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

$128.37
-4.63 (-3.48 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$128.20
Now: $128.37
$136.27
50-Day Range
$133.00
MA: $146.41
$151.04
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $128.37
$151.97
Volume2.72 million shs
Average Volume1.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.44 billion
P/E Ratio12.75
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta0.93
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$51.34 billion
Cash Flow$16.98 per share
Book Value($1.67) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.51 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$43.44 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. This is a boost from HCA Healthcare's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. View HCA Healthcare's Dividend History.

How were HCA Healthcare's earnings last quarter?

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company reported $3.09 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $3.09. The firm had revenue of $13.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.37 billion. HCA Healthcare had a negative return on equity of 242.04% and a net margin of 6.83%. HCA Healthcare's quarterly revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $3.01 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, May 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for HCA Healthcare.

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

HCA Healthcare issued an update on 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 earnings per share 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for HCA Healthcare's shares. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $186.00. On average, they expect HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $166.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.4% 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 15 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 headlines about HCA stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media 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 closest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 3,490,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the January 30th total of 3,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's 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 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 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 State Street Corp (3.45%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (3.00%), Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (2.79%), FMR LLC (1.71%), LSV Asset Management (1.22%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.07%). 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 Magellan Asset Management Ltd, FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank of Montreal Can, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Hexavest Inc. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 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 Marshall Wace North America L.P., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Banco Santander S.A., Bridger Management LLC and Man Group plc. 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 $128.37.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $43.44 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 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:  1,014 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  482 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,496
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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