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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

175.29USD
23 May 2018
Change (% chg)

$-1.38 (-0.78%)
Prev Close
$176.67
Open
$175.91
Day's High
$176.52
Day's Low
$174.44
Volume
59,380
Avg. Vol
187,696
52-wk High
$181.65
52-wk Low
$137.89

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.94 December 26 May 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 5 4 5 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 10 11 11
(3) HOLD 4 5 5 5
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 1.94 2.05 2.00 2.05

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 Jun-18 15 2,850.58 2,904.00 2,794.70 2,571.17
Quarter Ending Sep-18 15 2,874.03 2,928.00 2,814.00 2,590.18
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,471.70 11,549.30 11,408.90 10,274.10
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11,928.00 12,060.90 11,694.70 10,632.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 2.94 3.18 2.71 2.66
Quarter Ending Sep-18 16 2.92 3.05 2.74 2.64
Year Ending Dec-18 19 11.56 11.70 11.46 10.23
Year Ending Dec-19 19 12.37 12.73 12.10 11.02
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 11.69 13.10 10.00 7.79

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 Mar-18 2,772.05 2,848.30 76.25 2.75
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2.63 2.78 0.15 5.78
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

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 Jun-18 2,850.58 2,852.71 2,874.54 2,881.61 2,571.17
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2,874.03 2,872.12 2,905.89 2,910.20 2,590.18
Year Ending Dec-18 11,471.70 11,470.70 11,467.30 11,474.80 10,274.10
Year Ending Dec-19 11,928.00 11,928.00 11,923.90 11,937.90 10,632.70
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2.94 2.94 2.96 2.95 2.66
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2.92 2.92 2.98 2.98 2.64
Year Ending Dec-18 11.56 11.56 11.53 11.54 10.23
Year Ending Dec-19 12.37 12.37 12.32 12.26 11.02

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 1 4 11
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1 0 2 13
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 8 8
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 8 8
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 4 11
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 1 15
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 9 1
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 11 4