Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $73.75.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Encompass Health from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 28th. Craig Hallum reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $76.00 price target (down previously from $81.00) on shares of Encompass Health in a research report on Monday, August 12th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Encompass Health in a research report on Monday, September 16th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Stephens assumed coverage on Encompass Health in a research report on Monday, October 21st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $77.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Encompass Health in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th.

Encompass Health has a 12-month low of $40.86 and a 12-month high of $59.29.

Encompass Health (AMEX:EHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 28th. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.15 billion. Encompass Health’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.91 EPS.

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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