Cuffe Sells 2150 Shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Stock

Lloyd Doyle
December 7, 2017

Glenmede Trust Company Na acquired 125,969 shares as Hca Holdings Inc (HCA)'s stock declined 2.93%. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of HCA Healthcare by 1.1% in the first quarter. The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $82.79. About 112,929 shares traded or 59.49% up from the average. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.62% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $16.20 million. It also provides custom application development services, such as business and technical requirement analysis, user experience design, solution architecture creation and validation, development, quality assurance and testing, legacy applications re-engineering/refactoring, porting, and cross-platform migration and documentation. The stock decreased 1.54% or $5.69 during the last trading session, reaching $362.72. EPAM Systems, Inc. (EPAM) has risen 15.98% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 127,275 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,649,990.50.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of EPAM Systems's analysts are positive. ValuEngine downgraded HCA from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 8 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". Diversified Communication holds 5,141 shares. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 6,212 shares of the company's stock worth $553,000 after buying an additional 37 shares during the period.

Company has been favourites with Institutional investors. The Us-based Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc has invested 4.4% in the stock. Numeric Investors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 167,700 shares stake. Now the Health Care index is trading at 8277.32 with -14.52 changeSupported by a up-down ratio of 0.89x, total MFI closed at $-495.70mn, however markets has seen a steady recovery backed by $-426.40mn in block trades of which $1141.65mn saw weaker sentiment, while $715.25 were positive flow. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. 60 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. During the same period previous year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share. Schroder Inv Mgmt holds 999,260 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Sg Americas Ltd Llc owns 124,947 shares. 549,314 are owned by Ameriprise Financial. (NYSE:HCA). Allen Mngmt Ltd holds 0.21% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. E&G Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. HCA Holdings, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -6.46, a current ratio of 1.68 and a quick ratio of 1.41. (NYSE:HCA). Tci Wealth Incorporated invested in 0% or 43 shares. The Korea-based Korea has invested 0.18% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. Pggm Investments has 0.16% invested in HCA Healthcare, Inc. KeyCorp restated an "overweight" rating and issued a $90.00 price target (down from $95.00) on shares of HCA in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. About 3.03M shares traded or 13.83% up from the average. Credit Suisse Ag owns 488,167 shares. (NYSE:HCA). Brave Warrior Llc reported 3.08M shares. It also reduced Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) stake by 14,240 shares and now owns 316,352 shares. They expect $1.88 EPS, down 0.53% or $0.01 from last year's $1.89 per share. HCA's profit will be $665.62 million for 11.34 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.21 actual EPS reported by HCA Healthcare, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 55.37% EPS growth. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/07/hca-holdings-inc-hca-insider-michael-s-cuffe-sells-2150-shares.html. With 3,800 avg volume, 9 days are for Biglari Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:BH)'s short sellers to cover BH's short positions. Therefore 69% are positive.


Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $87 target in Wednesday, July 26 report. Avondale maintained it with "Market Outperform" rating and $92 target in Friday, April 15 report. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $90.00 price target for the company. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, June 12. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Monday, January 4 by Wells Fargo. Finally, Mizuho upgraded HCA Healthcare from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $98.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, March 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut their price objective on shares of HCA from $88.00 to $85.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 17th.

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