EHC Stock Overview
Encompass Health Corporation provides facility-based and home-based post-acute healthcare services in the United States.
Encompass Health Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$57.62|
|52 Week High||US$89.68|
|52 Week Low||US$57.56|
|1 Month Change||-9.35%|
|3 Month Change||-27.51%|
|1 Year Change||-27.84%|
|3 Year Change||-21.08%|
|5 Year Change||39.85%|
|Change since IPO||292.31%|
Recent News & Updates
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|EHC||US Healthcare||US Market|
Return vs Industry: EHC underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 17% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EHC underperformed the US Market which returned 20% over the past year.
|EHC Average Weekly Movement||3.8%|
|Healthcare Industry Average Movement||6.5%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: EHC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EHC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Encompass Health Corporation provides facility-based and home-based post-acute healthcare services in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Inpatient Rehabilitation, and Home Health and Hospice. The Inpatient Rehabilitation segment provides specialized rehabilitative treatment on an inpatient and outpatient basis to patients who are recovering from conditions, such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions, and amputations.
Encompass Health Fundamentals Summary
|EHC fundamental statistics|
Is EHC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|EHC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.02b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.07|
|Net Profit Margin||8.08%|
How did EHC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does EHC pay a reliable dividends?See EHC dividend history and benchmarks
|Encompass Health dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Dec 31 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jan 18 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||29 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||47 days|
Does EHC pay a reliable dividends?See EHC dividend history and benchmarks
Is Encompass Health undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EHC ($57.62) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($78.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EHC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EHC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (21x).
PE vs Market: EHC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the US market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: EHC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EHC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (2.7x).
How is Encompass Health forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EHC's forecast earnings growth (6.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: EHC's earnings (6.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: EHC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: EHC's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EHC's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EHC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.4%)
How has Encompass Health performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EHC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EHC's current net profit margins (8.1%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EHC's earnings have grown by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EHC's earnings growth over the past year (53%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: EHC earnings growth over the past year (53%) exceeded the Healthcare industry 32.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst EHC's Return on Equity (22.39%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Encompass Health's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EHC's short term assets ($909.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($793.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: EHC's short term assets ($909.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EHC's net debt to equity ratio (117.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 294.1% to 121.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EHC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.2%).
Interest Coverage: EHC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.8x coverage).
What is Encompass Health current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EHC's dividend (1.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: EHC's dividend (1.94%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, EHC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EHC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.4%), EHC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: EHC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Tarr (59 yo)
Mr. Mark J. Tarr serves as President, Chief Executive Officer And Director of Encompass Health Corp. since December 29, 2016. Mr. Tarr serves as the Principal Executive Officer and President at HEALTHSOUTH...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD6.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: EHC's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: EHC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Encompass Health Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Encompass Health Corporation
- Ticker: EHC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Health Care Facilities
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$5.733b
- Shares outstanding: 99.49m
- Website: https://www.encompasshealth.com
Number of Employees
- Encompass Health Corporation
- 9001 Liberty Parkway
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 23:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.