Insider Selling: HCA Holdings Inc (HCA) SVP Sells 54,689 Shares of Stock
HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) SVP Jana Joustra Davis sold 54,689 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.35, for a total value of $4,503,639.15. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 107,892 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,884,906.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Jana Joustra Davis also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, May 11th, Jana Joustra Davis sold 8,302 shares of HCA Holdings stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.02, for a total value of $705,836.04.
HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCA) traded up 0.82% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $83.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 697,713 shares. HCA Holdings Inc has a 1-year low of $67.00 and a 1-year high of $91.03. The company has a market capitalization of $30.49 billion, a PE ratio of 11.29 and a beta of 0.71. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $84.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.89.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.74. HCA Holdings had a negative return on equity of 44.79% and a net margin of 6.84%. The company had revenue of $10.62 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.64 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.71 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that HCA Holdings Inc will post $7.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms have recently commented on HCA. Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on HCA Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. They set a “buy” rating and a $103.00 price target for the company. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price target on HCA Holdings from $95.00 to $98.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HCA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target for the company in a research note on Friday, February 3rd. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Finally, Evercore ISI upped their price target on HCA Holdings to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $90.13.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of HCA. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC increased its stake in HCA Holdings by 3.7% in the third quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC now owns 8,555 shares of the company’s stock worth $647,000 after buying an additional 305 shares in the last quarter. Lbmc Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of HCA Holdings by 2.5% in the third quarter. Lbmc Investment Advisors LLC now owns 45,460 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,438,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of HCA Holdings by 1.0% in the third quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 3,573,540 shares of the company’s stock worth $270,266,000 after buying an additional 37,110 shares during the period. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD raised its stake in shares of HCA Holdings by 1.5% in the third quarter. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 9,139,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $691,184,000 after buying an additional 132,360 shares during the period. Finally, NBW Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of HCA Holdings by 4.6% in the third quarter. NBW Capital LLC now owns 74,155 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,608,000 after buying an additional 3,268 shares during the period. 72.27% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
About HCA Holdings
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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