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NYSE:HCA - HCA Healthcare Stock Price, Forecast & News

$144.61
+3.93 (+2.79 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 03:36 AM ET)
Today's Range
$143.21
Now: $144.61
$144.79
50-Day Range
$122.24
MA: $134.49
$144.61
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $144.61
$146.96
Volume1.75 million shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.05 billion
P/E Ratio14.80
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta0.91
HCA 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$46.68 billion
Cash Flow$17.26 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$49.05 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company reported $2.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.13 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $12.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.48 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 6.98% and a negative return on equity of 173.49%. The business's revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.16 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 Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

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

HCA Healthcare updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.30-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $10.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $50.5-51.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.93 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $181.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $157.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for HCA Healthcare.

Has HCA Healthcare been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HCA stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,610,000 shares, an increase of 16.1% from the October 31st total of 3,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View HCA Healthcare's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of HCA Healthcare's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of HCA Healthcare own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other HCA Healthcare investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Pandora Media (P), Ryder System (R), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Netflix (NFLX) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are HCA Healthcare's key executives?

HCA Healthcare's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Samuel N. Hazen, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. William B. Rutherford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Charles J. Hall, Pres of National Group (Age 66)
  • Mr. Jon Mack Foster, Pres of American Group (Age 57)
  • Dr. Thomas F. Frist Jr., Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 80)

Who are HCA Healthcare's major shareholders?

HCA Healthcare's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.46%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.56%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.39%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.32%), Cryder Capital Partners LLP (0.26%) and Man Group plc (0.25%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathleen M Whalen, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, Patricia F Elcan, 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 institutional investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, PGGM Investments, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Banco Santander S.A., State Street Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Kathleen M Whalen, Robert A Waterman and Victor L Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for HCA Healthcare.

Which institutional investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Redmile Group LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Metropolis Capital Ltd, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Endurant Capital Management LP, Cryder Capital Partners LLP and HGK Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought HCA Healthcare stock in the last two years include Patricia F Elcan and Thomas F Frist Jr. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HCA Healthcare's stock price today?

One share of HCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $144.61.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $49.05 billion and generates $46.68 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.79 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.77 on an earnings per share basis. HCA Healthcare employs 262,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About HCA Healthcare.

What is HCA Healthcare's official website?

The official website for HCA Healthcare is http://www.hcahealthcare.com/.

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 (NYSE HCA)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  965 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  447 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,412
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about HCA Healthcare and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HCA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HCA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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