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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

182.19USD
17 Aug 2018
Change (% chg)

$3.31 (+1.85%)
Prev Close
$178.88
Open
$178.86
Day's High
$182.74
Day's Low
$178.86
Volume
197,594
Avg. Vol
178,602
52-wk High
$190.35
52-wk Low
$147.19

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.89 December 17 Aug 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 5 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 10 10 10 9
(3) HOLD 4 4 3 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 1.89 1.94

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 Sep-18 15 2,850.35 2,901.00 2,800.00 2,695.17
Quarter Ending Dec-18 15 2,870.39 2,922.90 2,815.07 2,694.31
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,432.00 11,499.00 11,342.10 10,619.60
Year Ending Dec-19 17 11,815.90 11,974.00 11,500.90 10,996.90
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 17 2.89 2.97 2.78 2.67
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 2.89 3.08 2.75 2.63
Year Ending Dec-18 18 11.54 11.62 11.44 10.41
Year Ending Dec-19 19 12.19 12.50 11.60 11.12
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 11.68 13.10 10.00 8.38

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 Sep-18 2,850.35 2,850.35 2,869.62 2,872.12 2,695.17
Quarter Ending Dec-18 2,870.39 2,870.39 2,894.89 2,897.39 2,694.31
Year Ending Dec-18 11,432.00 11,432.00 11,467.60 11,470.70 10,619.60
Year Ending Dec-19 11,815.90 11,815.90 11,911.10 11,923.40 10,996.90
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 2.89 2.89 2.92 2.92 2.67
Quarter Ending Dec-18 2.89 2.89 2.92 2.93 2.63
Year Ending Dec-18 11.54 11.54 11.56 11.56 10.41
Year Ending Dec-19 12.19 12.19 12.34 12.35 11.12

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 3 10
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 3 10
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 3 12
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 2 13
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 3 13
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 5 11
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 4 10
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 0 14