HealthSouth Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased HLS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that HLS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HLS was $35.4,
representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.01 and
a 41.2% increase over the 52 week low of $25.07.
HLS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. (
) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
). HLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports HLS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.29%, compared to an
industry average of -4.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HLS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HLS as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (
- Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (
- Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is BLV with an increase of
2.64% over the last 100 days. BIV has the highest percent weighting
of HLS at 1.79%.