EPS for Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Expected At $0.39

March 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 EPS for Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Expected At $0.39
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 10 investors sold Healthcare Services Group, Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 66.03 million shares or 1.32% more from 65.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
State Street accumulated 1.73 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Anchor Advsrs Llc holds 0.07% or 35,655 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has 0.03% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Eulav Asset Mngmt, a New York-based fund reported 215,800 shares. Citigroup holds 39,590 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 8,199 were accumulated by First Republic Investment Mgmt Incorporated. Assetmark holds 0% or 978 shares. Fcm Invs Tx stated it has 55,291 shares or 3.54% of all its holdings. Atlantic Tru Gp Limited Liability Com holds 0.18% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) or 730,499 shares. Glenmede Trust Na holds 1,016 shares. Scout Investments Incorporated reported 64,225 shares. Switzerland-based Swiss Commercial Bank has invested 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Legal General Gru Plc stated it has 145,743 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 19,193 are owned by Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Liability. Daruma Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 59,637 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio.

Analysts expect Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) to report $0.39 EPS on April, 10.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 30.00 % from last quarter’s $0.3 EPS. HCSG’s profit would be $28.74M giving it 28.85 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.27 EPS previously, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 44.44 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.83% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $45. About 1.03M shares traded or 13.42% up from the average. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has risen 24.89% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.19% the S&P500.

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

Among 4 analysts covering Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:HCSG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Healthcare Services had 15 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of HCSG in report on Monday, October 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, February 7. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 22 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Friday, September 16. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Wednesday, July 12. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $50 target.

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 $3.32 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 37.82 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.

Another recent and important Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February …” on February 14, 2018.

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