company is raising its full-year 2014 guidance for net service revenue, which was issued on March 5, 2014, in the range of $700 million to $720 million, to a range of $720 million to $730 million. The company is also raising the lower end of its range for fully diluted earnings per share from $1.15 to $1.35 to a range of $1.25 to $1.35. Effective tax rate of between 41.5% to 42.0% for the full year 2014.

 

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