HealthSouth Corp Company Profile (NYSE:HLS)

About HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)

HealthSouth Corp 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: Specialized Health Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:HLS
  • CUSIP: 42192430
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,569,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.38
  • 52 Week Range: $36.97 - $47.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.99
  • P/E Growth: 1.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.12
  • Book Value: $8.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.30
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBIDTA: $824.9 million
  • Net Margins: 6.31%
  • Return on Equity: 29.27%
  • Return on Assets: 5.33%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.25%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.40%
  • Average Volume: 843,927 shs.
  • Beta: 0.85
  • Short Ratio: 13.35

Frequently Asked Questions for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)

What is HealthSouth Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

HealthSouth Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, July 17th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. View HealthSouth Corp's Dividend History.

How were HealthSouth Corp's earnings last quarter?

HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $974.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $960.05 million. HealthSouth Corp had a net margin of 6.31% and a return on equity of 29.27%. The company's revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.61 EPS. View HealthSouth Corp's Earnings History.

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

HealthSouth Corp issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.61-2.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.67. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.85-3.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.92 billion.

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

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for HealthSouth Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $44.50 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate HealthSouth Corp's stock price to reach $47.92 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for HealthSouth Corp.

Who are some of HealthSouth Corp's key competitors?

Who are HealthSouth Corp's key executives?

HealthSouth Corp'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 Corp stock?

HealthSouth Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.11%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.25%), State Street Corp (3.25%), Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (3.10%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.06%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.77%). Company insiders that own HealthSouth Corp 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 Corp.

Who sold HealthSouth Corp stock? Who is selling HealthSouth Corp stock?

HealthSouth Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Endurant Capital Management LP, Copeland Capital Management LLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for HealthSouth Corp.

Who bought HealthSouth Corp stock? Who is buying HealthSouth Corp stock?

HealthSouth Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC and Hancock Holding Co.. Company insiders that have bought HealthSouth Corp 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 Corp.

How do I buy HealthSouth Corp stock?

Shares of HealthSouth Corp 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 Corp's stock price today?

One share of HealthSouth Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE HLS)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  141 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  363
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HealthSouth Corp 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 Corp (NYSE:HLS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $47.92 (3.72% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$44.00 -> $46.00LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$48.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
2/22/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$38.00 -> $44.50N/AView Rating Details
2/13/2017Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral$45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated 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
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyN/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
6/25/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$45.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Earnings by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Earnings History by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Corp (NYSE:HLS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.70
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.84
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q2 20172$0.68$0.71$0.70
Q3 20172$0.66$0.68$0.67
Q4 20172$0.67$0.71$0.69
Q1 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20181$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q3 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q4 20181$0.72$0.72$0.72
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Next Dividend:7/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:2.08%
Dividend Growth:72.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.56% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.22% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.89%
Insider Trades by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Headline Trends for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
Latest Headlines for HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS)
DateHeadline logoHealthSouth Issues Notice Of Intent To Redeem Its 2.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2043 - May 26 at 6:23 PM logoThinly Traded Health Care Stock Tries To Resuscitate New Breakout - May 24 at 11:45 AM logoETFs with exposure to HealthSouth Corp. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 5:26 PM logoHealthSouth Corp. :HLS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 10:12 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 15 at 11:08 AM logoHealthSouth Corp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.24 (HLS) - May 5 at 7:08 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact HealthSouth Corp (HLS) Stock Price - May 4 at 8:48 PM logoHealthSouth Supports Therapy Research Through Grant Program - May 2 at 4:11 PM logoHealthSouth To Participate In The UBS Global Healthcare Conference - May 1 at 6:36 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Receives "Underweight" Rating from Barclays PLC - May 1 at 2:56 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.41 - May 1 at 2:06 PM logoHealthSouth Corp. (HLS) Soared To A New High After Q1 Report - May 1 at 1:34 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect HealthSouth Corp (HLS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $962.58 Million - April 30 at 9:12 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation's (HLS) CEO Mark Tarr on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 29 at 9:25 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.17 - April 28 at 11:42 PM logoEdited Transcript of HLS earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT - April 28 at 11:42 PM logoHealthSouth Soars to 52-Week High After Better-Than-Expected Q1 Results - April 28 at 6:41 PM logo Analysts Anticipate HealthSouth Corp (HLS) to Announce $0.68 EPS - April 28 at 1:46 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Issues Earnings Results - April 28 at 1:03 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS - April 27 at 11:18 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 27 at 7:00 PM logoHealthSouth Reports Strong Revenue and Earnings Growth for First Quarter 2017 and Reiterates Full-Year 2017 Guidance - April 27 at 6:18 PM logoHealthSouth beats Street 1Q forecasts - April 27 at 6:18 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 12:53 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22 - April 25 at 9:02 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 22 at 9:15 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 18 at 7:13 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 18 at 11:16 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.04 - April 13 at 2:02 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate HealthSouth Corp (HLS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $949.3 Million - April 9 at 9:24 AM logo$0.66 EPS Expected for HealthSouth Corp (HLS) This Quarter - April 7 at 8:42 PM logoHealthSouth Announces Date Of 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call - April 7 at 10:16 AM logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on HealthSouth Corp's Q1 2018 Earnings (HLS) - April 6 at 5:15 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Launch Joint Venture to Own and Operate Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital - April 3 at 7:06 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 30, 2017 - Nasdaq - March 30 at 4:14 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: QIWI, HealthSouth and Cardinal Health - March 28 at 11:26 AM logoSoon-to-open Pearland rehab hospital names CEO - March 27 at 5:17 PM logoHealthSouth: Healthcare Growth Now On Sale - March 26 at 9:22 AM logoHealthSouth to Hold Annual Stockholder Meeting - March 24 at 5:47 PM logoPHOTOS: Mount Carmel aims for greater rehabilitation market share when HealthSouth joint venture opens - March 23 at 6:14 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - March 23 at 11:28 AM logoIs HealthSouth a Suitable Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - March 21 at 5:42 PM logoIs HealthSouth a Suitable Stock for Value Investors? - March 21 at 5:42 PM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research - March 15 at 2:19 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Presents At The Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference 2017 - March 7 at 5:26 PM logoHEALTHSOUTH CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - March 6 at 9:14 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Presents At JP Morgan 2017 Global High Yield Leveraged Finance Conference 2017 - Slideshow - March 2 at 11:02 PM logoHEALTHSOUTH CORP Financials - February 28 at 5:50 PM logoHealthSouth: Strong Earnings, Stock Remains A Buy - Seeking Alpha - February 24 at 10:38 AM logoHealthSouth (HLS) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - February 23 at 3:52 AM



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