Stock Price of HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Increases 5.38%

Stock price performance of HCA Holdings, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 20.44% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 12.47% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 21.12% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of HCA Holdings, Inc. has a negative value of -5.16 compared to overall market performance. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.85% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.31%.The 200 Day SMA reached 3.42%

Based on the Stock Research HCA Holdings, Inc. Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 75.59. HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has climbed 5.38% in the past week and advanced 9.37% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 5.26% and the outperformance has advanced to 8.4% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, Sandra L. Morgan (SVP-Provider Relations) sold 8,974 shares at 82.69 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Ravi S. Chari (SVP-Clinical Excellence) sold 15,901 shares at 82.00 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Jana Joustra Davis (SVP – Corporate Affairs) sold 7,903 shares at 82.58 per share price.

HCA Holdings Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.79. The company had revenue of $10641.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $10688.77 million. The companys revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.69 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 1, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 98 from a previous price target of $95 .HCA Holdings Inc was Upgraded by Avondale to Mkt Outperform on Jan 17, 2017. HCA Holdings Inc was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to Overweight on Jan 4, 2017. HCA Holdings Inc was Downgraded by Mizuho to Neutral on Nov 9, 2016.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $82.8 and hit $84.115 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $83.8, with a gain of 1.83% or 1.51 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,847,282 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $84.115 and the company has a market cap of $31,051 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $63.87 .

HCA Inc. is a non-governmental hospital in the U.S. providing health care and related services. The Company operates a network of acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. The Company also owns and manages freestanding surgery centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, and various other facilities. HCA Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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