HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA): Price and Financial Metrics

HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA): $204.76

-0.28 (-0.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where HCA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.76% of US stocks.
  • HCA's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • HCA ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

HCA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for HCA is -62.97 -- better than merely 0.38% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of HCA Healthcare Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • HCA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 0.26% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to HCA Healthcare Inc are HLT, SBUX, EOG, PXD, and SO.
  • Visit HCA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hcahealthcare.com.

HCA Valuation Summary

  • HCA's price/earnings ratio is 16.3; this is 55.34% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 128 months, HCA's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.1.
  • HCA's price/earnings ratio has moved up 3.1 over the prior 128 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HCA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HCA 2021-08-31 1.4 -136.6 16.3 14.4
HCA 2021-08-30 1.4 -136.9 16.3 14.4
HCA 2021-08-27 1.4 -136.0 16.2 14.3
HCA 2021-08-26 1.4 -135.5 16.2 14.3
HCA 2021-08-25 1.4 -136.1 16.2 14.4
HCA 2021-08-24 1.4 -134.7 16.1 14.2

HCA Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 25.81%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 18.65%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 55.27%.
Over the past 34 months, HCA's revenue has gone up $10,981,000,000.

The table below shows HCA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 58,752 8,959 6,956
2021-09-30 57,981 2,933 6,568
2021-06-30 56,016 3,373 4,967
2021-03-31 52,649 9,845 4,596
2020-12-31 51,533 9,232 3,754
2020-09-30 50,763 15,320 3,399

HCA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HCA has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.06% of graded US stocks.
  • HCA's asset turnover comes in at 1.205 -- ranking 15th of 81 Healthcare stocks.
  • SEM, RHE, and EHC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HCA.

The table below shows HCA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.205 0.387 0.160
2021-06-30 1.155 0.389 0.132
2021-03-31 1.083 0.382 0.129
2020-12-31 1.070 0.374 0.108
2020-09-30 1.068 0.372 0.101
2020-06-30 1.095 0.368 0.098

HCA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HCA, see our HCA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $267.82 Average Broker Recommendation 1.48 (Moderate Buy)

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HCA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $204.76 52-week high $279.02
Prev. close $205.04 52-week low $198.69
Day low $200.90 Volume 1,123,350
Day high $205.30 Avg. volume 1,779,032
50-day MA $238.62 Dividend yield 1.09%
200-day MA $245.37 Market Cap 60.50B

HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) Company Bio

HCA Healthcare is an American for-profit operator of health care facilities that was founded in 1968. It is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and, as of May 2020, owns and operates 186 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding emergency rooms, urgent care centers and physician clinics in 21 states and the United Kingdom. As of 2021, HCA Healthcare is ranked #62 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Yahoo | February 25, 2022

HCA Healthcare to build new freestanding emergency department

HCA Healthcare Inc. has plans for another freestanding emergency department in Central Florida. The Nashville, Tennessee-based (NYSE: HCA) health system filed plans with the city of Orlando for a 10,860-square-foot, one-story freestanding ER at 5597 Lee Vista Blvd. HCA Healthcare has a 10-year ground lease for the 1.5-acre parcel behind the existing Wawa, with the option to extend to up to 50 years. The project is in the early planning stages and more details will be revealed later in the process, HCA Healthcare spokesman Trip Farmer told Orlando Business Journal.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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HCA Price Returns

1-mo -2.79%
3-mo -15.13%
6-mo N/A
1-year 0.17%
3-year 69.67%
5-year 156.58%
YTD -20.13%
2021 57.58%
2020 11.89%
2019 20.24%
2018 43.37%
2017 18.67%

HCA Dividends

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