LHC Group (LHCG)

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37.68 -0.75  -1.95% NASDAQ Sep 26, 09:55 Delayed 2m USD

LHC Group PS Ratio (TTM):

0.7623 for Sept. 26, 2016
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Sept. 26, 2016 0.7623
Sept. 23, 2016 0.7775
Sept. 22, 2016 0.7655
Sept. 21, 2016 0.7451
Sept. 20, 2016 0.7352
Sept. 19, 2016 0.7402
Sept. 16, 2016 0.737
Sept. 15, 2016 0.7325
Sept. 14, 2016 0.7269
Sept. 13, 2016 0.7283
Sept. 12, 2016 0.733
Sept. 9, 2016 0.7236
Sept. 8, 2016 0.7366
Sept. 7, 2016 0.7198
Sept. 6, 2016 0.7174
Sept. 2, 2016 0.7269
Sept. 1, 2016 0.706
Aug. 31, 2016 0.7194
Aug. 30, 2016 0.7364
Aug. 29, 2016 0.734
Aug. 26, 2016 0.7255
Aug. 25, 2016 0.7281
Aug. 24, 2016 0.734
Aug. 23, 2016 0.7441
Aug. 22, 2016 0.7504
Aug. 19, 2016 0.7487
   
Aug. 18, 2016 0.7562
Aug. 17, 2016 0.7627
Aug. 16, 2016 0.7748
Aug. 15, 2016 0.7862
Aug. 12, 2016 0.7823
Aug. 11, 2016 0.7868
Aug. 10, 2016 0.7928
Aug. 9, 2016 0.8019
Aug. 8, 2016 0.7969
Aug. 5, 2016 0.8195
Aug. 4, 2016 0.8477
Aug. 3, 2016 0.9035
Aug. 2, 2016 0.8999
Aug. 1, 2016 0.9168
July 29, 2016 0.9156
July 28, 2016 0.9219
July 27, 2016 0.9211
July 26, 2016 0.9217
July 25, 2016 0.9152
July 22, 2016 0.9233
July 21, 2016 0.9179
July 20, 2016 0.9191
July 19, 2016 0.9213
July 18, 2016 0.9191
July 15, 2016 0.9173

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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LHCG PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

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Almost Family 0.633
BioScrip 0.2070
Addus HomeCare 0.8128

LHCG PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.3515 Nov 25 2011
Maximum 1.151 Aug 07 2015
Average 0.6602

LHCG PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("LHCG", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("LHCG", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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