Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides management, administrative, and operating services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary service departments of nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States. More Details
No risks detected for HCSG from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Healthcare Services Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HCSG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HCSG's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: HCSG exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCSG underperformed the US Market which returned 23.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Healthcare Services Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Healthcare Services Group's (NASDAQ:HCSG) Statutory Profit Might Understate Its Earnings Potential
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe're Watching These Trends At Healthcare Services Group (NASDAQ:HCSG)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhat Can We Learn About Healthcare Services Group's (NASDAQ:HCSG) CEO Compensation?
Is Healthcare Services Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HCSG ($31.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($19.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCSG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (24.4x).
PE vs Market: HCSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCSG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCSG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.3x).
How is Healthcare Services Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HCSG's forecast earnings growth (4.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: HCSG's earnings (4.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HCSG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HCSG's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCSG's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HCSG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.2%).
How has Healthcare Services Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HCSG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HCSG's current net profit margins (5%) are higher than last year (4.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCSG's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HCSG's earnings growth over the past year (16.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HCSG earnings growth over the past year (16.5%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry -9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCSG's Return on Equity (19.3%) is considered low.
How is Healthcare Services Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCSG's short term assets ($537.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($134.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: HCSG's short term assets ($537.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($155.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCSG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HCSG had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: HCSG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HCSG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Healthcare Services Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HCSG's dividend (2.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).
High Dividend: HCSG's dividend (2.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HCSG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HCSG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (67.5%), HCSG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HCSG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (65.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Theodore Wahl (46 yo)
Mr. Theodore Wahl, CPA has been the Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Services Group Inc, since May 26, 2015 and its President since April 1, 2012. Mr. Wahl served as the Chief Operating Officer at Hea...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Theodore's total compensation ($USD3.83M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Theodore's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||8.75yrs||US$1.13m||0.030% |
|Executive VP & COO||0.92yr||US$1.03m||0.022% |
|Executive VP||7.75yrs||US$915.89k||0.022% |
|Director & Advisor||9.67yrs||US$1.47m||0.089% |
|Chief Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President||8.75yrs||US$1.26m||no data|
|Chief Revenue Officer||no data||no data||0.0078% |
Experienced Management: HCSG's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
|Director & Advisor||9.67yrs||US$1.47m||0.089% |
|Chairman Emeritus||3.67yrs||US$42.61k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||8.75yrs||US$96.91k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||38yrs||US$45.91k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||14yrs||US$56.91k||0.00058% |
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$46.91k||0% |
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$46.91k||0% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||3.67yrs||US$85.91k||0% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$44.91k||0% |
Experienced Board: HCSG's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Healthcare Services Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
- Ticker: HCSG
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$2.323b
- Shares outstanding: 74.42m
- Website: https://www.hcsgcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
- 3220 Tillman Drive
- Suite 300
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HCSG||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Nov 1983|
|HS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 1983|
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides management, administrative, and operating services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary service departments of nursing homes, reti...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 23:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/22 00:00|
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