HCA Holdings Inc (HCA)

HCA (NYSE:Health Services)
pos +0.84
Today's Range: 68.98 - 70.07 | HCA Avg Daily Volume: 3,231,600
Last Update: 08/29/14 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,779,794
YTD Performance: 46.34%
Open: $68.98
Previous Close: $68.98
52 Week Range: $37.99 - $70.07
Oustanding Shares: 432,385,100
Market Cap: 30,189,127,682
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for HCA
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 13 14 13 13
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 1 1 1 1
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.22 1.21 1.22 1.22
Latest Dividend: 2.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/13/12
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.72
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HCA Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.72 19.70 29.06
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
30.77% 80.18% 249.45%
Revenue 3.50 0.11 0.04
Net Income -0.50 0.27 0.08
EPS -3.60 0.24 0.07
Earnings for HCA:
Revenue 34.18B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.96 $1.10 $4.21 $4.73
Number of Analysts 13 12 11 14
High Estimate $1.08 $1.33 $4.38 $5.26
Low Estimate $0.91 $1.04 $4.00 $4.34
Prior Year $0.79 $0.92 $3.41 $4.21
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 20.93% 19.93% 23.57% 12.17%
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HCA was placed on the Conviction Buy list, according to Goldman Sachs. Company trades at a compelling valuation and has multiple potent...
Nov 06, 2013 | 8:27 AM EST
HCA estimates were raised through 2015, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Company is seeing higher sales and margins. Buy rating and ...
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