Impact of Brokerage Rating on HealthSouth Corporation(HLS)

Many HealthSouth Corporation(HLS) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. HealthSouth Corp was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to Neutral on Jan 4, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 14, 2016, Mark J Tarr (COO) purchased 6,371 shares at 39.29 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Douglas E Coltharp (CFO) purchased 6,450 shares at 39.14 per share price.On May 2, 2016, Cheryl B. Levy (Chief Human Resources Officer) sold 11,000 shares at 41.44 per share price.

HealthSouth Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 27, 2016. The company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. The company had revenue of $926.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $915.18 million. The companys revenue was up 19.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 EPS.

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) has received a short term rating of sell from experts at Zacks with a rank of 4. The stock has been rated an average of 2.44 by 9 Brokerage Firm. 3 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 2 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS): 8 Analyst have given the stock of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) a near short term price target of $45.13. The standard deviation reading, which is a measure by which the stock price is expected to swing away from the mean estimate, is at $6.2. The higher price target estimate is at $54 while the lower price estimates are fixed at $35.

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) rose 2.37% or 0.96 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $41.28 the stock was seen hitting $41.72 as a peak level and $40.63 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $41.48. The daily volume was measured at 1,090,912 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $43.38 and the 52-week low is $30.26. The company has a market cap of $3,754 million.

HEALTHSOUTH Corp. is the one of the nations largest providers of outpatient surgery and rehabilitative healthcare services. The company provides these services through its national network of inpatient and outpatient healthcare facilities, including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facilities, outpatient surgery centers, diagnostic centers, occupational medicine centers, medical centers and other healthcare facilities.

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