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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH.N)

LH.N on New York Stock Exchange

156.02USD
12 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.23 (+0.15%)
Prev Close
$155.79
Open
$156.40
Day's High
$156.91
Day's Low
$155.26
Volume
160,669
Avg. Vol
169,610
52-wk High
$164.20
52-wk Low
$126.44

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 2.38 December 12 Dec 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 3 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 9 9 9 9
(3) HOLD 6 6 6 6
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.11 2.11 2.17 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 Dec-17 16 2,697.17 2,736.27 2,636.00 2,462.66
Quarter Ending Mar-18 12 2,669.47 2,746.80 2,584.59 2,493.75
Year Ending Dec-17 18 10,201.50 10,240.70 10,141.00 9,869.45
Year Ending Dec-18 17 11,042.20 11,264.00 10,763.00 10,216.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 18 2.38 2.44 2.32 2.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 14 2.37 2.44 2.27 2.38
Year Ending Dec-17 18 9.53 9.59 9.48 9.64
Year Ending Dec-18 18 10.28 10.45 10.02 10.37
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 9.31 12.00 6.62 10.33

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-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
Quarter Ending Sep-16 2,375.94 2,372.70 3.24 0.14
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Sep-16 2.29 2.25 0.04 1.89

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-17 2,697.17 2,697.17 2,684.53 2,627.06 2,462.66
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2,669.47 2,670.88 2,669.07 2,660.16 2,493.75
Year Ending Dec-17 10,201.50 10,201.50 10,201.00 10,105.20 9,869.45
Year Ending Dec-18 11,042.20 11,047.10 11,053.30 10,960.30 10,216.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2.38 2.38 2.38 2.43 2.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2.37 2.38 2.38 2.39 2.38
Year Ending Dec-17 9.53 9.53 9.53 9.53 9.64
Year Ending Dec-18 10.28 10.31 10.37 10.43 10.37

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 3 0 4
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-18 0 3 0 4
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 0 3
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 2 0 2
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 0 2
Year Ending Dec-18 0 3 0 5