Healthsouth Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Healthsouth (NYSE:HLS) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. HEALTHSOUTH Corporation provides inpatient rehabilitative healthcare services. The Company operates inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, outpatient and rehabilitation satellites, and home health agencies. HEALTHSOUTH provides treatment on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Healthsouth Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.42 per share on revenues of $553.41 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 17.71.
Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.4 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.73, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Healthsouth has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,842||1,911||1,999||2,027||2,135|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.62||0.77||8.28||1.96||1.69|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||533.40||537.00||552.90||572.60|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.43||0.44||0.44||0.48|
Healthsouth has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)