Fact based stock research
Life Healthcare Group (JSE:LHC)


Life Healthcare Group stock research in summary

lifehealthcare.co.za


Life Healthcare Group shares have a SELL rating. While they are good value, they show below average growth, and are riskily financed. We recommend selling Life Healthcare Group shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country South Africa
Industry Health Care Facilities
Index JSE All Shares
Size class Large

March 22, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

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Research History: Life Healthcare Group

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
64
77
71
75
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
33
55
22
22
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
50
13
27
19
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
39
47
33
28

Last update of Combined Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Life Healthcare Group in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 22-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Life Healthcare Group; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
46
62
76
77
PROFIT GROWTH
93
57
57
29
STOCK RETURNS
17
41
10
10
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
33
55
22
22

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Sep-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Life Healthcare Group.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
35
4
10
12
REFINANCING
66
60
54
44
LIQUIDITY
52
42
66
67
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
50
13
27
19

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 30-Sep-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Life Healthcare Group and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Life Healthcare Group from March 22, 2018.