Shares of Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $55.22.
Several analysts have commented on the company. SunTrust Banks set a $58.00 price target on Encompass Health and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Encompass Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of Encompass Health in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Wells Fargo & Co assumed coverage on Encompass Health in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $56.00 price target for the company. Finally, William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Encompass Health in a report on Tuesday, November 21st.
Encompass Health (EHC) traded down $0.73 on Wednesday, reaching $52.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 384,250 shares, compared to its average volume of 593,965. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89. The stock has a market cap of $5,120.00, a PE ratio of 19.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.49. Encompass Health has a 52 week low of $40.86 and a 52 week high of $54.13.
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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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