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Laboratory of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) Profitability Rank

: 8 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Laboratory of America Holdings has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Laboratory of America Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 7.56%. As of today, Laboratory of America Holdings's Piotroski F-Score is 5.


Competitive Comparison

For the Diagnostics & Research subindustry, Laboratory of America Holdings's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry and Healthcare sector, Laboratory of America Holdings's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Laboratory of America Holdings's Profitability Rank falls into.



Laboratory of America Holdings Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Laboratory of America Holdings has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Laboratory of America Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=229.3 / 3033.3
=7.56 %

* 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.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Laboratory of America Holdings has an F-score of 5 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Warning Sign:

Laboratory Corp of America Holdings operating margin has been in a 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -2.4%.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Laboratory of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
358 South Main Street, Burlington, NC, USA, 27215
Laboratory Corp. 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.
Executives
Peter J Wilkinson officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer C/O PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, 929 NORTH FRONT STREET, WILMINGTON NC 28401
Kerrii B Anderson director WENDY'S INTERNATIONAL, INC, 4288 WEST DUBLIN-GRANVILLE RD., DUBLIN OH 43017
Van Der Vaart Sandra D officer: SVP, Global General Counsel 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
Paul Rothman director 6 MEADOW ROAD, BALTIMORE MD 21212
Paul R Kirchgraber officer: CEO, Covance Drug Development 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
Mark S Schroeder officer: EVP, President-Diagnostics Lab 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
Megan D. Bailey officer: EVP, Chief Strategy Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
Jonathan P. Divincenzo officer: EVP, Pres, Central Labs & Intl 940 WINTER STREET, PERKINELMER, INC. LEGAL DEPARTMENT, WALTHAM MA 02451
Anita Z Graham officer: EVP, CHRO C/O THE ADT CORPORATION, 1501 YAMATO ROAD, BOCA RATON FL 33431
Thomas Pike officer: Pres & CEO Clinical Business C/O ACCENTURE, 161 N. CLARK STREET, 23RD FLOOR, CHICAGO IL 60601
Kirsten Marie Kliphouse director 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
Glenn A Eisenberg officer: Chief Financial Officer, EVP P O BOX 1017, CHARLOTTE NC 28201-1017
Brian J Caveney officer: SVP, Chief Medical Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215
R Sanders Williams director DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, TRENT DRIVE, DURHAM NC 27706
Amy B. Summy officer: EVP, Chief Marketing Officer 531 SOUTH SPRING STREET, BURLINGTON NC 27215