HCA Holdings (HCA) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -3.62% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.05% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -2.63% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.42% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.65%. HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $77.02 with an intraday high of $77.18. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $76.46. However, the stock managed to close at $76.64, a loss of 0.62% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $77.12. The total traded volume of the day was 1,469,383 shares.
The company Insiders own 3.1% of HCA Holdings shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -28.72% . Institutional Investors own 73.97% of HCA Holdings shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -21.59%. Also, JP Morgan downgrades its rating on HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA). Analysts at the JP Morgan have a current rating of Neutral on the shares. The shares were previously rated Overweight. The rating by the firm was issued on July 29, 2016.
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.