EARNINGS REPORTING TARGET / Trajectory Analysis Study

This stock has been chosen as a JUMP candidate for its upcoming earnings catalyst that is likely to move the stock between 5-20% post release. To conduct further research on the financials, analyst views and pivot points visit the Inside Mole research tool. This report is based on our analysis and opinions and the trade plan is how we intend to trade this event. As a self-directed trader you may decide to take a different approach to this event.  For details on how we trade these events watch the video below. 



Target: Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG)
Earnings Release Date: 4/10/18  (After Market Close)
Position Entry Time: (at or near EOD-end of day)

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) will be posting its FQ1-18 quarterly earnings results today at close. [HCSG] is expected to post earnings of $.39 per share on revenue of $504.52 Million. In the last quarter, the company reported $.27 earnings per share BELOW the analysts’ consensus estimate of $.32  The stock is currently trading at $43.13 per share.

Last 3 Quarters – “Jump Zone” Move:  -11.71%,   -4.69%,    12.22%
Consensus Estimates: ($ N/A whisper) ($.39 estimize) ($.39 wall street)
(** always check in the trade room 30 minutes prior to close for last minute trajectory updates)

1 YEAR CHART (For latest news and analysis visit The Insider Mole research tool)


ANALYSIS: StockJumpers trajectory analysis reveals a negative reaction to the release news. The numbers are lackluster and though we expected a pop on the news overall we think it will be more sellers than buyers even with the gap from last quarters down trend.  It may not be a big move that we initially thought (last quarter it was a 12% drop) we see it dropped at least half that. There may be some upward momentum before close today.

We are SHORT for the event. The Trade Room will have updated news and moves.

(Note: This is an after-market release – today)




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