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Morning Top Movers: HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA)

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 30.05 B. It is in the Hospitals industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 11.04, a forward P/E of 10.07 and EPS of 7.36. At a stock price of 81.26 (-0.38%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 46.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.45% and more long-term 10.95% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 2.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.50%.

For performance, HCA Healthcare, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -4.73%. For the last month performance for HCA Healthcare, Inc. is -3.96%. While the last quarter is -3.42% and half year, 9.81%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.11%.

The 52-week high for HCA Healthcare, Inc., is at -10.73%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.28%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.17% and 2.40% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.40%, and for the month it is 1.57%. HCA Healthcare, Inc., has a target price of 95.35.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity HCA Healthcare, Inc. has *TBA. The gross margin is 83.20%, while operating margin is 15.30%, the profit margin is 6.80%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 76.80%. HCA Healthcare, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 369.85. The shares float is 299.25, with the float short at 4.32%, with short ratio coming to 5.44.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see HCA Healthcare, Inc., get 8.50%, with its returns on investment at 21.00%. Return on equity is -37.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 95.35, 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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