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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
HCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. HCA: 0.02 )
HCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset -0.25
HCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. HCA: -0.25 )
HCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 0.41
Current: -0.25

-0.5
0.41
Interest Coverage 3.19
HCA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. HCA: 3.19 )
HCA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.7
Current: 3.19

1.32
5.7
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
7.26%
18.51%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.00
HCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. HCA: 15.00 )
HCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 15.86
Current: 15

5.48
15.86
Net-margin (%) 5.08
HCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. HCA: 5.08 )
HCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.62   Max: 8.3
Current: 5.08

-1.62
8.3
ROA (%) 6.27
HCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. HCA: 6.27 )
HCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.41   Max: 9.71
Current: 6.27

-1.41
9.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.59
HCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. HCA: 32.59 )
HCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.76   Max: 40.76
Current: 32.59

8.76
40.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
HCA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. HCA: 11.10 )
HCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.8   Max: 24.3
Current: 11.1

-7.8
24.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
HCA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HCA: 3.20 )
HCA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.9   Max: 39.3
Current: 3.2

-9.9
39.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.80
HCA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. HCA: -5.80 )
HCA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.4
Current: -5.8

0
88.4
» HCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HCA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 208,563 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 15,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 32,203 sh (+100.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,349 sh (+21.94%)
David Tepper 5,326,882 sh (+4.42%)
Leon Cooperman 2,603,500 sh (+2.82%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,746,600 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins 12,841,713 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
John Paulson 3,402,619 sh (-0.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 837,125 sh (-1.90%)
Lee Ainslie 4,876,540 sh (-4.20%)
David Dreman 1,025 sh (-12.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 44,100 sh (-61.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 33,554 sh (-75.86%)
Caxton Associates 90,000 sh (-90.00%)
Louis Moore Bacon 8,382 sh (-93.29%)
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Q2 2014

HCA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,964,059 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 194,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 416,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 94,340 sh (+1025.51%)
Mario Gabelli 35,000 sh (+133.33%)
Pioneer Investments 291,555 sh (+39.79%)
Lee Ainslie 5,990,122 sh (+22.84%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (+11.11%)
John Paulson 3,402,619 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,746,600 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 5,326,882 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 2,544,700 sh (-2.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,276 sh (-6.18%)
Larry Robbins 11,862,642 sh (-7.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 25,218 sh (-24.84%)
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Q3 2014

HCA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 1,794,780 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 102,600 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 1,795,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 262,488 sh (+1512.73%)
John Paulson 6,069,600 sh (+78.38%)
Louis Moore Bacon 147,531 sh (+56.38%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,171,122 sh (+6.99%)
Pioneer Investments 549,841 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 5,326,882 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 35,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 2,441,700 sh (-4.05%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,665,000 sh (-16.03%)
Larry Robbins 9,610,559 sh (-18.98%)
Lee Ainslie 4,157,133 sh (-30.60%)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (-75.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,699 sh (-85.33%)
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Q4 2014

HCA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steve Mandel 5,836,872 sh (New)
Jim Simons 382,900 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,870,654 sh (+115.66%)
Steven Cohen 118,900 sh (+15.89%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,143,500 sh (+8.45%)
Pioneer Investments 551,937 sh (+0.38%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Tepper 5,010,582 sh (-5.94%)
Lee Ainslie 3,285,443 sh (-20.97%)
John Paulson 4,711,900 sh (-22.37%)
Larry Robbins 6,178,678 sh (-35.71%)
Mario Gabelli 20,000 sh (-42.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 147,976 sh (-43.63%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,415,378 sh (-55.37%)
Leon Cooperman 1,088,500 sh (-55.42%)
Louis Moore Bacon 27,556 sh (-81.32%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.80
HCA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 56.80 vs. HCA: 18.80 )
HCA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 19.7
Current: 18.8

3.87
19.7
Forward P/E 14.10
HCA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCA: 14.10 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
HCA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.10 vs. HCA: 18.50 )
HCA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 19.72
Current: 18.5

3.87
19.72
P/S 0.95
HCA's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. HCA: 0.95 )
HCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1
Current: 0.95

0.32
1
PFCF 15.40
HCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 116.67 vs. HCA: 15.40 )
HCA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 17.2
Current: 15.4

4.08
17.2
POCF 7.80
HCA's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. HCA: 7.80 )
HCA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 8.37
Current: 7.8

2.57
8.37
EV-to-EBIT 11.15
HCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. HCA: 11.15 )
HCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 14.9
Current: 11.15

8.1
14.9
PEG 4.87
HCA's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCA: 4.87 )
HCA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.97
Current: 4.87

0.37
0.97
Shiller P/E 21.00
HCA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCA: 21.00 )
HCA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.36   Max: 21.2
Current: 21

5.36
21.2
Current Ratio 1.63
HCA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HCA: 1.63 )
HCA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.63

1.2
1.7
Quick Ratio 1.40
HCA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HCA: 1.40 )
HCA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.4

1.08
1.51
Days Inventory 71.27
HCA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.45 vs. HCA: 71.27 )
HCA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 20.43   Max: 71.64
Current: 71.27

20.43
71.64
Days Sales Outstanding 56.30
HCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 54.36 vs. HCA: 56.30 )
HCA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.84   Max: 56.78
Current: 56.3

44.84
56.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.90
HCA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HCA: 3.90 )
HCA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 17.96
Current: 3.9

3.7
17.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
HCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HCA: 1.80 )
HCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.8

0.67
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
HCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HCA: 8.90 )
HCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 12.3
Current: 8.9

6.7
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.70
HCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. HCA: -4.70 )
HCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 47.7
Current: -4.7

-13.7
47.7

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Traded in other countries:2BH.Germany,
HCA Holdings Inc was incorporated in Nevada in January 1990 and reincorporated in Delaware in September 1993. It is a health care services company in the United States. It operates 165 hospitals, comprised of 159 general, acute care hospitals; five psychiatric hospitals; and one rehabilitation hospital. In addition, it operated 115 freestanding surgery centers. Its general, acute care hospitals typically provide services to accommodate such medical specialties as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and obstetrics, as well as diagnostic and emergency services. Outpatient and ancillary health care services are provided by its general, acute care hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, diagnostic centers and rehabilitation facilities. Its psychiatric hospitals provide mental health care services through inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient settings. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local statutes and ordinances regulating the discharge of materials into the environment. Some competing facilities are physician-owned or are owned by tax-supported government agencies and many others are owned by not-for-profit entities that may be supported by endowments, charitable contributions and/or tax revenues and are exempt from sales, property and income taxes. It also faces competition from specialty hospitals and from both its own and unaffiliated freestanding ASCs for market share in certain high margin services.
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