HCA Holdings (HCA) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -1.9% 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 1.46% in the past 1 week. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 2.08% in the last 1 week, and is up 4.73% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA): The stock opened at $81.02 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $81.20 for the day. The stock traded down to $79.30 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $80.35 with a loss of -0.35% for the day. The stock had closed at $80.63 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,451,114 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.13% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.9%. HCA Holdings, Inc. has dropped 0.69% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 18.81%.
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.