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

March 15, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 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.
Barclays Public Limited Co reported 1,653 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sei Investments Company has invested 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Stephens Ar accumulated 5,273 shares. The Illinois-based North Star Inv Mngmt has invested 0.35% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Sentinel Asset Mngmt Incorporated, Vermont-based fund reported 275,840 shares. Ami Asset Mngmt Corp holds 759,365 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt has 0.04% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). 8.95 million are owned by Blackrock. The Illinois-based Rmb Cap Mgmt Limited Company has invested 0.04% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Jefferies Group Lc accumulated 10,665 shares. 504,803 were reported by Palisade Cap Lc Nj. Legacy Ptnrs invested 0.34% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Wells Fargo & Mn, California-based fund reported 311,945 shares. Massachusetts Fincl Svcs Ma has invested 0.02% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). 6,553 were reported by Commonwealth Equity Inc.

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 $28.73 million giving it 28.63 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 0.73% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $44.67. About 1.48 million shares traded or 62.17% up from the average. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has risen 24.89% since March 15, 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. Jefferies maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of HCSG in report on Wednesday, July 12 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, October 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Jefferies. Credit Suisse reinitiated Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Friday, November 3. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $62 target. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 22. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 21 report. Robert W. Baird downgraded Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Wednesday, February 7 to “Hold” rating.

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 $3.29 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 37.54 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.

More recent Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Pre-Market Technical Scan on Business Services Equities — Fiserv, FleetCor …” on March 14, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February …” on February 14, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Healthcare Services Group is Oversold” with publication date: March 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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