HCA Healthcare Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HCA)

$124.28
-2.54 (-2.00 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$124.09
Now: $124.28
$127.59
50-Day Range
$118.93
MA: $124.60
$130.63
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $124.28
$147.42
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume1.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.38 billion
P/E Ratio12.72
Dividend Yield1.26%
Beta0.87
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$16.4609 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$42.38 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
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 Monday, July 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 30th. 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, July, 30th. The company reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.28. The firm earned $12.60 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.61 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 7.46% and a negative return on equity of 135.90%. HCA Healthcare's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.29 earnings per share. 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, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

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

HCA Healthcare updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.25-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $50.50-51.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.97 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HCA?

15 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $181.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $157.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 14 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 Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,685,700 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the July 31st total of 3,502,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,600,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Visa (V), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Micron Technology (MU), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Starbucks (SBUX) 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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.12%), BlackRock Inc. (5.72%), BlackRock Inc. (5.72%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.66%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (4.58%) and Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (2.78%). Company insiders that own HCA Healthcare stock include Bill B Rutherford, Charles J Hall, 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 major investors are selling HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Natixis and Natixis. Company insiders that have sold HCA Healthcare company stock in the last year include Bill B Rutherford, Deborah M Reiner, J William Morrow, Jane D Englebright, Jon M Foster, Kathleen M Whalen, Kathryn A Torres, Michael S Cuffe, Robert A Waterman and Victor L Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for HCA Healthcare.

Which major investors are buying HCA Healthcare stock?

HCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Camber Capital Management LP and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $124.28.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $42.38 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:  945 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  432 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,377
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This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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