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Trading Results: Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ: HCSG)

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Healthcare Services Group is in the industrials sector and is part of the business services industry. The company CEO is Theodore Wahl. Healthcare Services Group Inc provides management, administrative and operating expertise and services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance and dietary service departments of the health care industry in United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HCSG stock showed a previous change of 5.08% with an open at 31.75 and a close of 33.11. It reached an intraday high of 33.12 and a low of 31.65.

Business Wire:  HEALTHCARE SERVICES 24 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: Approximately 24 Hours Remain; ClaimsFiler Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit against Healthcare Services Group, Inc. – HCSG

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $2.5b with 74.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 71.3m shares. Trading volume reached 555,870 shares compared to its average volume of 836,466 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Healthcare Services Group shares returned 3.70% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.01%. Over three months, it changed 1.60%. In one year it has changed -7.42% and within that year its 52-week high was 48.73 and its 52-week low was 28.24. HCSG stock is 17.23% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 38.59 and a 50 day moving average of 33.30. Currently HCSG stock is trading -14.21% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  HEALTHCARE SERVICES 24 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT: Approximately 24 Hours Remain; ClaimsFiler Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit against Healthcare Services Group, Inc. – HCSG

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.12 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 29.56. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.36. The TTM EPS is 1.12, which comes to a TTM PE of 29.56. Historically, the PE high was 120.30 and the PE low was 29.56. HCSG stock has set a new PE low record!

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/30/2019): 0.12
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/05/2019): 0.42
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/16/2018): 0.35
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/17/2018): 0.35
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/17/2018): 0.00

The dividend per share is currently 0.79, which is a dividend yield of 2.39%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 30.13, which means it may be overvalued by -9.89%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.85.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 13.98%, profit margin is 4.68%, price-to-sales is 1.18 and price-to-book is 5.27.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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