New York State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) by 34.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It last trading capacity has been noted with 1.27 million shares and 0.93 million shares are observed as exploring the average capacity of last three months trading period. The President & CEO now owns $11,084,658 of the stock as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing.
Here are a few other firms who have updated their positions. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in HealthSouth Corporation by 2.2% in the first quarter. The institutional investor held 42,050 shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.73M, up from 3,575 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc accumulated 5,419 shares. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of HealthSouth Corporation by 83.6% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,147,210 shares of the company's stock valued at $55,524,000 after buying an additional 105,681 shares during the last quarter. Investment Centers Of America Inc controls 99,261 shares worth $4,805,000. Finally, LSV Asset Management boosted its position in shares of HealthSouth Corporation by 298.6% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund has 0.1% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).
At the present time, shares of HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) are worth at $43.63. HealthSouth Corporation has a 52-week low of $36.97 and a 52-week high of $49.71. The company has a market cap of $3.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.54 and a beta of 0.61. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $48.83. The stock of HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 31. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.74 and is expected to be $2.71 for the current year with 90,300,000 shares now outstanding. HealthSouth Corporation had a return on equity of 25.07% and a net margin of 6.70%. The business's revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. The institutional investor held 73,400 shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.58M, down from 133,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Analysts expect that HealthSouth Corporation will post $2.71 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th.
Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC says it bought 100,174 shares in quarter ending 06/30/2017 increasing its holdings in HealthSouth Corporation by 3.6%. This dividend amount will represent a yeild of $2.29. The ex-dividend date will be on Thursday June 29th, 2017.
HealthSouth Corporation (HealthSouth), launched on February 22, 1984, is a provider of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 35 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies.
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HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) opened at 43.71 on Thursday. They issued a "sector weight" rating for the company. Citigroup Inc. had 78 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
Among 17 analysts covering Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Mark J. Tarr, President & CEO sold $962,694 worth of shares at an average price of $42.55 on Thursday the 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.55, for a total value of $962,693.75. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 283,134 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,174,762. Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 631,658 shares for 0% of their portfolio.