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NYSE:HCAHCA Healthcare Stock Price, Forecast & News

$131.59
-0.88 (-0.66 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.86
Now: $131.59
$134.97
50-Day Range
$92.48
MA: $110.79
$132.47
52-Week Range
$58.38
Now: $131.59
$151.97
Volume1.49 million shs
Average Volume2.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.48 billion
P/E Ratio13.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.4
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.94 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.34 billion
Cash Flow$18.72 per share
Book Value($1.67) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.51 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees280,000
Market Cap$44.48 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$131.59
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HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HCA Healthcare's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

HCA Healthcare's stock was trading at $112.59 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HCA stock has increased by 16.9% and is now trading at $131.59.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HCA Healthcare?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, November 3rd 2020.
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How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The company reported $3.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.94) by $4.17. The company earned $11.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.44 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 6.67% and a negative return on equity of 589.47%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.21 EPS.
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How often does HCA Healthcare pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. This is a positive change from HCA Healthcare's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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What price target have analysts set for HCA?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives 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 $149.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has HCA Healthcare been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HCA stock have trended extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a news sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,520,000 shares, a decline of 12.1% from the April 30th total of 5,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,540,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are HCA Healthcare's key executives?

HCA Healthcare's management team includes the following 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)

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sanders Capital LLC (2.03%), LSV Asset Management (1.07%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (0.70%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (0.63%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.59%) and State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.38%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathleen M Whalen, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, P Martin Paslick, Patricia F Elcan, Robert A Waterman and Victor L Campbell.
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Which major investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Lyrical Asset Management LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., LSV Asset Management, PGGM Investments, and Banco Santander S.A.. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include A Bruce Moore Jr, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathleen M Whalen, Michael S Cuffe, and P Martin Paslick.
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Which major investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Capital LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Alphinity Investment Management Pty Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of Nova Scotia, Natixis Advisors L.P., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, and Ensign Peak Advisors Inc.
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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 $131.59.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $44.48 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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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