HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Shares Bought by Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec raised its holdings in shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) by 18.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 27,100 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,200 shares during the quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec’s holdings in HCA were worth $2,166,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Strs Ohio increased its position in shares of HCA by 12.2% during the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 1,075,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $85,621,000 after purchasing an additional 117,000 shares during the period. Micawber Capital LLC increased its position in shares of HCA by 31.3% during the third quarter. Micawber Capital LLC now owns 34,461 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,743,000 after purchasing an additional 8,205 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in shares of HCA by 12.8% during the third quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 112,657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,965,000 after purchasing an additional 12,744 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. increased its position in shares of HCA by 49.5% during the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 2,558,216 shares of the company’s stock valued at $203,608,000 after purchasing an additional 847,377 shares during the period. Finally, Accident Compensation Corp increased its position in shares of HCA by 4.8% during the second quarter. Accident Compensation Corp now owns 43,793 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,819,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 75.35% of the company’s stock.

Shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE HCA) traded up $1.48 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $86.45. The stock had a trading volume of 3,107,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,295,718. The company has a quick ratio of 1.41, a current ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -6.46. The company has a market capitalization of $30,083.84, a PE ratio of 12.89, a PEG ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.56. HCA Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $71.18 and a 12 month high of $91.03.

HCA (NYSE:HCA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.21. The company had revenue of $10.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.70 billion. HCA had a negative return on equity of 47.16% and a net margin of 6.13%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.45 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that HCA Holdings, Inc. will post 6.56 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded HCA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Citigroup upgraded HCA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded HCA from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of HCA in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $92.00 price target on shares of HCA in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $90.20.

In other news, SVP Victor L. Campbell sold 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.00, for a total transaction of $624,000.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 127,275 shares in the company, valued at $9,927,450. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.87, for a total value of $171,720.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 22,450 shares of company stock worth $1,737,681 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 2.90% of the company’s stock.

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HCA Company Profile

HCA Healthcare, Inc, formerly HCA Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates hospitals and related healthcare entities. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated in two geographically organized groups, including the National and American Groups. As of December 31, 2016, the National Group included 84 hospitals, which were located in Alaska, California, Florida, southern Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, northern Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HCA (NYSE:HCA)

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