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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

130.48USD
18 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

$-3.32 (-2.48%)
Prev Close
$133.80
Open
$134.91
Day's High
$134.91
Day's Low
$129.66
Volume
327,632
Avg. Vol
203,797
52-wk High
$190.35
52-wk Low
$129.66

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.49 December 19 Dec 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 2 3 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 10 10 10
(3) HOLD 8 6 4 4
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.32 2.16 2.00 2.00

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 Dec-18 16 2,789.37 2,836.50 2,741.70 2,799.75
Quarter Ending Mar-19 14 2,858.47 2,918.00 2,798.40 2,776.61
Year Ending Dec-18 18 11,324.40 11,352.70 11,241.00 11,041.50
Year Ending Dec-19 18 11,505.10 11,606.00 11,234.00 11,484.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 2.49 2.53 2.41 2.57
Quarter Ending Mar-19 16 2.69 2.82 2.52 2.50
Year Ending Dec-18 18 10.99 11.04 10.95 10.28
Year Ending Dec-19 20 11.25 11.90 11.06 10.99
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 8.96 10.00 7.40 8.71

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 Sep-18 2,840.25 2,831.30 8.95 0.32
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2,852.04 2,866.30 14.26 0.50
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2.88 2.84 0.04 1.31
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2.93 2.98 0.05 1.74
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

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 Dec-18 2,789.37 2,789.37 2,850.33 2,860.49 2,799.75
Quarter Ending Mar-19 2,858.47 2,858.47 2,878.90 2,897.88 2,776.61
Year Ending Dec-18 11,324.40 11,328.30 11,389.90 11,415.70 11,041.50
Year Ending Dec-19 11,505.10 11,509.00 11,634.70 11,726.90 11,484.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 2.49 2.49 2.84 2.88 2.57
Quarter Ending Mar-19 2.69 2.69 2.77 2.79 2.50
Year Ending Dec-18 10.99 11.03 11.35 11.53 10.28
Year Ending Dec-19 11.25 11.27 11.72 11.98 10.99

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 15
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 0 11
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 18
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 18
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 16
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 0 15
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 17
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 19