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Laboratory of America Holdings Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 9.82 (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-26), Laboratory of America Holdings's share price is $283.225. Laboratory of America Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $28.85. Hence, Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 9.82.

The historical rank and industry rank for Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:LH' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6   Med: 14.82   Max: 32.39
Current: 9.83

8.6
32.39

During the past 13 years, Laboratory of America Holdings's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 32.39. The lowest was 8.60. And the median was 14.82.

NYSE:LH's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 44 Companies
in the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 25.58 vs. NYSE:LH: 9.83 )

Laboratory of America Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $3.97. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $28.85.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Laboratory of America Holdings was 140.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 16.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 14.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 8.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, Laboratory of America Holdings's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 23.90% per year. The lowest was -35.40% per year. And the median was 9.40% per year.


Laboratory of America Holdings Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Laboratory of America Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 14.58 14.01 14.01 15.97 11.38

Laboratory of America Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.86 12.13 11.38 9.22 9.56

Competitive Comparison

For the Diagnostics & Research subindustry, Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Laboratory of America Holdings Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry and Healthcare sector, Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Laboratory of America Holdings Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Laboratory of America Holdings's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=283.225/28.851
=9.82

Laboratory of America Holdings's Share Price of today is $283.225.
Laboratory of America Holdings's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $28.85.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Laboratory of America Holdings  (NYSE:LH) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Laboratory of America Holdings Business Description

Laboratory of America Holdings logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
358 South Main Street, Burlington, NC, USA, 27215
Laboratory Corporation of America is one of the nation's two largest independent clinical laboratories, with roughly 20% of the independent lab market. The company operates approximately 2,000 patient-service centers, offering a broad range of 5,000 clinical lab tests, ranging from routine blood and urine screens to complex oncology and genomic testing. With the addition of Covance, LabCorp also has a sizable footprint in the global contract research organization market.
Executives
Caveney Brian J officer: EVP, President of Diagnostics 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Wilkinson Peter J officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer C/O PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 929 NORTH FRONT STREET WILMINGTON NC 28401
Williams R Sanders director DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TRENT DRIVE DURHAM NC 27706
Van Der Vaart Sandra D officer: EVP, Chief Legal Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
King David P director 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Kirchgraber Paul R officer: CEO, Covance Drug Development 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Schroeder Mark S officer: EVP, President-Diagnostics Lab 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Eisenberg Glenn A officer: Chief Financial Officer, EVP P O BOX 1017 CHARLOTTE NC 28201-1017
Berberian Lance officer: EVP, CIO & CTO PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BERBERIAN LANCE a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Summy Amy B. officer: EVP, Chief Marketing Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Seltz Judith C officer: EVP, CHRO 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Belingard Jean-luc director 1401 HARBOR BAY PARKWAY ALAMEDA CA 94502
Gilliland Dwight Gary director 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET BURLINGTON NC 27215
Kong Garheng director 712 COLLEGE AVENUE MENLO PARK CA 94025
Neupert Peter M director 13920 SE EASTGATE WAY STE 300 BELLEVUE WA 98005

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