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

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$134.44 -2.47 (-1.80 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$134.44
Today's Range$134.43 - $136.75
52-Week Range$93.03 - $147.42
Volume1.56 million shs
Average Volume2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.18 billion
P/E Ratio13.76
Dividend Yield1.17%
Beta0.8
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$16.4957 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$46.18 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated)
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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. This is an increase 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company reported $2.99 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.40. The business earned $12.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.10 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 8.11% and a negative return on equity of 91.25%. HCA Healthcare's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.12 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, May 7th 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, 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?

20 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their predictions range from $115.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $149.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

20 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 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?

Press coverage about HCA stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a news sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Boeing (BA), AT&T (T), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.91%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (3.69%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (3.23%), FMR LLC (3.04%), Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (2.61%) and Harris Associates L P (1.87%). 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 institutional investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harris Associates L P, Millennium Management LLC, Lakewood Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Victory Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC and Longview Partners Guernsey LTD. 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 institutional investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Nova Scotia, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Geode Capital Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $134.44.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $46.18 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:  913 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,316
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This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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