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NYSE:HCAHCA Healthcare Stock Price, Forecast & News

$108.06
+9.45 (+9.58 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 07:01 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$99.24
Now: $108.06
$110.83
50-Day Range
$68.13
MA: $109.70
$150.08
52-Week Range
$58.38
Now: $108.06
$151.97
Volume4.13 million shs
Average Volume4.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.58 billion
P/E Ratio10.73
Dividend Yield1.74%
Beta1.24
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: 4.5Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.07 out of 5 stars


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$51.34 billion
Cash Flow$20.27 per share
Book Value($1.67) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.51 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees280,000
Market Cap$36.58 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has HCA Healthcare's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 stock has decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at $108.06. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of HCA Healthcare?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for HCA Healthcare.

When is HCA Healthcare's next earnings date?

HCA Healthcare is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for HCA Healthcare.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company reported $3.09 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.09. The business earned $13.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.37 billion. HCA Healthcare had a negative return on equity of 242.04% and a net margin of 6.83%. The business's revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $3.01 earnings per share. View HCA Healthcare's earnings history.

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 paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. This is a positive change from HCA Healthcare's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. View HCA Healthcare's dividend history.

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

HCA Healthcare updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 11.30-12.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $11.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $53.5-55.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $53.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

15 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $117.00 to $186.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $162.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for HCA Healthcare.

Has HCA Healthcare been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HCA stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutHCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 4,477,000 shares, an increase of 26.5% from the February 27th total of 3,540,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,730,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Netflix (NFLX) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.00%), IBM Retirement Fund (0.00%) and Investment House LLC (0.00%). 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, P Martin Paslick, Patricia F Elcan, Robert A Waterman, Sandra L Morgan 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 Centre Asset Management LLC, Investment House LLC, and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. 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, P Martin Paslick, and Robert A Waterman. View insider buying and selling activity for HCA Healthcare.

Which institutional investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IBM Retirement Fund, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $108.06.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $36.58 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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