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HCA Healthcare Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HCA)

$119.68
-0.75 (-0.62 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 03:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
$119.00
Now: $119.68
$120.24
50-Day Range
$115.33
MA: $121.93
$130.63
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $119.68
$147.42
Volume17,715 shs
Average Volume1.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.81 billion
P/E Ratio12.27
Dividend Yield1.35%
Beta0.87
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$16.95 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$40.81 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Confirmed)
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 given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $12.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.61 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 7.46% and a negative return on equity of 135.90%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.29 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, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

How can I listen to HCA Healthcare's earnings call?

HCA Healthcare will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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 EPS guidance of $10.25-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

14 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their predictions range from $135.00 to $181.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $157.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 13 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?

Media stories about HCA stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a coverage optimism score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,940,000 shares, a decrease of 14.3% from the August 30th total of 3,430,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,610,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Pandora Media (P), Ryder System (R), Bank of America (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.14%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.01%). 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 Denali Advisors LLC, Community Trust & Investment Co., Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Diversified Trust Co, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and OmniStar Financial Group Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC, Biltmore Wealth Management LLC and North Star Investment Management Corp.. 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 $119.61.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $40.78 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:  949 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,386
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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