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Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 20, 2014

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. ( HCSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.17375 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HCSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.72% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.92, the dividend yield is 2.49%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HCSG was $27.92, representing a -9.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.69 and a 16.82% increase over the 52 week low of $23.90.

HCSG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and United Rentals, Inc. ( URI ). HCSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports HCSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 27.24%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HCSG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HCSG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have HCSG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials Portfolio ( PSCI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an decrease of -1.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HCSG at 1.94%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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