Healthcare Services Group, Inc. ( HCSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.186 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased HCSG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.54% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCSG was $41.27, representing a -2.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.18 and a 21.44% increase over the 52 week low of $33.99.
HCSG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). HCSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.07. Zacks Investment Research reports HCSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 12.86%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.
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 )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
- Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF ( SMDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of 17.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HCSG at 2.15%.