Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. bought a new position in Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 331,823 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,395,000. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. owned about 0.34% of Encompass Health at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Encompass Health from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Wells Fargo & Co initiated coverage on Encompass Health in a research note on Tuesday. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $56.00 price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Encompass Health in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $58.00 price target on the stock. Stephens reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of Encompass Health in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $59.00 price target on shares of Encompass Health in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Encompass Health currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.55.
Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) traded down $1.24 on Friday, hitting $51.73. The stock had a trading volume of 582,071 shares, compared to its average volume of 546,962. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,090.00, a PE ratio of 18.88, a PEG ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.49. Encompass Health Corp has a 52-week low of $38.97 and a 52-week high of $54.13. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89.
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About Encompass Health
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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