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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Miscellaneous health & allied services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
Trailing P/E Ratio22.08
Forward P/E Ratio17.92
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$10.88 billion
Price / Sales1.18
Cash Flow$7.6905 per share
Price / Cash9.53
Book Value$26.66 per share
Price / Book2.75
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.32
Net Income$663.61 million
Return on Equity13.84%
Return on Assets3.61%
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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, October 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Davita's earnings last quarter?
Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $2.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.79 billion. Davita had a net margin of 2.94% and a return on equity of 13.84%. Davita's revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.79 earnings per share. View Davita's Earnings History.
When is Davita's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for DVA?
11 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Davita's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $97.00. On average, they expect Davita's stock price to reach $81.1250 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Davita.
Who are some of Davita's key competitors?
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 Kidney Care (Age 47)
Has Davita been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about DVA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Davita earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.36 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are Davita's major shareholders?
Davita's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.09%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (2.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.58%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.47%), Northern Trust Corp (1.19%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.18%). Company insiders that own Davita stock include Charles Berg, James K Hilger, Javier Rodriguez, Jeanine Marie Jiganti, Kent J Thiry, Leanne M Zumwalt, Michael David Staffieri, Pamela M Arway and William L Roper. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Davita.
Which major investors are selling Davita stock?
DVA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. 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 major investors are buying Davita stock?
DVA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Boston Partners, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Rock Springs Capital Management LP, Pendal Group Ltd, Mackay Shields LLC and Toronto Dominion Bank. 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 $73.29.
How big of a company is Davita?
Davita has a market capitalization of $12.82 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.
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]
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