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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
HCA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. HCA: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HCA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset -0.23
HCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. HCA: -0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HCA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: -0.23
-0.5
0.42
Interest Coverage 3.60
HCA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. HCA: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HCA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.55
Current: 3.6
1.42
3.55
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
3.75%
19.18%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.84
HCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. HCA: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HCA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.62  Med: 13.00 Max: 15.07
Current: 14.84
8.62
15.07
Net-margin (%) 5.54
HCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. HCA: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HCA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 4.31 Max: 7.58
Current: 5.54
2.37
7.58
ROA (%) 6.96
HCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. HCA: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HCA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 5.25 Max: 9.71
Current: 6.96
2.79
9.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.00
HCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 18.36 vs. HCA: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.54  Med: 30.17 Max: 37.66
Current: 31
19.54
37.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
HCA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. HCA: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 7.70 Max: 13.4
Current: 9
-1.8
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
HCA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. HCA: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 4.40 Max: 24.4
Current: 8.3
-6.1
24.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
HCA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. HCA: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.90 Max: 88.4
Current: 12.6
0
88.4
» HCA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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

Q2 2015

HCA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 7,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 64,100 sh (New)
John Burbank 61,554 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 25,396 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 123,119 sh (+1997.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,599 sh (+228.51%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 7,647,300 sh (+8.08%)
Mario Gabelli 27,000 sh (+8.00%)
Larry Robbins 5,178,578 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 4,711,900 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
David Dreman 28,337 sh (-2.16%)
Steve Mandel 5,007,242 sh (-14.21%)
David Tepper 4,184,525 sh (-14.72%)
Robert Olstein 49,000 sh (-20.97%)
Pioneer Investments 165,368 sh (-73.29%)
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Q3 2015

HCA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Hussman 75,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 516,400 sh (+705.62%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 10,184,243 sh (+33.17%)
Larry Robbins 5,513,278 sh (+6.46%)
Mario Gabelli 27,225 sh (+0.83%)
John Paulson 4,711,900 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman 25,802 sh (-8.95%)
David Tepper 3,553,537 sh (-15.08%)
Pioneer Investments 56,819 sh (-65.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,800 sh (-77.46%)
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Q4 2015

HCA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Richard Perry 3,063,000 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 49,770 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 109,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 130,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 247,339 sh (New)
George Soros 79,247 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 14,300,549 sh (+159.38%)
David Tepper 4,537,063 sh (+27.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,619 sh (+23.32%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 11,911,153 sh (+16.96%)
Mario Gabelli 27,800 sh (+2.11%)
Samuel Isaly 1,220,500 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
David Dreman 22,684 sh (-12.08%)
Jim Simons 262,500 sh (-49.17%)
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Q1 2016

HCA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments 90,037 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 5,500 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 369,220 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 622,232 sh (+151.57%)
Steven Cohen 247,800 sh (+126.72%)
Mario Gabelli 50,400 sh (+81.29%)
David Dreman 25,171 sh (+10.96%)
Larry Robbins 14,675,592 sh (+2.62%)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Vanguard Health Care Fund 11,682,053 sh (-1.92%)
Richard Perry 2,768,000 sh (-9.63%)
David Tepper 3,173,423 sh (-30.06%)
Samuel Isaly 1,107,100 sh (-9.29%)
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
Compare:XTER:FRE, XTER:FMEA, NYSE:DVA, XKLS:5225, NYSE:UHS » details
Traded in other countries:2BH.Germany,
HCA Holdings Inc is a health care services company. It operates general acute care hospitals, psychiatric hospitals; and rehabilitation hospitals. It also operates freestanding surgery centers.

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 166 hospitals, comprised of 162 general, acute care hospitals; three psychiatric hospitals; and one rehabilitation hospital. In addition, it operated 113 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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.54
HCA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.78 vs. HCA: 14.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HCA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 14.04 Max: 19.7
Current: 14.54
3.87
19.7
Forward P/E 11.10
HCA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. HCA: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.54
HCA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.85 vs. HCA: 14.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HCA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 14.06 Max: 19.72
Current: 14.54
3.87
19.72
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 11.68
HCA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 27.45 vs. HCA: 11.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HCA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 11.81 Max: 50.92
Current: 11.68
6.06
50.92
P/S 0.81
HCA's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HCA: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HCA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.81
0.32
1.07
PFCF 12.18
HCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HCA: 12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HCA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 11.73 Max: 17.22
Current: 12.18
4.19
17.22
POCF 6.39
HCA's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. HCA: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HCA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 5.61 Max: 8.53
Current: 6.39
2.58
8.53
EV-to-EBIT 10.91
HCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.28 vs. HCA: 10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HCA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 10.70 Max: 12.6
Current: 10.91
6.3
12.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.15
HCA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. HCA: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HCA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 7.90 Max: 9.4
Current: 8.15
5
9.4
PEG 2.79
HCA's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. HCA: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HCA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.52 Max: 6.47
Current: 2.79
0.7
6.47
Shiller P/E 17.96
HCA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 27.78 vs. HCA: 17.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HCA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 11.78 Max: 22.74
Current: 17.96
6.07
22.74
Current Ratio 1.70
HCA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. HCA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.51 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.7
0.81
1.9
Quick Ratio 1.44
HCA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. HCA: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HCA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.44
0.71
1.68
Days Inventory 74.67
HCA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. HCA: 74.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HCA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.26  Med: 65.41 Max: 74.73
Current: 74.67
54.26
74.73
Days Sales Outstanding 53.31
HCA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 43.51 vs. HCA: 53.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.84  Med: 52.29 Max: 56.3
Current: 53.31
44.84
56.3
Days Payable 105.68
HCA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 37.56 vs. HCA: 105.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HCA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 108.24  Med: 112.98 Max: 119.5
Current: 105.68
108.24
119.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.80
HCA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. HCA: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HCA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.92 Max: 17.85
Current: 1.8
1.82
17.85
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.36
HCA's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
69% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. HCA: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
HCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HCA: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HCA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.31
0.58
1.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.21
HCA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. HCA: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HCA' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.23 Max: 3.67
Current: 2.21
0.79
3.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.20
HCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. HCA: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 9.30 Max: 16
Current: 9.2
8
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.99
HCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. HCA: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HCA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 13.00 Max: 17.6
Current: 12.99
9
17.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $40,262
EPS (TTM) $ 5.32
Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float3.37%
52-Week Range $43.91 - 95.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)391.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 43,101 45,241 51,922
EPS ($) 6.35 6.97 7.73
EPS without NRI ($) 6.35 6.97 7.73
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.02%
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