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

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA)

Today's Latest Price: $123.94 USD

1.46 (-1.16%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 8 in Medical - Hospitals

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HCA Stock Summary

  • HCA Healthcare Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than just 0.29% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of HCA Healthcare Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.34% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -22.3 for HCA Healthcare Inc; that's greater than it is for just 1.02% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HCA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WAT, CSTM, SBH, MKD, and KODK.
  • Visit HCA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hcahealthcare.com.

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HCA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $123.94 52-week high $151.97
Prev. close $125.40 52-week low $58.38
Day low $121.91 Volume 1,718,848
Day high $126.68 Avg. volume 2,360,533
50-day MA $131.22 Dividend yield 0.69%
200-day MA $118.84 Market Cap 41.90B

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) Company Bio

HCA Holdings provides health care services in the United States. It 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. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

HCA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$123.94$1356.05 972%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for HCA Healthcare Inc. To summarize, we found that HCA Healthcare Inc ranked in the 85th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for HCA Healthcare Inc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 57% of its capital from equity, and 43% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of just 20.02% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Healthcare sector.
  • HCA Healthcare Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 4.71% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

ARGX, NVCR, NHC, FVE, and VMD can be thought of as valuation peers to HCA, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Private hospitals boom as patients fears the NHS has been overwhelmed by Covid-19

HCA Healthcare, Ramsay Health Care and Spire Healthcare have all seen an increase in those willing to take a 'self pay' approach

The Telegraph | September 26, 2020

Healthcare stocks plunge amid broad market rout as Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death creates uncertainty around Obamacare

Summary List Placement Heathcare stocks tanked on Monday after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg threw the future of the Affordable Care Act into jeopardy. The Trump administration's challenge to the ACA is set to reach the Supreme Court on November 10. With Trump and Senate Republicans rushing to fill Ginsburg's seat, a strengthened conservative majority is far more likely to reverse the law. Sector giants including Johnson & Johnson , UnitedHealth Group , and Amgen tumbled through the session. Several analysts lowered ratings on healthcare stocks, saying Ginsburg's death clouded revenue estimates. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories . Healthcare stocks tumbled on Monday after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sparked concerns that the Supreme Court may d...

Business Insider | September 21, 2020

North Carolina Nurses Win Union in Landslide After Bitter Opposition

HCA Healthcare had brought in a phalanx of union-busting firms to intimidate nurses into voting no. The post North Carolina Nurses Win Union in Landslide After Bitter Opposition appeared first on The Intercept .

The Intercept | September 17, 2020

HCA Healthcare Named a Best Employer for Veterans by Military Times

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced that it has been recognized by Military Times as one of the country's best employers based on the organization’s military-connected employment programs, benefits and support efforts. Since 2012, HCA Healthcare has hired more than 39,000 veterans, active-duty personnel and military spouses. “HCA Healthcare has a strong and longstanding connection to the U.S. armed forc

Business Wire | September 1, 2020

Nurses and healthcare workers give failing grades to HCA

Nurses and healthcare workers give failing grades to Hospital Corporation of America Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more At actions across the country, hospital executives receive negative “REPORT CARDS” on failure to provide hazard pay, adequate PPE, and COVID-19 testing protocols Healthcare Workers Rally To Defend Their Family Against The Failure Of HCA […] The post Nurses and healthcare workers give failing grades to HCA appeared first on ValueWalk .

ValueWalk | August 26, 2020

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HCA Price Returns

1-mo -0.44%
3-mo -2.08%
6-mo 19.69%
1-year -6.63%
3-year 65.93%
5-year 82.77%
YTD -15.82%
2019 20.24%
2018 43.37%
2017 18.67%
2016 9.45%
2015 -7.85%

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