Healthcare Services Group, Inc. ( HCSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.196 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2019. Shareholders who purchased HCSG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.51% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCSG was $39.93, representing a -19.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.78 and a 13.96% increase over the 52 week low of $35.04.
HCSG is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). HCSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports HCSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 37.14%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HCSG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCSG as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMDV with an decrease of -2.72% over the last 100 days. RNMC has the highest percent weighting of HCSG at 1.57%.
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