NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $13.51, below its previous 52-week low of $13.56 with 16,622 shares traded as of 10:09 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 175,400 shares over the past 30 days.

LHC Group has a market cap of $269.1 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 54.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LHC Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides post-acute healthcare services primarily to Medicare beneficiaries in rural markets in the United States.

TheStreet Ratings rates LHC Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full LHC Group Ratings Report.

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