Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Analysts See $0.37 EPS

September 15, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.38, from 1.26 in 2018Q1. It improved, 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.
Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Liability reported 1.06M shares stake. First Midwest National Bank Trust Division invested in 12,141 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Vanguard Group owns 6.82M shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The Maine-based Bath Savings Trust Communication has invested 0.43% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has 82,525 shares. Regions Fin Corp invested in 557 shares. Georgia-based Signaturefd Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Tiaa Cref Management Llc has 0% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for 162,566 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Ameritas Inv Ptnrs, Nebraska-based fund reported 28,074 shares. Davis R M Inc holds 0.17% or 98,215 shares in its portfolio. Alyeska Investment Grp Limited Partnership owns 26,972 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Qs Investors Limited Co stated it has 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Amer Capital Management has invested 1.5% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Vigilant Capital Mgmt Lc holds 1,325 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Since March 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $297,042 activity. The insider MOSS ROBERT J sold $124,872.

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 $27.29 million 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 stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 18 to “Sell”. As per Monday, April 16, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) earned “Buy” rating by William Blair on Wednesday, June 6. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 27. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of HCSG in report on Wednesday, April 18 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 $3.14 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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