NYSE:HCA - HCA Healthcare Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $123.66 -0.17 (-0.14 %) (As of 04/25/2019 12:09 PM ET)Previous Close$123.84Today's Range$122.61 - $124.5452-Week Range$93.03 - $147.42Volume522,442 shsAverage Volume1.90 million shsMarket Capitalization$42.48 billionP/E Ratio12.66Dividend Yield1.33%Beta0.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive HCA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HCA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry General medical & surgical hospitals Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSE:HCA Previous Symbol CUSIP40412C10 CIK860730 Webwww.hcahealthcare.com Phone615-344-9551Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.35 Quick Ratio1.12Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.66 Forward P/E Ratio12.35 P/E Growth1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$46.68 billion Price / Sales0.91 Cash Flow$17.2716 per share Price / Cash Flow7.16 Book Value($8.48) per share Price / Book-14.58Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.77 Net Income$3.79 billion Net Margins8.11% Return on Equity-91.25% Return on Assets9.11%Miscellaneous Employees262,000 Outstanding Shares343,510,000Market Cap$42.48 billion Next Earnings Date4/30/2019 (Confirmed) 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. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company reported $2.99 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.59 by $0.40. The business earned $12.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.12 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, April 30th 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 earnings per share guidance of $9.60-10.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $175.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's stock price to reach $148.2381 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare? 21 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 18 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? Media coverage about HCA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group 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 daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of HCA Healthcare's key competitors? Some companies that are related to HCA Healthcare include Universal Health Services (UHS), LifePoint Health (LPNT), Tenet Healthcare (THC), Surgery Partners (SGRY), Community Health Systems (CYH) and Quorum Health (QHC). 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), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Mastercard (MA). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.09%), Hexavest Inc. (0.07%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.05%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). 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 Avalon Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Redmond Asset Management 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, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Metropolis Capital Ltd, Pacer Advisors Inc., Bailard Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Dorsey Wright & Associates and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $123.6650. How big of a company is HCA Healthcare? HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $42.48 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 919 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 408 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,327MarketBeat'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 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a portfolio manager?