Healthsouth Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (HLS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Healthsouth (NYSE: HLS) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $15.37, below its previous 52-week low of $16.96 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Healthsouth has a market cap of $2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

HealthSouth Corporation offers inpatient rehabilitative healthcare services in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company primarily operates inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and long-term acute care hospitals, which provide treatment on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.5, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Healthsouth as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Healthsouth Ratings Report.

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