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

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$124.56 +0.72 (+0.58 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 04:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$123.84
Today's Range$122.61 - $125.05
52-Week Range$93.03 - $147.42
Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume1.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.79 billion
P/E Ratio12.75
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta0.78
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. 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 December 31, 2018, it owned and operated 179 hospitals and 123 freestanding surgery centers located 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
CUSIP40412C10
Phone615-344-9551

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$46.68 billion
Cash Flow$17.3966 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$42.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/30/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is a positive change from HCA Healthcare's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company reported $2.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.40. The company earned $12.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.10 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 8.11% and a negative return on equity of 91.25%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.12 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, April 30th 2019. 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, January, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.60-10.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $10.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $50.5-51.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $49.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $148.2381 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 18 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 headlines about HCA stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Mastercard (MA).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.09%), Hexavest Inc. (0.07%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.05%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jana Joustra Davis, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, 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 Avalon Advisors LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Jonathan B Perlin, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Metropolis Capital Ltd, Pacer Advisors Inc., Bailard Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Dorsey Wright & Associates and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $124.56.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $42.79 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.

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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  919 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,327
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This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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