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

$125.41
+0.18 (+0.14 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 02:20 PM ET)
Today's Range
$125.02
Now: $125.41
$126.71
50-Day Range
$115.33
MA: $122.40
$130.63
52-Week Range
$110.31
Now: $125.41
$147.42
Volume437,161 shs
Average Volume1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.76 billion
P/E Ratio12.84
Dividend Yield1.29%
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$17.04 per share
Book Value($8.48) per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees262,000
Market Cap$42.76 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Monday, July 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. 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, July, 30th. The company reported $2.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.49 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $12.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.61 billion. HCA Healthcare had a net margin of 7.46% and a negative return on equity of 135.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous 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.

How can I listen to HCA Healthcare's earnings call?

HCA Healthcare will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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 EPS guidance of $10.25-10.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for HCA Healthcare's stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $181.00. On average, they anticipate HCA Healthcare's share price to reach $157.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for HCA Healthcare.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for HCA Healthcare?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HCA Healthcare in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 13 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 coverage about HCA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. HCA Healthcare earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for HCA Healthcare.

Are investors shorting HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,940,000 shares, a drop of 14.3% from the August 30th total of 3,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,610,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's shares 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), Pandora Media (P), Ryder System (R), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F) 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.15%), Metropolis Capital Ltd (0.14%), Strs Ohio (0.09%), PGGM Investments (0.07%), Alberta Investment Management Corp (0.05%) and Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.05%). 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 PGGM Investments, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Denali Advisors LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolis Capital Ltd, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Centre Asset Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Pacer Advisors 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 $125.41.

How big of a company is HCA Healthcare?

HCA Healthcare has a market capitalization of $42.76 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:  950 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  439 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,389
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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