HCA Holdings (HCA) : Analyst Rating Update

HCA Holdings (HCA) has an average broker rating of 1.47, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy, as rated by 19 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 14 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 4 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 2, which is also a Buy.

HCA Holdings (HCA) has been rated by 17 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $111 and the lowest price target forecast is $74. The average forecast of all the analysts is $92.41 and the expected standard deviation is $8.57.

HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $75.91 and $75.13 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.68. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $76.17, notching a gain of 0.08% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,269,617 . The stock had closed at $76.11 on the previous day.

Also, Bernstein initiates coverage on HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA). Bernstein has a Market Perform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016. The company shares have dropped -16.40% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 14, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $95.49 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $77.82 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $74.15.

HCA Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a health care services company. The Company owns, manages or operates hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, rehabilitation and physical therapy centers and various other facilities. The Companys general, acute care hospitals provide a range of services to accommodate medical specialties, such as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and obstetrics, as well as diagnostic and emergency services. The general, acute care hospitals also provide outpatient services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology and physical therapy. Outpatient and ancillary health care services are provided by the Companys general, acute care hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, freestanding emergency care facilities, diagnostic centers and rehabilitation facilities.

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