NYSE:DVA - Davita Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $60.45 -1.98 (-3.17 %) (As of 11/20/2018 01:03 AM ET)Previous Close$62.43Today's Range$60.38 - $62.3852-Week Range$54.21 - $80.71Volume1.74 million shsAverage Volume1.55 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.36 billionP/E Ratio18.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email DaVita Inc. provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease (ESRD). The company operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services in outpatient dialysis centers. It also provides outpatient, hospital inpatient, and home-based hemodialysis services; owns clinical laboratories that provide routine laboratory tests for dialysis and other physician-prescribed laboratory tests for ESRD patients; and management and administrative services to outpatient dialysis centers. In addition, the company operates DaVita Rx, a pharmacy that provides oral medications and medication management services to patients with ESRD; disease management services; vascular access services; clinical research programs; physician services; and direct primary care services. As of December 31, 2017, it provided dialysis and administrative services in the United States through a network of 2,510 outpatient dialysis centers serving approximately 197,800 patients; and operated 237 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside of the United States. Further, the company provides acute inpatient dialysis services in approximately 900 hospitals and related laboratory services in the United States. The company was formerly known as DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. and changed its name to DaVita Inc. in September 2016. DaVita Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Receive DVA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DVA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSE:DVA Previous Symbol CUSIP23918K10 Webwww.davita.com Phone303-405-2100 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.09 Current Ratio1.84 Quick Ratio1.82 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.21 Forward P/E Ratio16.98 P/E Growth0.83 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.88 billion Price / Sales0.92 Cash Flow$7.4630 per share Price / Cash8.10 Book Value$26.66 per share Price / Book2.27 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.32 Net Income$663.61 million Net Margins5.39% Return on Equity13.87% Return on Assets3.29% Miscellaneous Employees74,500 Outstanding Shares166,000,000Market Cap$10.36 billion OptionableOptionable Davita (NYSE:DVA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Davita's stock symbol? Davita trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DVA." How will Davita's stock buyback program work? Davita announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 11th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Davita's earnings last quarter? Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.33. The company earned $2.85 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.93 billion. Davita had a net margin of 5.39% and a return on equity of 13.87%. The company's revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.81 earnings per share. View Davita's Earnings History. When is Davita's next earnings date? Davita is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Davita. What price target have analysts set for DVA? 10 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Davita's stock. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Davita's share price to reach $82.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Davita. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Davita? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Davita in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Davita. Has Davita been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about DVA stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Davita earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Davita's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Davita include Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (FMS), Tivity Health (TVTY), American Renal Associates (ARA), Catasys (CATS), Caladrius Biosciences (CLBS), Pacific Health Care Organization (PFHO), MYnd Analytics (MYND), BioRestorative Therapies (BRTX), American Caresource (GNOW) and Hooper Holmes (HPHW). Who are Davita's key executives? Davita's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kent J. Thiry, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)Joel Ackerman, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)Mr. James K. Hilger, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)Ms. Kathleen Alyce Waters, Chief Legal Officer (Age 50)Mr. Javier J. Rodriguez, Chief Exec. Officer of DaVita Kidney Care (Age 47) Who are Davita's major shareholders? Davita's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.78%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.36%), FMR LLC (1.16%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (1.06%). Company insiders that own Davita stock include Charles Berg, James K Hilger, Javier Rodriguez, Kent J Thiry, Leanne M Zumwalt, Pamela M Arway and William L Roper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Davita. Which institutional investors are selling Davita stock? DVA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Partner Fund Management L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, DNB Asset Management AS, First Trust Advisors LP and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Davita company stock in the last year include Charles Berg, James K Hilger, Javier Rodriguez, Kent J Thiry, Leanne M Zumwalt, Pamela M Arway and William L Roper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Davita. Which institutional investors are buying Davita stock? DVA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Ltd, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, FMR LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Bridgewater Associates LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Davita. How do I buy shares of Davita? Shares of DVA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Davita's stock price today? One share of DVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.45. How big of a company is Davita? Davita has a market capitalization of $10.36 billion and generates $10.88 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $663.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.32 on an earnings per share basis. Davita employs 74,500 workers across the globe. What is Davita's official website? The official website for Davita is http://www.davita.com. How can I contact Davita? Davita's mailing address is 2000 16TH STREET, DENVER CO, 80202. The company can be reached via phone at 303-405-2100 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Davita (NYSE DVA)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 373 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 407 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 780MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Davita and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DVA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DVA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a Moving Average Calculated?