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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

172.37USD
23 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.16 (+0.68%)
Prev Close
$171.21
Open
$172.28
Day's High
$172.37
Day's Low
$169.78
Volume
313,630
Avg. Vol
171,584
52-wk High
$181.65
52-wk Low
$134.49

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.65 December 24 Feb 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 11 10 9 9
(3) HOLD 5 6 6 6
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.05 2.10 2.11 2.11

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 15 2,779.02 2,872.50 2,723.00 2,495.90
Quarter Ending Jun-18 15 2,885.74 2,955.60 2,839.00 2,592.01
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,496.20 11,840.40 11,384.00 10,319.20
Year Ending Dec-19 19 11,916.00 12,348.60 11,424.30 10,682.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 16 2.65 2.75 2.56 2.38
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 2.95 3.02 2.73 2.69
Year Ending Dec-18 19 11.53 11.60 11.38 10.39
Year Ending Dec-19 20 12.19 12.75 11.45 11.10
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 10.11 12.38 7.80 8.12

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2,694.67 2,701.50 6.83 0.25
Quarter Ending Sep-17 2,550.38 2,597.90 47.52 1.86
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2,467.17 2,498.40 31.23 1.27
Quarter Ending Mar-17 2,409.21 2,408.10 1.10 0.05
Quarter Ending Dec-16 2,349.02 2,387.30 38.28 1.63
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2.38 2.45 0.07 3.04
Quarter Ending Sep-17 2.39 2.46 0.07 3.08
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2.40 2.47 0.07 2.87
Quarter Ending Mar-17 2.20 2.22 0.02 1.10
Quarter Ending Dec-16 2.13 2.15 0.02 0.98

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2,779.02 2,772.66 2,671.81 2,669.21 2,495.90
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2,885.74 2,878.34 2,767.58 2,767.42 2,592.01
Year Ending Dec-18 11,496.20 11,470.50 11,022.20 11,041.50 10,319.20
Year Ending Dec-19 11,916.00 11,889.60 11,449.20 11,481.80 10,682.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2.65 2.64 2.43 2.37 2.38
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2.95 2.95 2.72 2.66 2.69
Year Ending Dec-18 11.53 11.46 10.61 10.28 10.39
Year Ending Dec-19 12.19 12.13 11.38 10.99 11.10

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 0 12 0
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1 0 12 0
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 15 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 13 0
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 0 13 0
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 12 1
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 14 1
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 11 1