EPS for Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Expected At $0.37

September 15, 2018 - By Kristen Paramore

Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.38, from 1.26 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 32 investors sold Healthcare Services Group, Inc. shares while 64 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 75.31 million shares or 11.12% more from 67.77 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
The Georgia-based Voya Inv Mngmt Limited Company has invested 0.15% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). The Illinois-based Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability stated it has 7,296 shares. Central Financial Bank & has invested 0% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). 62,196 are held by Goelzer Invest Mngmt. Point72 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership owns 420,234 shares. First Midwest State Bank Division holds 0.07% or 12,141 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Glenmede Tru Na reported 1,000 shares stake. Prudential Fincl Inc has 50,913 shares. Northern holds 1.39 million shares. Paloma Mgmt has 0% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for 4,945 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 19,900 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. 215,800 were reported by Eulav Asset Mngmt. Sfe Investment Counsel stated it has 26,078 shares.

Since March 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $297,042 activity. Shares for $124,962 were sold by MOSS ROBERT J.

Analysts expect Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) to report $0.37 EPS on October, 16.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 19.35 % from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. HCSG’s profit would be $27.29M giving it 28.77 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.35 EPS previously, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 5.71 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $42.58. About 388,696 shares traded. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has declined 16.85% since September 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.47% the S&P500.

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:HCSG), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Healthcare Services had 8 analyst reports since April 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Monday, April 16. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 18 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4000 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Wednesday, April 18 to “Hold” rating. Jefferies upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 27 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 6 by William Blair. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 18 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides management, administrative, and operating services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary service departments to nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.14 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 45.3 P/E ratio. The Housekeeping segment engages in the cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of resident rooms and common areas of clientÂ’s facility, as well as laundering and processing of the bed linens, uniforms, resident personal clothing, and other assorted linen items utilized at a client facility.

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