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HCA Healthcare Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.93 (+3.23 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $157.68
50-Day Range
MA: $142.04
52-Week Range
Now: $157.68
Volume1.45 million shs
Average Volume2.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.35 billion
P/E Ratio15.94
Dividend YieldN/A
HCA Healthcare, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health care services company in the United States. 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, 2019, it operated 184 hospitals and 123 freestanding surgery centers located in 21 states and England. HCA Healthcare Inc. has collaboration with Truli to give small and medium-size employers a new option for funding health care coverage in Florida markets. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.34 billion
Cash Flow$19.00 per share
Book Value$3.84 per share


Net Income$3.51 billion


Market Cap$53.35 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HCA Healthcare's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

HCA Healthcare's stock was trading at $112.59 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HCA shares have increased by 40.0% and is now trading at $157.68.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HCA Healthcare?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than HCA Healthcare?

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When is HCA Healthcare's next earnings date?

HCA Healthcare is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
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How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) released its earnings results on Monday, October, 26th. The company reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.69 by $0.77. The company earned $13.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.92 billion. HCA Healthcare had a return on equity of 2,032.72% and a net margin of 6.70%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.23 earnings per share.
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How often does HCA Healthcare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare announced a monthly dividend on Friday, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.072 per share on Thursday, November 12th. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 29th.
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What guidance has HCA Healthcare issued on next quarter's earnings?

HCA Healthcare updated its third quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $13.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for HCA Healthcare's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $153.42 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%.
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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), The Home Depot (HD) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are HCA Healthcare's key executives?

HCA Healthcare's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Samuel N. Hazen, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $5.64M)
  • Mr. William B. Rutherford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $3.06M)
  • Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin M.D., Ph.D., MSHA, FACP, FACMI, Pres of Clinical Services Group & Chief Medical Officer (Age 59, Pay $2.12M)
  • Mr. Charles J. Hall, Pres of National Group (Age 67, Pay $2.43M)
  • Mr. Jon Mack Foster, Pres of American Group (Age 58, Pay $2.04M)
  • Dr. Thomas F. Frist Jr., Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 81)
  • Mr. P. Martin Paslick, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. W. Mark Kimbrough, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert A. Waterman, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66)
  • Ms. Kathleen M. Whalen, Sr. VP and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 56)

What is HCA Healthcare's stock symbol?

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

Who are HCA Healthcare's major shareholders?

HCA Healthcare's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.39%), Sanders Capital LLC (2.11%), LSV Asset Management (1.01%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.62%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (0.53%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.51%). 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, Michael S Cuffe, P Martin Paslick, Patricia F Elcan, Robert A Waterman, Samuel N Hazen, Sandra L Morgan and Victor L Campbell.
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Which institutional investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Sirios Capital Management L P, Cibc World Markets Corp, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, State Street Corp, LSV Asset Management, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, Deborah M Reiner, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathleen M Whalen, Michael S Cuffe, P Martin Paslick, Samuel N Hazen, and Sandra L Morgan.
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Which institutional investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Camber Capital Management LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Abrams Bison Investments LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Sanders Capital LLC, and Castleark Management LLC.
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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 $157.68.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $53.35 billion and generates $51.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.51 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.50 on an earnings per share basis. HCA Healthcare employs 280,000 workers across the globe.

What is HCA Healthcare's official website?

The official website for HCA Healthcare is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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