Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS trimmed its position in HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 21,262 shares of the company’s stock after selling 155 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in HCA Holdings were worth $1,854,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its holdings in HCA Holdings by 35.1% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,000 after purchasing an additional 320 shares during the last quarter. Lee Financial Co purchased a new stake in HCA Holdings in the second quarter valued at $125,000. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its holdings in HCA Holdings by 9.4% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,605 shares of the company’s stock valued at $143,000 after purchasing an additional 138 shares during the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its holdings in HCA Holdings by 29.9% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 2,162 shares of the company’s stock valued at $192,000 after purchasing an additional 498 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Peak Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in HCA Holdings in the first quarter valued at $201,000. 73.75% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
HCA has been the topic of several recent research reports. Robert W. Baird lowered their price target on shares of HCA Holdings from $95.00 to $93.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. ValuEngine lowered shares of HCA Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Argus began coverage on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of HCA Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $102.00 to $92.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $92.88.
HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE HCA) opened at 78.22 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $28.26 billion, a PE ratio of 10.49 and a beta of 0.67. The company’s 50 day moving average is $78.44 and its 200-day moving average is $83.29. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $67.00 and a 52-week high of $91.03.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.80 by ($0.05). HCA Holdings had a negative return on equity of 48.08% and a net margin of 6.64%. The company had revenue of $10.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.76 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.66 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that HCA Holdings, Inc. will post $7.19 earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.44, for a total transaction of $185,846.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 12,363 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,068,657.72. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders have sold 6,450 shares of company stock valued at $529,309 in the last ninety days. 2.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
HCA Holdings Company Profile
HCA Healthcare, Inc, formerly HCA Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates hospitals and related healthcare entities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated in two geographically organized groups, including the National and American Groups. As of December 31, 2016, the National Group included 84 hospitals, which were located in Alaska, California, Florida, southern Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, northern Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.
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