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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) which is in the industry Hospitals, gaining 1.25% today. In the last week its performance is 1.31%, and -4.23% for the past quarter. Currently, HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA has a target price of 91.05, so today’s gain of 1.25% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.80%.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), has a market cap of 28959.48, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 20.00%, and institutional ownership is 74.60%.

At the current price of 76.38, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 91.05. This is with a profit margin of 5.90%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has a P/E of 13.18, as well as a forward P/E of 10.83.

With a current EPS of 5.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.98%,HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.69%.

Performance for the year is -9.24%. Since its IPO date on 3/10/2011, the total performance to date is 12.94%.

Volume today for HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), is 2366600, while its average volume is 2529.53. Whilst the total gain today was 1.25%, it did have a day high of -6.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 1.93% for the month. The 52-week low for HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA has been 27.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.76%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 18.90%, and its return on assets is 7.30%. HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has an operating margin of 14.10%. With a sales growth of 4.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of HCA Holdings, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.13, and the P/S is 0.71, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 41.91.

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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