LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) COO Donald Dwayne Stelly sold 3,181 shares of LHC Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.97, for a total transaction of $206,669.57. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 114,235 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,421,847.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Donald Dwayne Stelly also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, March 13th, Donald Dwayne Stelly sold 13,154 shares of LHC Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.81, for a total transaction of $681,508.74.

LHC Group (LHCG) traded down 0.18% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $65.81. 173,471 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion, a PE ratio of 30.47 and a beta of 0.79. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $61.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $51.52. LHC Group has a 1-year low of $32.04 and a 1-year high of $66.53.

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Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 price objective on shares of LHC Group in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Benchmark Co. lifted their price target on shares of LHC Group from $63.00 to $72.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of LHC Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price target (up previously from $56.00) on shares of LHC Group in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Stephens set a $69.00 price target on shares of LHC Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, LHC Group has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $64.38.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of LHC Group during the fourth quarter worth about $1,535,000. Comerica Bank increased its position in shares of LHC Group by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 15,836 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $732,000 after buying an additional 863 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of LHC Group by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 373,936 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $17,094,000 after buying an additional 26,915 shares during the last quarter. Oxford Asset Management acquired a new position in shares of LHC Group during the fourth quarter worth about $2,231,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of LHC Group by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,229,545 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $56,190,000 after buying an additional 59,924 shares during the last quarter. 86.67% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About LHC Group

LHC Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides post-acute healthcare services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospice agencies, community-based services agencies and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). The Company operates through four segments: home health services, hospice services, community-based services and facility-based services.

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