Among the earnings stories for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from AP Business News:. _ Aluminum manufacturer Alcoa Inc. said that it lost $143 million in the third quarter due to hefty one-time charges but the results topped Wall Street estimates.
BENSALEM, Pa.-- Healthcare Services Group Inc., which provides housekeeping and food services to hospitals and nursing homes, said Tuesday that its net income rose 15 percent in the third quarter. Healthcare Services earnings totaled $11.5 million, or 17 cents per share. Shares of Healthcare Services Group fell 31 cents to close at $23.52.
Oct 2- Healthcare Services Group Inc:. *Benchmark cuts Healthcare Services Group Inc to hold from buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Among the stock activity stories for Monday, Oct. 1, from AP Business News:. _ Shares of Healthcare Services Group Inc. rose after a UBS analyst said the company, which provides housekeeping and food services to hospitals and nursing homes, should be able to sustain its strong growth.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Healthcare Services Group Inc. rose Monday after a UBS analyst said the company, which provides housekeeping and food services to hospitals and nursing homes, should be able to sustain its strong growth. THE SPARK: Analyst A.J. Rice began covering Healthcare Services with a "Buy" rating and a price target of $27 per share.
Oct 1- Healthcare Services Group Inc:. *UBS starts Healthcare Services Group Inc with buy rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
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