How to buy LHC Group (LHCG) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in LHC Group shares.

LHC Group (LHCG) is a publicly traded medical care facilities business based in the US. It opened the day at $213.83 after a previous close of $212.77. During the day the price has varied from a low of $209.27 to a high of $214.41. The latest price was $209.7 (25 minute delay). LHC Group is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 29,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in LHC Group

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: LHCG in this case.
  5. Research LHC Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your LHC Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 5x LHC Group shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £4.63
£930.14 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £13.50
£939.01 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £9.26
£934.77 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £21.21
£946.72 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.93
£926.44 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £21.87
£947.38 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £4.63
£930.14 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £21.07
£946.58 total
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LHC Group share price (NASDAQ:LHCG)

Use our graph to track the performance of LHCG stocks over time.

LHC Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $209.7

1 week (2022-09-28) 27.44%
1 month (2022-09-02) 29.77%
3 months (2022-07-05) 34.46%
6 months (2022-04-04) 24.09%
1 year (2021-10-04) 39.39%
2 years (2020-10-05) -3.82%
3 years (2019-10-04) 89.84%
5 years (2017-10-05) 196.10%

Is it a good time to buy LHC Group stock?

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Is LHC Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

P/E ratio

LHC Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 69x. In other words, LHC Group shares trade at around 69x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

PEG ratio

LHC Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8667. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into LHC Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


LHC Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $168.3 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a LHC Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

LHC Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$212.77
Change %-1.4429%
Information last updated 2022-10-02.
52-week range$108.42 - $169.84
50-day moving average$162.9452
200-day moving average$152.2534
Wall St. target price$173
PE ratio69.0549
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$2.37

LHC Group share dividends

We're not expecting LHC Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LHC Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $108.42 up to $169.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while LHC Group's is 0.4886. This would suggest that LHC Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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