Analysts See $0.33 EPS for Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG)

January 22, 2018 - By Migdalia James

 Analysts See $0.33 EPS for Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It dived, 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.
Tiverton Asset Ltd Llc invested in 269,407 shares. Alps Advsrs holds 0% or 9,292 shares in its portfolio. Spectrum Group Inc reported 3 shares. State Street reported 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). California-based Ami Asset Mgmt has invested 2.9% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Bluestein R H And Co invested 0.02% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 25,325 shares. Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 15,251 shares. Ftb Advsr Inc accumulated 727 shares. Comerica Retail Bank, a Michigan-based fund reported 104,630 shares. Sei Invests Company has 54,357 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership stated it has 110,632 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability holds 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) or 22,601 shares. Central Commercial Bank And Trust accumulated 0% or 225 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $1.79 million activity. $247,000 worth of stock was sold by SHEA JOHN CHRISTOPHER on Thursday, August 3. Casey Diane S sold 5,001 shares worth $255,051. $1.17M worth of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) was sold by McBryan Michael E on Thursday, August 3.

Analysts expect Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) to report $0.33 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 17.86 % from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. HCSG’s profit would be $24.18 million giving it 39.69 P/E if the $0.33 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 6.45 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $52.39. About 371,338 shares traded. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has risen 24.89% since January 22, 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), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Healthcare Services had 14 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $57.0 target in Tuesday, October 17 report. Robert W. Baird initiated the shares of HCSG in report on Friday, September 16 with “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, October 2. Credit Suisse reinitiated it with “Outperform” rating and $62 target in Friday, November 3 report. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, July 7. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 12 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 $3.84 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 44.03 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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