Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) EPS Estimated At $0.33; 5 Analysts Are Bullish Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) Last Week

January 15, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Among 7 analysts covering Burford Capital Ltd (LON:BUR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Burford Capital Ltd had 39 analyst reports since January 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Wednesday, October 4. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 14. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Add” on Friday, December 15. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by Berenberg. Numis Securities maintained it with “Add” rating and GBX 950 target in Monday, July 3 report. On Monday, July 3 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, June 29. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Add” rating in Tuesday, June 13 report. Berenberg maintained the shares of BUR in report on Wednesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating. See Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) latest ratings:

10/01/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1310.00 New Target: GBX 1310.00 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 1200.00 New Target: GBX 1200.00 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1108.00 New Target: GBX 1108.00 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add New Target: GBX 1200.00 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1148.00 New Target: GBX 1148.00 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1310.00 New Target: GBX 1310.00 Maintain
22/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 1300.00 Initiates Starts
04/10/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1310.00 New Target: GBX 1310.00 Maintain
22/08/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform New Target: GBX 1322.00 Maintain
28/07/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 1093.00 New Target: GBX 1093.00 Maintain

Analysts expect Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) to report $0.33 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 17.86% from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. HCSG’s profit would be $24.18 million giving it 39.33 P/E if the $0.33 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Healthcare Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 6.45% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.50% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $51.92. About 330,616 shares traded. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has risen 24.89% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.19% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $1.79 million activity. SHEA JOHN CHRISTOPHER also sold $247,000 worth of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) shares. Casey Diane S sold $255,051 worth of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Monday, August 14. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $126,875 was made by BRIGGS JOHN on Tuesday, August 29. 22,500 shares were sold by McBryan Michael E, worth $1.17 million on Thursday, August 3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 10 investors sold Healthcare Services Group, Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 66.03 million shares or 1.32% more from 65.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System accumulated 29,700 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 25,325 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 320 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pacific Global Investment Management Co reported 4,965 shares. Eaton Vance Mgmt has 0% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Ngam Advsr Limited Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 10,266 shares. One Natl Association reported 0.03% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Champlain Investment Partners Ltd Liability Com holds 0.1% or 161,035 shares. First Republic Investment has 0% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Com Bank & Trust stated it has 0.01% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Sg Americas Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Eam Invsts Ltd Com holds 41,579 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement System owns 0.02% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for 148,702 shares. Shufro Rose Lc owns 19,700 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio.

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides management, administrative, and operating services to the housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary service departments to nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.80 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 43.63 P/E ratio. The Housekeeping segment engages in the cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of resident rooms and common areas of clientÂ’s facility, as well as laundering and processing of the bed linens, uniforms, resident personal clothing, and other assorted linen items utilized at a client facility.

Among 4 analysts covering Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:HCSG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Healthcare Services had 14 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18. Robert W. Baird maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Wednesday, July 12. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $52 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. Robert W. Baird initiated Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Friday, September 16. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $46 target. Jefferies maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Monday, August 21. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 28. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 14 report.

Burford Capital Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides investment capital, investment management, financing, and risk solutions with a focus on the litigation and arbitration sector in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, and Brazil. The company has market cap of 2.45 billion GBP. The firm provides commercial litigation finance, portfolio and complex financing, risk management, international arbitration, insolvency and bankruptcy, competition and antitrust, intellectual property, judgment enforcement, and post-settlement and monetization solutions. It has a 12.85 P/E ratio. It serves lawyers and clients.

The stock decreased 1.18% or GBX 14 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1176. About 182,297 shares traded. Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) has 0.00% since January 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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