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Dino Ottaviano, an Insider in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG), Unloaded 1500 shares of the Company; Oci Partners LP (OCIP)’s Sentiment Is 1

Dino Ottaviano, the well informed person, who serves as a director of Healthcare Services Group Inc unloaded exactly 1,500 shares of the firm valued by the market at approximately $67,725 U.S. Dollars which is based on a stock price of 45.2 U.S. Dollars a share. The sale was disclosed in a filing filed with the Security and Exchange Commission on March 19, 2018, which is available for public access here. Dino Ottaviano at the moment holds 0.0007% of Healthcare Services Group Inc’s total market capitalization with ownership of 544 shares. 

OCI Partners LP produces, markets, and sells methanol and ammonia in the United States. The company has market cap of $817.78 million. The firm offers its products to industrial users and commercial traders for further processing or distribution. It has a 33.45 P/E ratio. OCI GP LLC operates as the general partner of the company.

The stock decreased 2.33% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $44.5. About 959,819 shares traded or 1.70% up from the average. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has risen 24.89% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.19% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It worsened, 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. The California-based Sfe Inv Counsel has invested 0.45% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). 443,139 are owned by Raymond James And Assocs. First Mercantile, a Tennessee-based fund reported 13,969 shares. Ngam Advsrs L P owns 10,266 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Eqis Capital Mgmt owns 4,392 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 145,895 shares. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada owns 986,086 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Paloma Prns Com accumulated 0.01% or 8,681 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp accumulated 8,500 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Envestnet Asset Management holds 99,346 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Texas invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Washington-based Washington Cap Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.46% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Anchor Cap Advsr holds 35,655 shares. Oppenheimer Asset has invested 0.12% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board owns 178,734 shares or 0.03% 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 $3.28 billion. It operates through two divisions, Housekeeping and Dietary. It has a 37.39 P/E ratio. The Housekeeping segment engages in the cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of resident rooms and common areas of client'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), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Healthcare Services has $62 highest and $37 lowest target. $55.25’s average target is 24.16% above currents $44.5 stock price. Healthcare Services had 15 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 21 report. As per Wednesday, July 12, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Monday, June 5. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $4900 target. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 28. As per Tuesday, October 17, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, July 7. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Hold” on Wednesday, February 7. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Wednesday, July 12. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $50 target.

Analysts await Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) to report earnings on April, 10. They expect $0.39 EPS, up 30.00% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.3 per share. HCSG’s profit will be $28.74 million for 28.53 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by Healthcare Services Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.44% EPS growth.

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