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LHC

Life Healthcare Group Holdings JSE:LHC Stock Report

Last Price

R16.94

Market Cap

R24.5b

7D

1.3%

1Y

-24.6%

Updated

27 Nov, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
LHC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation6/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends2/6

LHC Stock Overview

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates private hospitals in South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and Internationally.

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Life Healthcare Group Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceR16.94
52 Week HighR24.35
52 Week LowR15.97
Beta0.46
1 Month Change-13.31%
3 Month Change-16.14%
1 Year Change-24.58%
3 Year Change-31.47%
5 Year Change-35.44%
Change since IPO25.48%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

We Think That There Are More Issues For Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Than Just Sluggish Earnings

Nov 24
We Think That There Are More Issues For Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Than Just Sluggish Earnings

Life Healthcare Group Holdings' (JSE:LHC) Dividend Will Be ZAR0.25

Nov 23
Life Healthcare Group Holdings' (JSE:LHC) Dividend Will Be ZAR0.25

An Intrinsic Calculation For Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Suggests It's 49% Undervalued

Sep 14
An Intrinsic Calculation For Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Suggests It's 49% Undervalued

Is Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Using Too Much Debt?

Aug 15
Is Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Using Too Much Debt?

Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC)

Jul 31
Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC)

Are Investors Undervaluing Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) By 44%?

May 19
Are Investors Undervaluing Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) By 44%?

Be Wary Of Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) And Its Returns On Capital

Apr 28
Be Wary Of Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) And Its Returns On Capital

An Intrinsic Calculation For Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Suggests It's 30% Undervalued

Feb 08
An Intrinsic Calculation For Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Suggests It's 30% Undervalued

There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About Life Healthcare Group Holdings' (JSE:LHC) Returns On Capital

Jan 25
There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About Life Healthcare Group Holdings' (JSE:LHC) Returns On Capital

With Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) It Looks Like You'll Get What You Pay For

Jan 08
With Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) It Looks Like You'll Get What You Pay For

Does Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 28
Does Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Are Investors Undervaluing Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) By 24%?

Oct 19
Are Investors Undervaluing Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) By 24%?

Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Aug 16
Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

We Think Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Jul 20
We Think Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Capital Allocation Trends At Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Aren't Ideal

May 14
Capital Allocation Trends At Life Healthcare Group Holdings (JSE:LHC) Aren't Ideal

How Many Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

Mar 21
How Many Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

Shareholder Returns

LHCZA HealthcareZA Market
7D1.3%2.4%0.9%
1Y-24.6%-17.5%7.7%

Return vs Industry: LHC underperformed the ZA Healthcare industry which returned -17.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LHC underperformed the ZA Market which returned 7.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LHC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LHC volatility
LHC Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Healthcare Industry Average Movement4.4%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in ZA Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in ZA Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: LHC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: LHC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1983n/aPeter Wharton-Hoodhttps://www.lifehealthcare.co.za

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates private hospitals in South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and Internationally. It operates through two segments, Hospitals and Complementary Services; and Healthcare Services. The company provides range of acute hospitals and complementary services; Life Esidimeni services, such as chronic mental healthcare, frail care rehabilitation, step-down care, correctional services, and primary healthcare and substance abuse recovery programs; and life employee health solutions, including on-site occupational and primary healthcare services and employee wellness programs.

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited Fundamentals Summary

How do Life Healthcare Group Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LHC fundamental statistics
Market CapR24.46b
Earnings (TTM)R1.53b
Revenue (TTM)R28.43b

16.0x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LHC income statement (TTM)
RevenueR28.43b
Cost of RevenueR20.07b
Gross ProfitR8.36b
Other ExpensesR6.83b
EarningsR1.53b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.06
Gross Margin29.41%
Net Profit Margin5.39%
Debt/Equity Ratio56.3%

How did LHC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.0%

Current Dividend Yield

38%

Payout Ratio

Does LHC pay a reliable dividends?

See LHC dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy LHC by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Life Healthcare Group Holdings dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 07 2022
Dividend Pay DateDec 12 2022
Days until Ex dividend9 days
Days until Dividend pay date14 days

Does LHC pay a reliable dividends?

See LHC dividend history and benchmarks