Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE:EHC) went up by 2.31% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Medical Care Facilities giant went up by $60.68 to trade ended Monday trading at $59.31. This is up from the $59.31 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, EHC is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $100.00 and further from the lowest price target of $80.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with EHC down by -12.40% year-to-date.
Encompass Health Corporation (EHC) started the day trading at $59.73 and recorded an intraday high of $60.99. It also recorded an intraday low of $59.25 during Monday’s trading session. Encompass Health Corporation is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -18.06% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 658484, which is less than -18.06 of the total average daily trading volume of 777.43K.
Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE:EHC) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in EHC’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of EHC currently stands at $83.30, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 27.15%. However, EHC’s current trading price is -26.39% lower than the 52-week low price of $48.01. In terms of trading volume, Encompass Health Corporation currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 658484 shares of Encompass Health Corporation were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -18.06% of the 777.43K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. EHC’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -4.23%, while the stock has gone down by -13.00% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of EHC currently stands at -2.94%, and it is down by -17.16% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -4.80%. At the time of writing EHC’s report, the company has a total market cap of $6.16B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Encompass Health Corporation also has over 31570 employees all over the world.
EHC Insider Activities
For Encompass Health Corporation, insiders hold 93.40% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 29.50%. During that period, insiders bought 398,455 shares in 74 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 120,652 of their shares in 35 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Encompass Health Corporation now hold 1.52M shares, which is over 93.77% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the EHC shares, as they control 1.53% of the company’s total stock.
EHC Fundamental Analysis
For Encompass Health Corporation, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 3.46. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 4.02. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 5.29% after surging by 10.10% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Encompass Health Corporation’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.51, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 10.10% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Encompass Health Corporation’s stock currently stands at 12.90%, and it has a net profit margin of 7.30%. The operating margin of the company is 14.50%, and its gross margin is 96.30%.
EHC Analysts Prediction
Jefferies and UBS also believe that Encompass Health Corporation’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, Encompass Health Corporation’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 2.33, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 2.30.
EHC Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of EHC currently stands at -10.39%, while the SMA50 is -11.21%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -12.29% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 32.44, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 17.56.