Analyst Rating Update on HCA Holdings (HCA)

HCA Holdings (NYSE: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 3, which is also a Hold.

HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) : 17 investment research analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) have an average price target of $92.41 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $111 and the lowest target is $74 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $8.57 of the average price.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Bernstein initiates coverage on HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA). The rating major has initiated the coverage with market perform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016.

HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $75.02, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $76.07 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $74.95 and closed the trading day at $75.93, in the green by 2.02%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,893,915. The stock had closed at $74.43 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Steakley Joseph N, officer (SVP-Internal Audit Services) of Hca Holdings, Inc., had unloaded 44,203 shares at an average price of $76.42 in a transaction dated on May 24, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $3,377,993.

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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