Seadrill Partners (SDLP) Forms $3.83 Double Top; LHC Group (LHCG) Has 1.5 Sentiment

January 18, 2018 - By Shannon Black

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.19 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. It has a 27.94 P/E ratio. The Home Health Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, and patient education; medically-oriented social services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) formed double top with $4.02 target or 5.00% above today’s $3.83 share price. Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has $351.68M valuation. The stock decreased 1.54% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $3.83. About 15,387 shares traded. Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) has declined 33.20% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.90% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Seadrill Partners (NYSE:SDLP), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Seadrill Partners has $16 highest and $7 lowest target. $10.33’s average target is 169.71% above currents $3.83 stock price. Seadrill Partners had 7 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The company was upgraded on Thursday, February 2 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Neutral” on Friday, December 18. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 9 by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer.

Analysts await LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) to report earnings on March, 14. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 6.90% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.58 per share. LHCG’s profit will be $11.33M for 26.18 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by LHC Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.13% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $173,151 activity.