Earnings Outlook For Encompass Health


Encompass Health EHC is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2021-10-27. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Encompass Health will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $1.06

Encompass Health bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by 19.39%, which was followed by a 0.15% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Encompass Health's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020 Q3 2020
EPS Estimate 0.98 0.82 0.85 0.75
EPS Actual 1.17 1.05 0.93 0.78
Price Change % -0.15% 1.17% -4.05% -0.75%

Stock Performance

Shares of Encompass Health were trading at $68.38 as of October 25. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 6.5%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

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