HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) flaunted slowness of -4.37% at $145.47, as the Stock market unbolted on November 11, 2020. During the day, the stock rose to $152.00 and sunk to $144.78 before settling in for the price of $152.11 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HCA posted a 52-week range of $58.38-$154.94.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Healthcare sector firm’s annual sales growth was 6.80%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 19.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 10.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $338.17 million, simultaneously with a float of $265.06 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $48.89 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $132.15, while the 200-day Moving Average is $118.61.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 210000 employees. It has generated 183,343 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 12,518. The stock had 7.24 Receivables turnover and 1.22 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +15.03, operating margin was +14.06 and Pretax Margin of +10.22.
HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it is also beneficial to study the sentiment of large-scale investors towards the stock of the HCA Healthcare Inc. industry. HCA Healthcare Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 70.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 09, this organization’s SVP and Chief Nursing Officer sold 3,490 shares at the rate of 149.75, making the entire transaction reach 522,628 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 3,509. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 09, Company’s SVP and CIO sold 3,948 for 148.07, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 584,583. This particular insider is now the holder of 0 in total.
HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) Earnings and Revenue Records
Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 9/29/2020, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was less the consensus figure (set at $2.32) by -$0.4. This company achieved a net margin of +6.83. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.03 per share during the current fiscal year.
HCA Healthcare Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 10.50% and is forecasted to reach 11.89 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 10.47% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 19.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.00. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 6.12. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $14.72, and its Beta score is 1.54. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.96. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 4.19.
In the same vein, HCA’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 9.88, a figure that is expected to reach 3.54 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 11.89 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA)
Now, what If we examine the latest scores posted by [HCA Healthcare Inc., HCA]. During the last 5-days, its volume was lower the volume of 2.35 million it reported in year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 81.79% While, its Average True Range was 6.70.
Raw Stochastic average of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 85.14%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 71.33% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 54.39% that was higher than 41.01% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.