Quarterly EPS Estimate For HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) Cited At $0.63


The average EPS estimate for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $0.63.

You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $0.63, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $0.63.

If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) 60 days ago was given as 0.63, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $0.63.

The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0%.

EPS estimate revisions

Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.

In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 2 and it has been revised up 2 times over the last 60 days.

Up revisions in the last 90 days are 2 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 0.

But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 0 times, offset by 4 down revisions in the same period.

The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 2, 2, 2 and 4.

What About EPS Surprises

Analysts predicted EPS of $0.63 for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $0.69 on 2016-07-28. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 7 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.

Therefore, HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) posted EPS surprise of $0.09 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 15%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.01.

Quarterly Sales Estimates

For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $997.349 and $1006.95. The estimates are based on the projections of 4 analysts.

So far, the highest annual sales estimate for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) stands at$1011.096. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $964.4. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 22.11%.

Annual sales estimate adjustments

In the last 7 days, 4 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 4 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.

With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to 0%.

Over the last one month, though, 4 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). That compares with 4 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to 0.761% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.

If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 4 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). That offset by 4 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of 0.761% over a period of three months.

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