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

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA)

Today's Latest Price: $135.21 USD

0.77 (-0.57%)

Updated Oct 22 7:00pm

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Ranked of 8 in Medical - Hospitals

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HCA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for HCA is -28.08 -- better than merely 0.66% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of HCA Healthcare Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.34% 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 merely 1.4% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to HCA Healthcare Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be MMLP, HPQ, SUP, CIDM, and USDP.
  • 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 $135.21 52-week high $151.97
Prev. close $135.98 52-week low $58.38
Day low $134.43 Volume 1,485,770
Day high $138.11 Avg. volume 2,387,085
50-day MA $131.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $119.37 Market Cap 45.71B

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:
$135.21$1324.87 871%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for HCA Healthcare Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that HCA Healthcare Inc ranked in the 84th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 876% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for HCA, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 59. Notably, its equity weight is greater than just 19.54% of US equities in the Healthcare sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • HCA Healthcare Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 5.01% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest HCA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about HCA Healthcare Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HCA as an investment opportunity.

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 16.23%
3-mo 7.73%
6-mo 25.39%
1-year 8.85%
3-year 74.68%
5-year 101.50%
YTD -8.21%
2019 20.24%
2018 43.37%
2017 18.67%
2016 9.45%
2015 -7.85%

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