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

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$132.31 +0.82 (+0.62 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 08:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$131.49
Today's Range$131.23 - $133.29
52-Week Range$88.59 - $147.42
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.25 billion
P/E Ratio20.08
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.69
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 February 12, 2018, it owned and operated 179 hospitals and 120 freestanding surgery centers, and various other healthcare facilities 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

Current Ratio1.61
Quick Ratio1.34

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.65 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash Flow$13.1130 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.09
Book Value($14.11) per share
Price / Book-9.38

Profitability

Net Income$2.22 billion
Net Margins6.82%
Return on Assets8.51%

Miscellaneous

Employees253,000
Market Cap$45.25 billion
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 Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 30th. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $2.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.23. The company earned $11.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.29 billion. HCA Healthcare had a negative return on equity of 73.71% and a net margin of 6.82%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.13 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 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

What guidance has HCA Healthcare issued on next quarter's earnings?

HCA Healthcare updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.05-9.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $46.00-47.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $46.22 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

22 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for HCA Healthcare's stock. Their predictions range from $115.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $143.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings 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?

News stories about HCA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of HCA Healthcare's key competitors?

Who are HCA Healthcare's key executives?

HCA Healthcare's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. R. Milton Johnson, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Samuel N. Hazen, Pres, COO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. William B. Rutherford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin, Pres of Clinical Services & Chief Medical Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Charles J. Hall, Pres of National Group (Age 66)

Who are HCA Healthcare's major shareholders?

HCA Healthcare's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.03%), Moon Capital Management LLC (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%). 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, John M Steele, 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 Centre Asset Management LLC, Community Trust & Investment Co., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Moon Capital Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Farmers Trust Co., Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Steward Partners Investment Advisory 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, Jonathan B Perlin, Joseph A Sowell III, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, Ravi S Chari, Samuel N Hazen, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Hawaiian Bank and New England Research & Management Inc.. 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 $132.31.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $45.25 billion and generates $47.65 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.59 on an earnings per share basis. HCA Healthcare employs 253,000 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:  903 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  397 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,300
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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