Healthcare Services Group, Inc. ( HCSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 2015. Shareholders who purchased HCSG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $37.64, the dividend yield is 1.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCSG was $37.64, representing a -2.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.49 and a 29.48% increase over the 52 week low of $29.07.
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 $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports HCSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 201.61%, compared to an industry average of -3.6%.
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 -6.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HCSG at 2.08%.
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