Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 6,943 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $553,000.
A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of HCA. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its holdings in HCA Holdings by 14.0% in the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 1,163 shares of the company’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 143 shares in the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its holdings in HCA Holdings by 35.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,232 shares of the company’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 320 shares in the last quarter. Atlantic Trust LLC bought a new position in HCA Holdings during the 2nd quarter valued at $118,000. Lee Financial Co bought a new position in HCA Holdings during the 2nd quarter valued at $125,000. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its stake 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 in the last quarter. 75.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) opened at $75.24 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.68, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -6.46. The company has a market cap of $27,440.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 0.50. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $69.18 and a 1 year high of $91.03.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.21. The firm had revenue of $10.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.70 billion. HCA Holdings had a net margin of 6.13% and a negative return on equity of 47.16%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.45 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that HCA Holdings, Inc. will post 6.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on HCA. Argus decreased their price target on HCA Holdings from $100.00 to $93.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised HCA Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub lowered HCA Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $82.00 price target on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company. HCA Holdings currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $90.20.
In other news, SVP Victor L. Campbell sold 8,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.00, for a total value of $624,000.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 127,275 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,927,450. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.87, for a total value of $171,720.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 12,300 shares of company stock worth $963,421 over the last three months. Company insiders own 2.90% of the company’s stock.
HCA Holdings 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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