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How has HCA Holdings, Inc.:(NYSE:HCA) performed recently?

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 28444.37. It is in the Hospitals industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 12.94, a forward P/E of 10.63 and EPS of 5.79. At a stock price of 74.41 (-0.75%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 19.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.00% and more long-term 11.16% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 39.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.30%.

For performance, HCA Holdings, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.50%. For the last month performance for HCA Holdings, Inc. is -5.93%. While the last quarter is -3.34% and half year, 6.89%. Finally for the year, performance is -11.08%.

The 52-week high for HCA Holdings, Inc., is at -17.17%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 69.46%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.74% and 0.94% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 2.04%. HCA Holdings, Inc., has a target price of 90.86.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity HCA Holdings, Inc. has *TBA. The gross margin is 83.40%, while operating margin is 14.10%, the profit margin is 5.90%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 20.30%, with instituitional ownership at 72.90%. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 379.41. The shares float is 300.79, with the float short at 3.29%, with short ratio coming to 4.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see HCA Holdings, Inc., get 7.30%, with its returns on investment at 18.90%. Return on equity is -31.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 90.86, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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