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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

172.08USD
21 Sep 2018
Change (% chg)

$-0.09 (-0.05%)
Prev Close
$172.17
Open
$172.57
Day's High
$173.91
Day's Low
$171.83
Volume
420,144
Avg. Vol
179,133
52-wk High
$190.35
52-wk Low
$147.19

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Jun '18 2,866.30 2.263
Mar '18 2,848.30 1.819
FY 2017 Dec '17 2,796.30 1.808
Sep '17 2,655.20 1.742
Jun '17 2,528.20 1.782
Mar '17 2,413.70 1.755
FY 2016 Dec '16 2,428.40 1.763
Sep '16 2,414.70 1.711
Jun '16 2,430.70 1.961
Mar '16 2,368.00 1.581
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 15 2,838.27 2,882.34 2,800.00 2,769.00
Quarter Ending Dec-18 15 2,866.35 2,922.90 2,805.40 2,771.35
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,419.90 11,482.20 11,342.10 10,957.50
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11,746.00 11,952.20 11,524.70 11,376.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 17 2.88 2.94 2.78 2.71
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 2.87 3.08 2.69 2.65
Year Ending Dec-18 18 11.52 11.62 11.36 10.50
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11.98 12.30 11.60 11.25
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 10.91 12.60 10.00 8.38
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 21.25 28.54 32.76
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 28.42 123.67 45.44
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 14.47 21.97 24.26
Beta 0.88 0.60 0.89
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.58 14.04 5.74
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.63 3.87 5.00
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 4.66 6.57
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 12.40 17.08 23.29
% Owned Institutions 97.01 4.71 2.21

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 0.99 1.51
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg -- 0.81 1.52
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -- 10.22 5.22
Payout Ratio(TTM) 0.00 12.40 43.78

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 4.62 10.68 8.01
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 4.42 9.51 5.64
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 11.71 15.02 10.18
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago -7.24 60.31 20.61
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 16.79 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 6.58 11.40 10.66
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 13.87 21.81 15.34

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 1.28 6.89 2.22
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.39 7.13 3.03
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 95.41 45.01 12.51
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 104.25 56.40 16.85
Interest Coverage (TTM) 6.23 39.17 32.72

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 32.97 40.49 54.37
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 35.63 42.12 52.16
EBITD Margin (TTM) 19.30 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 19.95 5.37 10.68
Operating Margin (TTM) 13.38 1.41 4.33
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 14.58 -4.10 6.11
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 11.24 8.72 5.18
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.60 3.56 6.51
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 7.58 5.72 1.48
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.94 0.86 2.78
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 32.49 18.93 23.11
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 36.95 37.73 23.97

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 189,096 5,362,069 860,305,024
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 14,342 -625,761 101,198,978
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 6.25 7.37 5.87
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 33.00 51.99 3.41
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.68 0.51 0.94

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 5.13 5.43 11.13
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 6.27 6.49 12.40
Return on Investment (TTM) 5.74 6.84 14.61
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.20 8.17 16.13
Return on Equity (TTM) 13.31 10.73 16.33
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 16.71 12.20 17.39
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 11.08 18.40 11.71
EPS (TTM) % 61.36 3.94 6.58
Dividend % -- -- --
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -3.74 -7.06 99 23
13 Week 0.13 -4.74 99 27
26 Week 5.76 -2.28 99 18
52 Week 10.31 -6.51 99 7
YTD 18.13 3.74 99 9
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 95.65%
# of Holders: 1,059
Total Shares Held: 97,465,338
3 Mo. Net Change: 479,924
# New Positions: 74
# Closed Positions: 69
# Increased Positions: 422
# Reduced Positions: 423
# Net Buyers: -1
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