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New Big Money Means HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) Investors Could Reap Benefit

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE: HCA) is 18.92% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $215.96 and a high of $335.83 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The HCA stock was last observed hovering at around $309.42 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 12.47%.

Currently trading at $321.89, the stock is 3.00% and 0.60% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.15 million and changing 4.03% at the moment leaves the stock 15.07% off its SMA200. HCA registered 17.46% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 38.09%.

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The stock witnessed a -1.79% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 5.38%, and is 4.23% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.25% over the week and 2.42% over the month.

HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) has around 310000 employees, a market worth around $84.31B and $66.72B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 16.04 and Fwd P/E is 13.91. Profit margin for the company is 8.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 49.05% and -4.15% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (14.60%).

The EPS is expected to grow by 9.40% this year

The shares outstanding are 265.54M, and float is at 189.60M with Short Float at 1.39%.

HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Cuffe Michael S., the company’s EVP and Chief Clinical Officer. SEC filings show that Cuffe Michael S. sold 1,600 shares of the company’s common stock on May 06 ’24 at a price of $309.00 per share for a total of $0.49 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 34124.0 shares.

HCA Healthcare Inc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 03 ’24 that Torres Kathryn A. (SVP-Payer Contracting & Align.) sold a total of 890 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 03 ’24 and was made at $312.00 per share for $0.28 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 21475.0 shares of the HCA stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on May 02 ’24, Torres Kathryn A. (SVP-Payer Contracting & Align.) disposed off 973 shares at an average price of $312.00 for $0.3 million. The insider now directly holds 22,365 shares of HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA).

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