NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG) hit a new 52-week low Wednesday as it is currently trading at $19.28, below its previous 52-week low of $19.61 with 8,589 shares traded as of 9:43 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 168,000 shares over the past 30 days.

LHC Group has a market cap of $394.9 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 34.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LHC Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides post-acute healthcare services primarily to Medicare beneficiaries in rural markets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates LHC Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full LHC Group Ratings Report.

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