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

$148.40
+0.63 (+0.43 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 01:41 PM ET)
Today's Range
$147.57
Now: $148.40
$148.86
50-Day Range
$138.18
MA: $145.59
$149.28
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $148.40
$150.17
Volume1.69 million shs
Average Volume970,363 shs
Market Capitalization$50.33 billion
P/E Ratio14.85
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.92
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$16.86 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$50.33 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company reported $2.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.10. The firm earned $12.69 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.48 billion. HCA Healthcare had a negative return on equity of 173.49% and a net margin of 6.98%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.16 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, January 28th 2020. 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, January 28th 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, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.30-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $50.5-51.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.93 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for HCA Healthcare's stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $186.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $158.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

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

Press coverage about HCA stock has trended negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a daily sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,260,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the December 15th total of 3,980,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Ryder System (R), Pandora Media (P), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.21%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.16%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.03%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.02%) and Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB (0.02%). 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, 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 institutional investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Centre Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB and Community Trust & Investment Co.. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include A Bruce Moore Jr, Bill B Rutherford, Christopher F Wyatt, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Kathleen M Whalen, Michael S Cuffe, Robert A Waterman 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Metropolis Capital Ltd, Sciencast Management LP, IFP Advisors Inc, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, AE Wealth Management LLC, Bridgeworth LLC and Diversified Trust Co. 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 $148.40.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $50.33 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:  974 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  453 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,427
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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