Stock To Watch: HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $90.86 on HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.79 a share for the upcoming quarter and $6.59 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of HCA Holdings, Inc. Common Stock plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of HCA Holdings, Inc. Common Stock is $77.34, and stock is trading $-2.83 points away or -3.65% from its 50-day moving average of $77.34. Further it is trading $-1.90 or -2.49% away its 200-day moving average of $76.41. HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) 52-week high is $89.84 and the 52-week low is $43.91.

This explains if the stock moves $-15.33, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +69.69% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of HCA Holdings, Inc. Common Stock, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) ratio came in at 12.91.

The stock last ended the trading session at $74.51 and registered a market cap of $28.21B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) PEG ratio is at 1.02.

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