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

HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA): $268.40

-3.83 (-1.41%)

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HCA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $268.40 52-week high $294.02
Prev. close $272.23 52-week low $164.47
Day low $268.10 Volume 435,261
Day high $273.23 Avg. volume 1,275,777
50-day MA $272.61 Dividend yield 0.9%
200-day MA $241.54 Market Cap 73.86B

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  • HCA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 94.28% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HCA is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • HCA ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

HCA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for HCA is -24.4 -- better than just 0.93% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of HCA HEALTHCARE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -16.91 for HCA HEALTHCARE INC; that's greater than it is for merely 1.49% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HCA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HLT, BTI, CNQ, EOG, and PXD.
  • HCA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit HCA HEALTHCARE INC's official web site, go to www.hcahealthcare.com.

HCA Valuation Summary

  • HCA's price/earnings ratio is 12.9; this is 46.47% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • HCA's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.7 over the prior 149 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HCA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HCA 2023-05-23 1.2 -29.5 12.9 12.2
HCA 2023-05-22 1.3 -30.6 13.3 12.4
HCA 2023-05-19 1.3 -31.2 13.6 12.6
HCA 2023-05-18 1.3 -30.8 13.4 12.5
HCA 2023-05-17 1.2 -30.4 13.2 12.4
HCA 2023-05-16 1.2 -30.4 13.2 12.4

HCA Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 25.01%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 44.62%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -2.92%.
Over the past 52 months, HCA's revenue has gone up $14,268,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 60,233 8,522 5,643
2022-09-30 59,800 8,438 5,376
2022-06-30 60,105 7,695 6,511
2022-03-31 59,720 8,316 6,806
2021-12-31 58,752 8,959 6,956
2021-09-30 57,981 2,933 6,568

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)

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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HCA Price Returns

1-mo -3.47%
3-mo 7.01%
6-mo 11.65%
1-year 32.43%
3-year 137.79%
5-year 166.39%
YTD 12.12%
2022 -5.64%
2021 57.58%
2020 11.89%
2019 20.24%
2018 43.37%

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