HCA Holdings (HCA) : The total negative money flow of $3.34 million on Tuesday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $20.95 million, compared to $24.29 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.86. The negative money flow of $5.92 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $5.92 million. The price action in the HCA Holdings (HCA) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $76.12 with a gain of $1.16 , a change of 1.55% over the previous days close. The stock registered 2.5% for the week.
Also, Major Brokerage house, JP Morgan downgrades its ratings on HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA). According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Neutral by the analysts at the agency. Previously, the analysts had a Overweight rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 29, 2016.
Shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. rose by 1.53% in the last five trading days and 0.79% for the last 4 weeks. HCA Holdings, Inc. has dropped 2.87% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.55%.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $74.96 and $74.96 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.17. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $76.12, notching a gain of 1.55% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,846,110 . The stock had closed at $74.96 on the previous day.
In a related news, Steakley Joseph N, officer (SVP-Internal Audit Services) of Hca Holdings, Inc., unloaded 44,203 shares at an average price of $76.42 on May 24, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $3,377,993, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
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.