The Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) shares are trading at higher $69.01 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Strong Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $87.38.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $83.30 and the low is $48.01. Over the last 52 weeks, EHC is down -17.15% while the S&P 500 is down -0.63%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, EHC reported a profit of $1.18 billion. Encompass Health Corporation also saw revenues increase to $1.18 billion. In addition, EHC has free cash flow of -$54.2 million as of 03-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $239.0 million which compares well with its peers.
EHC booked profit margins of 7.30%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 25.30%, and its Return on Assets is 5.60%. All told, it is clear that, EHC needs to be on your watchlist.
Find out when EHC reaches critical levels. Subscribe to OracleDispatch.com Right Now by entering your Email in the box below.
Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. EHC has a short ratio of 2.35 and outstanding shares of 98.20M.
EHC has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.73 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 3.46. Encompass Health Corporation EHC also noted assets of $6.14 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as EHC has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Encompass Health Corporation EHC has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, EHC represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Encompass Health Corporation EHC is now commanding a market cap of 6.92B and a float of 97.87M. EHC is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of EHC stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in EHC, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.