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: $4.28903 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 98,734,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $44.95
  • 52 Week Range: $36.97 - $49.71
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.30
  • P/E Growth: 1.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.93 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.25
  • Book Value: $11.18 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.93
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBIDTA: $409.3 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: 848,927 shs.
  • Beta: 0.59
  • 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th. This is an increase from HealthSouth Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View HealthSouth Corporation's Dividend History.

How were HealthSouth Corporation's earnings last quarter?

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

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for HealthSouth Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect HealthSouth Corporation's share price to reach $49.83 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.63%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.80%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.05%), State Street Corp (3.17%) and FMR LLC (2.48%). 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 FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Macquarie Group Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for HealthSouth Corporation.

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

HealthSouth Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and State Street Corp. 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 $43.91.

MarketBeat Community Rating for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE HLS)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  263 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  184 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  447
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, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $49.83 (13.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
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
(Data available from 9/23/2015 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
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:10/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:2.19%
Dividend Growth:72.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:35.29% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.45% (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: 93.04%
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)


Headline Trends for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Latest Headlines for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
DateHeadline logoReviewing HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) and Its Peers - September 22 at 10:30 AM logoNovember 17th Options Now Available For HealthSouth (HLS) - September 18 at 7:01 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.77 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (HLS) - September 18 at 7:52 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Given "Hold" Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies - September 17 at 7:06 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 17 at 4:40 AM logoHealthSouth Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HLS) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 11:17 PM logoHealthSouth Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HLS-US : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 7:57 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $986.71 Million - September 11 at 6:34 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.65 Per Share - September 9 at 10:44 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Rating Reiterated by KeyCorp - September 8 at 6:11 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada - September 6 at 9:40 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine - September 3 at 9:40 AM logoHealthSouth Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HLS-US : September 1, 2017 - September 2 at 12:56 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) and Streamline Health Solutions (STRM) Head-To-Head Survey - September 2 at 12:28 AM logoHealthSouth And Cerner Announce Formation Of Post-Acute Innovation Center - August 31 at 7:27 PM logoStephens Begins Coverage on HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) - August 31 at 12:34 PM logoReviewing Surgical Care Affiliates (SCAI) and HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) - August 31 at 10:38 AM logoFinancial Contrast: HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) versus Community Health Systems (CYH) - August 23 at 6:28 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 23 at 4:44 AM logoETFs with exposure to HealthSouth Corp. : August 18, 2017 - August 18 at 7:19 PM logoHealthSouth to Present at the Baird Global Healthcare Conference & Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference - August 16 at 7:29 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 15 at 11:46 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about HealthSouth Corp. - August 12 at 6:37 PM logoIHS Markit Score downgrades HealthSouth Corp to 65 out of 100, ranking positively in only two out of four IHS Markit categories. - August 11 at 7:57 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding HealthSouth Corp is a negative sign for its shares - August 11 at 2:21 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) CEO Sells $972,875.00 in Stock - August 8 at 7:44 PM logoHealthSouth Corp. :HLS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 7, 2017 - August 7 at 7:01 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $983.12 Million - August 5 at 7:09 AM logoMark J. Tarr Sells 22,625 Shares of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Stock - August 4 at 10:26 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for HealthSouth Corporation Increased by KeyCorp (HLS) - August 4 at 7:42 AM logoKeyCorp Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) - August 3 at 12:52 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation's (HLS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies - August 3 at 11:32 AM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Issued By SunTrust Banks - August 3 at 8:28 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research - August 3 at 12:06 AM logoEdited Transcript of HLS earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 2 at 1:06 AM logoHealthSouth (HLS) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 1 at 8:05 PM logoInvestor Network: HealthSouth Corporation to Host Earnings Call - August 1 at 8:05 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - July 31 at 9:11 PM logoHealthSouth Reports Results for Second Quarter 2017 and Updates Full-Year 2017 Guidance - July 31 at 6:57 PM logoHealthSouth beats Street 2Q forecasts - July 31 at 6:57 PM logoHealthSouth report better-than-expected quarterly earnings - July 31 at 6:57 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 31 at 5:44 PM logoHealthSouth beats by $0.03, beats on revenue - July 31 at 4:50 PM logoEarnings Preview: What To Expect From HealthSouth On Monday - July 29 at 6:27 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 29 at 7:45 AM logoHealthcare Q2 Earnings Set to Release on Jul 31: HLS, MEDP - July 28 at 10:23 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) to Release Earnings on Monday - July 27 at 11:51 AM logoHealthSouth Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for HLS - July 26 at 3:49 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 - July 21 at 3:14 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell" - July 16 at 2:11 PM



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