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What Analyst Recommends Avg.rating: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH)


Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) closed its last session at $132.99 with the change of -0.26%. The market capitalization of the company is $13.60B with an average Volume of 818.24 thousand shares. The stock currently has its 52-Week High range of $141.32 and 52-week low range of $97.79. The Price to Book (P/B) ratio stands at 2.56. The stock traded total quantity of 555.78 thousand shares.

Currently Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) captured an average recommendation of “ Overweight ” from analysts, according to FactSet data. The stock has been suggested as “Buy” from “12″ Analysts”. “0” rated “Sell” for the company. “7” said the company as a “Hold”. Overweight rating was given by “3” and Underweight rating was given by “0”.

Analysts are expecting that the company to achieve $149.76 Price Target in next 52-weeks, average price is come up through the consensus of analysts. High potential price target is set at $164.00 however minimum price target advised by analysts is $132.00. The Median price target for the stock is measured at $155.00.

Presently, Analysts decided consensus EPS estimate of $2.29 for present quarter and one month ago projected EPS estimate was at $2.29. If we take a look at back 3 month ago, consensus EPS estimate was $2.30.

A current consensus EPS estimate for next quarter is at $2.19 and 3 month ago EPS forecast was $2.19. Have a look at back 1 month ago, consensus EPS forecast was seen at $2.19.

For current fiscal year, most recent EPS estimate is set at $8.80 based on Analyst consensus and three month ago consensus EPS opinions was at $8.79. During period one month ago, consensus EPS forecast was decided at $8.81.

A current consensus EPS projection for next fiscal year is observed at $9.73 and one month ago consensus EPS forecast was at $9.71. Take a look at back three month ago, consensus EPS estimate opinions was decided at $9.66 by analysts.

One Month ago, the stock has gained consensus mean rating of Overweight based on the analysis of brokerage analyst firms polled. 11 presented the recommendations about the stock as a “Buy” signal and “Overweight” signal was reported by 3. 6 advised the “Hold” rating about this stock. 0 revealed “Sell” signal and “Underweight” rating was declared by 0.

Three Months Ago, Analysts recommended an average brokerage rating of Overweight derived from brokerage firms, according to FactSet. 12 said a “Buy Rating” and 2 announced “Overweight Rating”. 7 advised “Hold Rating” regarding the stock. 0 announced “Sell Rating” and 0 disclosed “Underweight Rating”.

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