HealthSouth Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:HLS)

About HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)

HealthSouth Corporation logoHealthSouth Corporation (HealthSouth) is a provider of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 35 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. The Company manages its operations through segments, including inpatient rehabilitation, and home health and hospice. It is an owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. It provides specialized rehabilitative treatment on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. It offers its home health and hospice services through Encompass Home Health and Hospice business (Encompass). Encompass operates home health and hospice agencies in 25 states, with concentrations in the Southeast, Oklahoma, and Texas. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 123 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. As of December 31, 2016, the Company managed five inpatient rehabilitation units through management contracts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Healthcare Facilities & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:HLS
  • CUSIP: 42192430
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.59906 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 98,735,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $45.54
  • 52 Week Range: $36.97 - $49.71
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.70
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.91
  • P/E Growth: 1.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.20
  • Book Value: $11.18 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.10
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBITDA: $817.1 million
  • Net Margins: 6.70%
  • Return on Equity: 25.07%
  • Return on Assets: 5.51%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.98%
  • Current Ratio: 1.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.41%
  • Average Volume: 779,400 shs.
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Short Ratio: 5.08

Frequently Asked Questions for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)

What is HealthSouth Corporation's stock symbol?

HealthSouth Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HLS."

How often does HealthSouth Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HealthSouth Corporation?

HealthSouth Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, January 16th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 29th. View HealthSouth Corporation's Dividend History.

How were HealthSouth Corporation's earnings last quarter?

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $981.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $976.46 million. HealthSouth Corporation had a net margin of 6.70% and a return on equity of 25.07%. The company's revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. View HealthSouth Corporation's Earnings History.

When will HealthSouth Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

HealthSouth Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for HealthSouth Corporation.

What guidance has HealthSouth Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

HealthSouth Corporation issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, July, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.64-2.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.69. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.875-3.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.94 billion.

Where is HealthSouth Corporation's stock going? Where will HealthSouth Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for HealthSouth Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect HealthSouth Corporation's stock price to reach $50.57 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for HealthSouth Corporation.

Who are some of HealthSouth Corporation's key competitors?

Who are HealthSouth Corporation's key executives?

HealthSouth Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark J. Tarr, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Douglas E. Coltharp, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • April Anthony, Chief Executive Officer and President - Encompass
  • Cheryl B. Levy, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Patrick Darby, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Barbara A. Jacobsmeyer, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Edmund M. Fay, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
  • Andrew L. Price CPA, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Elissa Joy Charbonneau, Chief Medical Officer
  • Leo I. Higdon Jr., Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Who owns HealthSouth Corporation stock?

HealthSouth Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.68%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.59%), Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.52%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.36%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own HealthSouth Corporation stock include Cheryl B Levy, Douglas E Coltharp, Edmund Fay, Joan E Herman, John Chidsey, Leo I Higdon Jr and Mark J Tarr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HealthSouth Corporation.

Who sold HealthSouth Corporation stock? Who is selling HealthSouth Corporation stock?

HealthSouth Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Reinhart Partners Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for HealthSouth Corporation.

Who bought HealthSouth Corporation stock? Who is buying HealthSouth Corporation stock?

HealthSouth Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Sit Investment Associates Inc., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Shell Asset Management Co., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Foster & Motley Inc.. Company insiders that have bought HealthSouth Corporation stock in the last two years include Douglas E Coltharp, Joan E Herman, John Chidsey, Leo I Higdon Jr and Mark J Tarr. View Insider Buying and Selling for HealthSouth Corporation.

How do I buy HealthSouth Corporation stock?

Shares of HealthSouth Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HealthSouth Corporation's stock price today?

One share of HealthSouth Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.82.

MarketBeat Community Rating for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE HLS)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  193 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HealthSouth Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $50.57 (10.37% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Price Target History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Analysts' Ratings History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$55.00N/AView Rating Details
9/17/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$50.00HighView Rating Details
9/7/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
9/6/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$55.00MediumView Rating Details
8/31/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$53.00HighView Rating Details
7/10/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$44.00 -> $47.00MediumView Rating Details
5/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$44.00 -> $46.00LowView Rating Details
2/13/2017Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/4/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$54.00N/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetPositive$50.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
11/6/2015WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$51.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
10/30/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$51.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$52.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Earnings by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Earnings History by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE HLS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.65N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.68$0.71$976.46 million$981.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.65$0.70$960.05 million$974.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q416$0.62$0.72$951.18 million$949.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.60$0.65$448.60 million$926.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$0.60$0.69$906.67 million$920.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.55$0.61$892.87 million$909.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.59$0.59$859.48 million$879.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.59$0.52$756.85 million$778.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.58$0.47$746.86 million$764.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.56$0.44$731.30 million$740.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.52$0.55$609.40 million$613.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.48$0.53$595.30 million$597.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.47$0.54$588.94 million$604.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.49$0.48$594.07 million$591.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.43$0.52$575.55 million$572.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.41$0.59$557.50 million$564.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.42$0.51$553.63 million$564.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.42$0.48$563.86 million$572.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.34$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.37$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.38$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.33$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.23$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.24$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.26$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.42$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.68
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.94
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q2 20173$0.68$0.71$0.69
Q3 20173$0.66$0.69$0.68
Q4 20173$0.65$0.71$0.68
Q1 20181$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q2 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q3 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20181$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q1 20191$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q2 20191$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Next Dividend:1/16/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:2.18%
Dividend Growth:72.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.76% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
36.76% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
34.72% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)

Dividend History by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE HLS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.28%
Insider Trades by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/7/2017Mark J TarrCEOSell22,625$43.00$972,875.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2017Mark J TarrCEOSell22,625$42.55$962,693.75View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Douglas E ColtharpCFOBuy6,450$39.14$252,453.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Mark J TarrCOOBuy6,371$39.29$250,316.59View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Mark J TarrCOOSell20,000$41.85$837,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Cheryl B LevyInsiderSell11,000$41.44$455,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Edmund FayTreasurerSell16,240$35.50$576,520.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016John ChidseyDirectorBuy799$35.78$28,588.22View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Joan E HermanDirectorBuy1,000$35.28$35,280.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Leo I Higdon JrDirectorBuy1,000$34.81$34,810.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Andrew L PriceCAOSell1,145$43.84$50,196.80View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Mark J TarrCOOSell11,000$43.82$482,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Jay GrinneyCEOSell38,000$33.42$1,269,960.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Jay GrinneyCEOSell50,000$34.51$1,725,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Jay GrinneyCEOSell89,000$32.57$2,898,730.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Mark TarrCOOSell11,000$35.27$387,970.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2013Leslye G KatzDirectorBuy1,000$28.40$28,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2012Jay GrinneyCEOBuy11,300$21.95$248,035.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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