HCA Holdings (HCA) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on HCA Holdings (HCA), hence the stock is down -5.38% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.09% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -3.03% and the stock has fallen -1.67% in the past 1 week.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $75.60 and $75.26 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $75.93. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $75.84, notching a gain of 0.78% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,955,255 . The stock had closed at $75.25 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.12% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.85%. HCA Holdings, Inc. has dropped 6.25% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.14%.
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 $92.71 and the expected standard deviation is $8.5.
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.