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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:HLS
  • CUSIP: 42192430
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.09917 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,521,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $47.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $43.94
  • 52 Week Range: $36.97 - $49.71
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.97
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.11
  • Book Value: $8.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.28
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBIDTA: $824.9 million
  • Net Margins: 6.80%
  • Return on Equity: 28.73%
  • Return on Assets: 5.66%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.98%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.40%
  • Average Volume: 981,960 shs.
  • Beta: 0.63
  • Short Ratio: 6.9

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 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 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. View HealthSouth Corporation's Dividend History.

How were HealthSouth Corporation's earnings last quarter?

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $974.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $960.05 million. HealthSouth Corporation had a net margin of 6.80% and a return on equity of 28.73%. HealthSouth Corporation's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. View HealthSouth Corporation's Earnings History.

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

HealthSouth Corporation issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (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 Corporation's stock going? Where will HealthSouth Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for HealthSouth Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate HealthSouth Corporation's share price to reach $48.83 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mackay Shields LLC (0.91%), Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.57%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.27%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.16%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.06%) and Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (0.06%). 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., Bank of Montreal Can, Creative Planning, US Bancorp DE, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 Mackay Shields LLC, Legato Capital Management LLC, Visionary Asset Management Inc., OLD National Bancorp IN, Capstone Asset Management Co., Aperio Group LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and LS Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $46.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE HLS)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
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, 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $48.83 (6.16% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/10/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$44.00 -> $47.00MediumView Rating Details
7/5/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$53.00HighView Rating Details
6/15/2017KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight -> Sector WeightLowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$44.00 -> $46.00LowView Rating Details
2/22/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/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 & 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 7/21/2015 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
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: $2.67
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.84
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q2 20173$0.68$0.71$0.69
Q3 20173$0.65$0.68$0.66
Q4 20173$0.66$0.71$0.68
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 Corporation (NYSE:HLS)
Most Recent Dividend:7/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:2.09%
Dividend Growth:72.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:35.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.42% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.33% (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: 96.98%
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
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 logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell" - July 16 at 2:11 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $963.09 Million - July 14 at 2:06 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation and Heritage Valley Health System Announce Joint Venture - July 13 at 4:08 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Corporate Name Change And Rebranding Initiative Announcement - Slideshow - July 12 at 8:25 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Will Post Earnings of $0.69 Per Share - July 12 at 10:16 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.65 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts - July 12 at 8:44 AM logoHealthSouth Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HLS) : July 10, 2017 - July 12 at 3:52 AM logoHealthSouth announces new name, logo - July 10 at 7:27 PM logoHealthSouth Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HLS-US : July 7, 2017 - July 8 at 11:26 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Lifted to Buy at ValuEngine - July 7 at 5:47 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Given "Buy" Rating at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 5 at 9:20 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) versus HCA Holdings (HCA) Head to Head Comparison - July 4 at 2:22 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 4 at 9:18 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 3 at 11:22 PM logoHealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - July 2 at 11:28 AM logoHealthSouth Announces Date Of 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call - June 29 at 11:49 PM logoStocks Close Mixed As Health Care Leads; 2 Medicals Hit Buy Points - June 22 at 8:12 PM logoStock Performance Review on Specialized Health Services Industry -- Acadia ... - June 22 at 1:30 PM logoIs HealthSouth a Great Stock for Value Investors? - June 20 at 6:32 PM logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for HealthSouth Corporation's Q2 2017 Earnings (HLS) - June 19 at 7:12 AM logo$962.78 Million in Sales Expected for HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) This Quarter - June 18 at 9:42 AM logoBidaskClub Upgrades HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) to Hold - June 17 at 6:02 PM logo$0.69 EPS Expected for HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) This Quarter - June 16 at 10:18 AM logoHealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Now Covered by Analysts at KeyCorp - June 15 at 11:58 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 9 at 9:52 AM logoHealthSouth Corp (HLS) Lowered to "Hold" at ValuEngine - June 4 at 12:32 PM 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



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