On 2016-07-21, HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) confirmed the dividend disbursement of $0.24 a share to shareholders as on record 2016-10-03. The firm will release dividend on 2016-10-17 while ex-dividend date is reported to be 2016-09-29.
The shareholders who will hold their stock holding till the ex-dividend date will receive payout. Last year, HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) paid a total of $0.24 per share in dividends. This figure stood at $0.24 a share in the same period a year ago indicating a deviation of 12.8205%.
Analyst Opinion The sell-side market experts layering the stock estimates have established a price target of $47.125 on the stock. This figure is the average of recommendations offered by 8 brokerages. The brokerages had set bullish as well as bearish price estimates, which stands at $54 and $37, respectively.
Taking the mathematical rating formula, the price for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) stands at 2.11. Earnings Review HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) will report its quarterly earnings for the period ending on 2016-09-30 by 2016-10-26. For the period ending on 2016-09-30, experts are expecting EPS of $0.6.
Coming to the quarter ending on 2015-12-31, HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) recorded EPS of $0.69. The reported numbers came lower than the analysts’ estimates of $0.6, demonstrating a miss of $0.09 as against reported figures.
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