HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Mizuho in a research note issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $92.00 target price on the stock. Mizuho’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 19.08% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HCA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Argus initiated coverage on HCA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $93.19.

Shares of HCA Holdings (HCA) opened at 77.26 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $27.91 billion, a PE ratio of 10.36 and a beta of 0.62. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $78.24 and a 200-day moving average price of $82.69. HCA Holdings has a 52-week low of $67.00 and a 52-week high of $91.03.

HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.80 by ($0.05). HCA Holdings had a negative return on equity of 48.08% and a net margin of 6.64%. The company had revenue of $10.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.76 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.66 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that HCA Holdings will post $7.18 EPS for the current year.

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In other HCA Holdings news, insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.87, for a total transaction of $171,720.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 6,450 shares of company stock worth $529,309. Company insiders own 2.90% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its position in shares of HCA Holdings by 0.4% during the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 3,174 shares of the company’s stock worth $277,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of HCA Holdings by 0.3% during the second quarter. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 4,732 shares of the company’s stock worth $413,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of HCA Holdings by 0.6% during the second quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,232 shares of the company’s stock worth $369,000 after acquiring an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. Argent Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of HCA Holdings by 1.2% during the second quarter. Argent Capital Management LLC now owns 4,370 shares of the company’s stock worth $381,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its position in shares of HCA Holdings by 1.5% during the second quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 6,028 shares of the company’s stock worth $526,000 after acquiring an additional 88 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.77% of the company’s stock.

HCA Holdings Company Profile

HCA Healthcare, Inc, formerly HCA Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates hospitals and related healthcare entities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated in two geographically organized groups, including the National and American Groups. As of December 31, 2016, the National Group included 84 hospitals, which were located in Alaska, California, Florida, southern Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, northern Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.

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