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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 30561.67. It is in the Hospitals industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 14.63, a forward P/E of 11.08 and EPS of 5.32. At a stock price of 77.22 (-0.85%) 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 7.87% and more long-term 11.11% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 24.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 6.00%.

For performance, HCA Holdings, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -3.41%. For the last month performance for HCA Holdings, Inc. is 2.57%. While the last quarter is -4.98% and half year, 15.36%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.76%.

The 52-week high for HCA Holdings, Inc., is at -18.21%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 75.86%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.22% and 5.43% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.05%, and for the month it is 1.94%. HCA Holdings, Inc., has a target price of 91.33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity HCA Holdings, Inc. has *TBA. The gross margin is 83.30%, while operating margin is 13.90%, the profit margin is 5.50%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 19.70%, with instituitional ownership at 71.40%. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 392.42. The shares float is 313.2, with the float short at 2.70%, with short ratio coming to 3.4.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see HCA Holdings, Inc., get 6.90%, with its returns on investment at 18.90%. Return on equity is -29.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 91.33, 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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