Shikiar Asset Management Inc Lowers stake in HCA Holdings Inc (HCA)

HCA Holdings Inc (HCA) : Shikiar Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in HCA Holdings Inc by 18.18% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 5,400 shares of HCA Holdings Inc which is valued at $436,914 after selling 1,200 shares in HCA Holdings Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 21, 2016.HCA Holdings Inc makes up approximately 0.20% of Shikiar Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.

HCA Holdings Inc opened for trading at $81.2 and hit $82 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $81.78, with a gain of 0.74% or 0.6 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 26,43,671 shares. Company has a market cap of $32,463 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Strs Ohio sold out all of its stake in HCA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 655,954 shares of HCA which is valued $53,073,238. Atria Investments added HCA to its portfolio by purchasing 2,732 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $221,046. HCA Holdings Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Atria Investments’s portfolio. Gemmer Asset Management added HCA to its portfolio by purchasing 29 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $2,330.British Columbia Investment Management Corp boosted its stake in HCA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,200 additional shares and now holds a total of 192,439 shares of HCA Holdings Inc which is valued at $15,312,371. HCA Holdings Inc makes up approx 0.14% of British Columbia Investment Management Corp’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, HCA Holdings Inc reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.29 according to the earnings call on Jan 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.40. The company had revenue of $10249.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $10202.02 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.33 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on HCA Holdings Inc. Company shares were Upgraded by JP Morgan on Mar 14, 2016 to ” Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $76 .Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 29, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 86 from a previous price target of $90 .

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 Company’s 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 Company’s general acute care hospitals freestanding surgery centers freestanding emergency care facilities diagnostic centers and rehabilitation facilities.

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