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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA

HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Hospitals in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA  has a market cap of 28447.97. Since its IPO date on the 3/10/2011, HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA performance year to date is 11.09%. Today HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA has gained 0.29%, with a current price of 75.13.

Ownership of the company is 20.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 7.30%, with return on investment at 18.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 5.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 83.40%, and operating margin of 14.10%. HCA Holdings, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA has seen a EPS growth of 19.80%. A performance for the year of 1.49%. The 52-week high is -10.23%, and the 52-week low is 25.07%. The average volume for HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA is 1797900.

With a target price of 90.95, can HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of HCA Holdings, Inc., HCA. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a P/E of 12.97 and a forward P/E of 10.65. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.11. HCA Holdings, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.7 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, HCA Holdings, Inc. has a value of 41.17, while it is 9.93 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.13, HCA Holdings, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -31.20%.

Looking more long-term HCA Holdings, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.69%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.02% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 19.80% for this year and for the last five years a 12.60% growth has been seen.

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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