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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

172.60USD
19 Oct 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.20 (+0.12%)
Prev Close
$172.40
Open
$173.56
Day's High
$176.49
Day's Low
$172.35
Volume
394,189
Avg. Vol
177,320
52-wk High
$190.35
52-wk Low
$147.46

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.87 December 20 Oct 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 10 10 10 10
(3) HOLD 4 4 4 4
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.00 2.00 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 15 2,858.78 2,905.20 2,805.40 2,771.99
Quarter Ending Mar-19 11 2,898.21 2,945.00 2,847.90 2,753.13
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,415.30 11,482.20 11,342.10 10,960.30
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11,726.80 11,909.00 11,524.70 11,371.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 2.87 3.08 2.69 2.63
Quarter Ending Mar-19 13 2.79 2.90 2.60 2.57
Year Ending Dec-18 18 11.52 11.62 11.36 10.43
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11.96 12.30 11.60 11.11
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 10.91 12.60 10.00 8.24

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 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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2,467.17 2,498.40 31.23 1.27
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 2.40 2.47 0.07 2.87

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 2,858.78 2,866.35 2,866.35 2,872.21 2,771.99
Quarter Ending Mar-19 2,898.21 2,901.80 2,907.27 2,914.16 2,753.13
Year Ending Dec-18 11,415.30 11,419.90 11,421.60 11,430.50 10,960.30
Year Ending Dec-19 11,726.80 11,746.00 11,764.10 11,805.90 11,371.20
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 2.87 2.87 2.87 2.89 2.63
Quarter Ending Mar-19 2.79 2.79 2.82 2.84 2.57
Year Ending Dec-18 11.52 11.52 11.52 11.54 10.43
Year Ending Dec-19 11.96 11.98 12.05 12.17 11.11

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 2 0 2
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 1 0 3
Year Ending Dec-18 0 2 0 3
Year Ending Dec-19 0 2 0 5
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 1 1
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 1 0 4
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 1 2
Year Ending Dec-19 0 2 0 5