CAM Group Holding A S continued to hold its position in HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HCA) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 145,075 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. CAM Group Holding A S’s holdings in HCA Holdings were worth $11,172,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. AXA increased its position in HCA Holdings by 135.4% in the first quarter. AXA now owns 1,324,720 shares of the company’s stock worth $103,394,000 after buying an additional 761,920 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in HCA Holdings during the second quarter worth about $97,276,000. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. increased its position in HCA Holdings by 1,034.9% in the second quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 1,236,077 shares of the company’s stock worth $95,190,000 after buying an additional 1,127,160 shares during the last quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in HCA Holdings by 0.6% in the second quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 520,015 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,046,000 after buying an additional 2,872 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its position in HCA Holdings by 65.3% in the first quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 467,808 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,512,000 after buying an additional 184,800 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 72.82% of the company’s stock.
HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HCA) traded up 2.03% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $82.02. The company had a trading volume of 2,660,096 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $31.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.21 and a beta of 0.89. HCA Holdings Inc. has a 1-year low of $60.07 and a 1-year high of $83.69. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $76.08 and a 200 day moving average of $77.66.
HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.56 by $0.10. HCA Holdings had a negative return on equity of 42.19% and a net margin of 5.75%. The business had revenue of $10.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.49 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.37 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that HCA Holdings Inc. will post $6.58 EPS for the current year.
A number of research analysts recently issued reports on HCA shares. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of HCA Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of HCA Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 price target on shares of HCA Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 29th. KeyCorp upgraded shares of HCA Holdings from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $94.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. decreased their price target on shares of HCA Holdings from $86.00 to $85.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. HCA Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $87.20.
About HCA Holdings
HCA Holdings, Inc is a healthcare services company. The Company’s segment is operating hospitals and related healthcare entities. The Company operates approximately 168 hospitals, consisting of 164 general, acute care hospitals; three psychiatric hospitals, and one rehabilitation hospital. In addition, the Company operates approximately 116 freestanding surgery centers.
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