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EPS for LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) Expected At $0.60; Wmih (WMIH) Shorts Up By 10.08%

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Analysts expect LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) to report $0.60 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 25.00% from last quarter’s $0.48 EPS. LHCG’s profit would be $18.72M giving it 31.50 P/E if the $0.60 EPS is correct. After having $0.62 EPS previously, LHC Group, Inc.’s analysts see -3.23% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $75.59. About 179,212 shares traded. LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) has risen 15.17% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.62% the S&P500.

Wmih Corp (NASDAQ:WMIH) had an increase of 10.08% in short interest. WMIH’s SI was 6.76 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 10.08% from 6.14 million shares previously. With 1.45 million avg volume, 5 days are for Wmih Corp (NASDAQ:WMIH)’s short sellers to cover WMIH’s short positions. The SI to Wmih Corp’s float is 3.69%. The stock increased 1.46% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $1.39. About 445,345 shares traded. WMIH Corp. (NASDAQ:WMIH) has risen 6.42% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.13% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. LHC Group had 33 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform”. Robert W. Baird maintained LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) on Sunday, October 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80.0 target in Tuesday, November 7 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, January 23, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. The rating was initiated by Stephens on Friday, June 17 with “Overweight”.

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $909,824 activity. The insider Stelly Donald Dwayne sold $909,824.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 30 investors sold LHC Group, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 15.67 million shares or 2.23% more from 15.33 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Vanguard Group Inc Inc holds 1.67M shares. Macquarie Group Limited invested 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Arrowstreet Cap Lp holds 0.01% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) or 64,500 shares. Pnc Fincl Svcs Gp Incorporated has 0% invested in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 440 shares. Ohio-based Bowling Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.11% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). 3,270 are held by Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 2,394 shares. Hood River Capital Management Limited Liability Company reported 96,789 shares. First Tru Advsr Lp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 40,328 shares. Assetmark Inc stated it has 0% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.01% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 3,245 shares or 0% of the stock. Panagora Asset, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 145,161 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 30,604 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) or 727,199 shares.

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 $2.36 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. It has a 27.09 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.

WMIH Corp., through its subsidiary, WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc., engages in reinsurance business with respect to mortgage insurance in runoff mode. The company has market cap of $278.00 million. The firm was formerly known as WMI Holdings Corp. and changed its name to WMIH Corp. in May 2015. It has a 139 P/E ratio.

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