HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -6.31% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.69% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 0.02% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -6.5% in the past 4 weeks.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 2.89% and the fifty day Moving Average is 0.38%. HEALTHSOUTH Corp. is up 0.41% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 17.06%.
HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) : 8 investment research analysts covering HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) have an average price target of $47.13 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $54 and the lowest target is $37 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $5.62 of the average price.
HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $40.45 with an intraday high of $40.66. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $40.05. However, the stock managed to close at $40.25, a loss of 0.52% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $40.46. The total traded volume of the day was 247,354 shares.
HealthSouth Corporation (HealthSouth) is an owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. The Companys inpatient rehabilitation hospitals offer rehabilitative care across an array of diagnoses, which include physical and cognitive disabilities or injuries due to medical conditions, such as strokes, hip fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and a variety of debilitating neurological conditions. HealthSouth operates in around 33 states across the United States and in Puerto Rico and serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. The Companys inpatient rehabilitation hospitals offer rehabilitative care across an array of diagnoses. As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 107 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. The Companys inpatient hospitals are concentrated in the eastern half of the United States and Texas.