NYSE:HCA - HCA Healthcare Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$106.74 -0.83 (-0.77 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 06:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$106.74
Today's Range$106.62 - $108.2950
52-Week Range$71.18 - $108.85
Volume3.39 million shs
Average Volume1.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.57 billion
P/E Ratio14.52
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta0.51
HCA Healthcare logoHCA Healthcare, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services. The company operates general, acute care hospitals that offer medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic, and emergency services; and outpatient services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology, and physical therapy services. It also operates psychiatric hospitals, which provide therapeutic programs comprising child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care, and adolescent and adult alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling. In addition, the company operates outpatient health care facilities consisting of freestanding ambulatory surgery centers, freestanding emergency care facilities, urgent care facilities, walk-in clinics, diagnostic and imaging centers, rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, physician practices, and various other facilities. As of February 12, 2018, it owned and operated 179 hospitals and 120 freestanding surgery centers, and various other healthcare facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as HCA Holdings, Inc. HCA Healthcare, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:HCA
CUSIP40412C10
Phone615-344-9551

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-7.13
Current Ratio1.39
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.52
Forward P/E Ratio12.09
P/E Growth1.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.65 billion
Price / Sales0.78
Cash Flow$12.9382 per share
Price / Cash8.25
Book Value($14.11) per share
Price / Book-7.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.59
Net Income$2.22 billion
Net Margins5.96%
Return on Equity-55.50%
Return on Assets7.53%

Miscellaneous

Employees253,000
Outstanding Shares349,300,000

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HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is HCA Healthcare's stock symbol?

HCA Healthcare trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HCA."

How often does HCA Healthcare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $2.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.26. The company earned $11.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.29 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 5.96% and a negative return on equity of 55.50%. HCA Healthcare's revenue for the quarter was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.74 earnings per share. View HCA Healthcare's Earnings History.

When is HCA Healthcare's next earnings date?

HCA Healthcare is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

What guidance has HCA Healthcare issued on next quarter's earnings?

HCA Healthcare issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.50-9.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.69. The company issued revenue guidance of $45-46 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $45.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

23 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their predictions range from $81.00 to $122.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $105.8333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for HCA Healthcare.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about HCA Healthcare stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about HCA Healthcare stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "HCA Healthcare’s continues to suffer from weak commercial business that has faced declining volumes of admissions over the last few quarters. High level of bad debts and disappointing international business are other headwinds. The company is expected to report first quarter results in May first week. An unfavorable Zacks Rank #4 and an Earnings ESP of -2.40% makes earnings surprise prediction difficult. Nonetheless, HCA Healthcare’s shares have outperformed the industry in a year’s time. Its top line has been growing over the past several quarters on strong volumes and improved payor and service mix. A number of acquisitions have helped the company gain a strong foothold in the industry." (4/17/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "HCA reported 4Q17 results that were better than anticipated, although adjusted EPS was impacted by a non-cash increase in the company’s provision for income taxes related to TCJA. Shares are up 5% in early trading." (1/30/2018)

Who are some of HCA Healthcare's key competitors?

Who are HCA Healthcare's key executives?

HCA Healthcare's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. R. Milton Johnson, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Samuel N. Hazen, Pres & COO (Age 58)
  • Mr. William B. Rutherford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin, Pres of Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Charles J. Hall, Pres of National Group (Age 65)

Has HCA Healthcare been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about HCA stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 44.16 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are HCA Healthcare's major shareholders?

HCA Healthcare's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.12%), Summit Trail Advisors LLC (0.03%), Knightsbridge Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Avalon Advisors LLC (0.03%), Redwood Investments LLC (0.02%) and Amalgamated Bank (0.01%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, Jana Joustra Davis, Jane D Englebright, John M Steele, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, P Martin Paslick, Ravi S Chari, Robert A Waterman, Samuel N Hazen, Sandra L Morgan, Thomas F Frist Jr and Victor L Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for HCA Healthcare.

Which major investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Centaurus Financial Inc., Redwood Investments LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Diversified Trust Co and Amalgamated Bank. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Deborah M Reiner, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, Ravi S Chari, Samuel N Hazen, Sandra L Morgan and Victor L Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for HCA Healthcare.

Which major investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Knightsbridge Asset Management LLC, Avalon Advisors LLC, Nicola Wealth Management LTD., Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Suntrust Banks Inc., Cynosure Advisors LLC and WINTON GROUP Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for HCA Healthcare.

How do I buy shares of HCA Healthcare?

Shares of HCA 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 HCA Healthcare's stock price today?

One share of HCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $106.74.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $37.57 billion and generates $47.65 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.59 on an earnings per share basis. HCA Healthcare employs 253,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare's mailing address is ONE PARK PLAZA, NASHVILLE TN, 37203. The company can be reached via phone at 615-344-9551 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for HCA Healthcare (HCA)

Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  813 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,145
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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