HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.00, for a total value of $167,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 12,476 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $973,128. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Michael S. Cuffe also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, September 15th, Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of HCA Holdings stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.87, for a total value of $171,720.50.

Shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE HCA) traded up 1.58% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $81.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,908,352 shares. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $67.00 and a 12-month high of $91.03. The company has a market capitalization of $29.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.86 and a beta of 0.62. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $77.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $81.94.

HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.80 by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $10.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.76 billion. HCA Holdings had a net margin of 6.64% and a negative return on equity of 48.08%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.66 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that HCA Holdings, Inc. will post $6.97 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several equities analysts have commented on HCA shares. Argus dropped their target price on HCA Holdings from $100.00 to $93.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HCA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of HCA Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of HCA Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of HCA Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $91.25.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HCA. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its position in HCA Holdings by 14.0% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 1,163 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 143 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its position in HCA Holdings by 35.1% during the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,000 after purchasing an additional 320 shares during the last quarter. Atlantic Trust LLC bought a new position in HCA Holdings during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $118,000. Lee Financial Co bought a new position in HCA Holdings during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $125,000. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in HCA Holdings by 14.3% during the 2nd quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. 73.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA)

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