One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Thursday February 18 was Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LH) as the company’s stock climbed 2.95% to $108.92 on volume of 1.53 million shares.
The stock opened at $105.91 and saw an intraday low of $104.89 and an intraday high of $110.15. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $3.12. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.04 million and 101.2 million shares outstanding. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings now has a 50-day SMA is $115.57 and 200-day SMA is $118.57, and it has a 52-week high of $131.19 and a 52-week low of $97.79.
Laboratory Corp of America Hldgs offers testing services used by the medical profession in core testing, patient diagnosis and in the monitoring and treatment of disease.
Based out of Burlington, NC, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings has 48,000 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $11.02 billion. Its P/S ratio is n/a, P/B ratio is 2.24, and P/FCF ratio is -3.3.
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