Encompass Health (AMEX:EHC) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance
Encompass Health (AMEX:EHC) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.90-3.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.84. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.59-4.61 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.59 billion.Encompass Health also updated its FY 2019
IntraDay guidance to 3.90-3.94 EPS.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Encompass Health in a research report on Monday, September 16th. They issued a hold rating and a $70.00 price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on Encompass Health from $85.00 to $88.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Tuesday. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price target on Encompass Health from to in a report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research raised Encompass Health from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $78.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, December 31st. Finally, UBS Group increased their price target on Encompass Health from $80.00 to $87.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Encompass Health presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $77.42.
Encompass Health has a twelve month low of $40.86 and a twelve month high of $59.29.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 2nd will be paid a $0.28 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of ∞.
Encompass Health Company Profile
Encompass Health Corporation, formerly HealthSouth Corporation, is a provider of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 35 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies.
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