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

$123.19
-1.42 (-1.14 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$122.44
Now: $123.19
$124.61
50-Day Range
$123.33
MA: $134.38
$146.49
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $123.19
$147.42
Volume1.56 million shs
Average Volume1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.01 billion
P/E Ratio12.61
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta0.85
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$16.6924 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$42.01 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (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 Monday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.28. The firm earned $12.60 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.61 billion. HCA Healthcare had a negative return on equity of 135.90% and a net margin of 7.46%. The firm's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.29 EPS. 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, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

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

HCA Healthcare issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.25-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $10.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $50.50-51.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.97 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their predictions range from $124.00 to $181.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $154.5789 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 17 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 coverage about HCA stock has been trending positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a daily sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect 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 decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,502,500 shares, a decline of 6.2% from the June 30th total of 3,732,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,610,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (Dis), Netflix (NFLX), Visa (V), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Intel (INTC).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.12%), BlackRock Inc. (5.72%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.66%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (4.58%), Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (2.78%) and LSV Asset Management (1.34%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, 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 major investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Natixis, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include Bill B Rutherford, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Kathleen M Whalen, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, Robert A Waterman and Victor L Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for HCA Healthcare.

Which major investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Camber Capital Management LP and Prudential Financial 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HCA Healthcare's stock price today?

One share of HCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.19.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $42.01 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:  940 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,366
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This page was last updated on 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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