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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
51% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. HCA: 0.03 )
HCA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset -0.26
HCA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. HCA: -0.26 )
HCA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 0.42
Current: -0.26

-0.5
0.42
Interest Coverage 1.59
HCA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. HCA: 1.59 )
HCA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.7
Current: 1.59

1.32
5.7
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 1.46
M-Score: -2.65
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.62
HCA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. HCA: 8.62 )
HCA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 15.86
Current: 8.62

5.48
15.86
Net-margin (%) 4.55
HCA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. HCA: 4.55 )
HCA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.62   Max: 8.3
Current: 4.55

-1.62
8.3
ROA (%) 5.40
HCA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. HCA: 5.40 )
HCA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.39   Max: 9.16
Current: 5.4

-1.39
9.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.04
HCA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.98 vs. HCA: 18.04 )
HCA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.66   Max: 31.35
Current: 18.04

8.66
31.35
Revenue Growth (%) 4.90
HCA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HCA: 4.90 )
HCA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.8   Max: 24.3
Current: 4.9

-7.8
24.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.50
HCA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HCA: 2.50 )
HCA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.1   Max: 37.7
Current: 2.5

-5.1
37.7
EPS Growth (%) 6.90
HCA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. HCA: 6.90 )
HCA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 88.4
Current: 6.9

0
88.4
» HCA's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

HCA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Burbank 334,177 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,783,331 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 1,915,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 385,000 sh (+132.77%)
David Tepper 4,573,082 sh (+16.57%)
Larry Robbins 10,341,713 sh (+5.08%)
John Paulson 3,403,919 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 200,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,771,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 134,051 sh (-16.88%)
John Griffin 3,790,000 sh (-22.97%)
Lee Ainslie 3,694,317 sh (-35.7%)
Steven Cohen 1,064,939 sh (-36.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 58,754 sh (-53.72%)
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Q4 2013

HCA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 853,355 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 900,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,177 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 138,999 sh (+136.58%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,746,600 sh (+78.88%)
Lee Ainslie 5,090,099 sh (+37.78%)
Leon Cooperman 2,532,000 sh (+32.18%)
Larry Robbins 12,841,713 sh (+24.17%)
David Tepper 5,101,382 sh (+11.55%)
John Paulson 3,403,919 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 2,654,617 sh (-4.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 115,513 sh (-13.83%)
John Griffin 3,065,000 sh (-19.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,227 sh (-96.3%)
Steven Cohen 16,094 sh (-98.49%)
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Q1 2014

HCA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 15,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 208,563 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%)
Larry Robbins 12,841,713 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,746,600 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
John Paulson 3,402,619 sh (-0.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 837,125 sh (-1.9%)
Lee Ainslie 4,876,540 sh (-4.2%)
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%)
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)
Jim Simons 416,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 194,600 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%)
David Tepper 5,326,882 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,746,600 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 3,402,619 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
David Dreman 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HCA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Add 22.84%0.89%$48.21 - $58.01 $ 69.2631%5990122
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 New Buy0.4%$48.21 - $58.01 $ 69.2631%2964059
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -24.84%0.01%$48.21 - $58.01 $ 69.2631%25218
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 133.33%0.01%$48.21 - $58.01 $ 69.2631%35000
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out $48.21 - $58.01 $ 69.2631%0
John Griffin 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.5%$47.19 - $51.69 $ 69.2640%0
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -4.2%0.13%$47.19 - $51.69 $ 69.2640%4876540
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -75.86%0.12%$47.19 - $51.69 $ 69.2640%33554
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$47.19 - $51.69 $ 69.2640%15000
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Add 37.78%0.85%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%5090099
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.46%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Add 78.88%0.44%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%6746600
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Add 32.18%0.41%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%2532000
John Griffin 2013-12-31 Reduce -19.13%0.36%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%3065000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 136.58%0.09%$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%138999
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$43.78 - $48.54 $ 69.2650%1177
Leon Cooperman 2013-09-30 New Buy1.2%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%1915500
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -35.7%1%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%3694317
John Griffin 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.97%0.48%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%3790000
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.46%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%334177
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.18%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -53.72%0.11%$35.49 - $42.75 $ 69.2677%58754
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.50
HCA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 44.00 vs. HCA: 20.50 )
HCA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 20.46
Current: 20.5

3.87
20.46
P/S 0.92
HCA's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HCA: 0.92 )
HCA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.92

0.32
0.92
PFCF 22.13
HCA's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 34.00 vs. HCA: 22.13 )
HCA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 22.13
Current: 22.13

4.08
22.13
EV-to-EBIT 15.52
HCA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.73 vs. HCA: 15.52 )
HCA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 15.7
Current: 15.52

8.1
15.7
PEG 6.83
HCA's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HCA: 6.83 )
HCA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.97
Current: 6.83

0.37
0.97
Shiller P/E 17.01
HCA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HCA: 17.01 )
HCA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.38   Max: 17.02
Current: 17.01

5.38
17.02
Current Ratio 1.51
HCA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HCA: 1.51 )
HCA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.51

0.81
1.9
Quick Ratio 1.31
HCA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HCA: 1.31 )
HCA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.31

0.71
1.68

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.20
HCA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
61% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 53.00 vs. HCA: 5.20 )
HCA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.94   Max: 21.43
Current: 5.2

3.94
21.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.78
HCA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HCA: 1.78 )
HCA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.78

0.69
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
HCA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. HCA: 6.40 )
HCA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 12.3
Current: 6.4

6.4
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -16.72
HCA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. HCA: -16.72 )
HCA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.2   Max: 44.9
Current: -16.72

-15.2
44.9

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. HCA Inc. completed its merger with Hercules Acquisition Corporation, pursuant to which the Company was acquired by Hercules Holding II, LLC ('Hercules Holding'), a Delaware limited liability Company owned by a private investor group. The Company owns and operates hospitals and related health care entities. The Company's general, acute care hospitals provide a range of 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. The Company's psychiatric hospitals provide a range of mental health care services through inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings. Health Care Facilities The Company owns, manages, or operates hospitals; freestanding surgery centers; diagnostic and imaging centers; radiation and oncology therapy centers; rehabilitation and physical therapy centers; and various other facilities. the company owned and operated 156 general, acute care hospitals with 41,198 licensed beds. Majority of its general, acute care hospitals provide medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic services, and emergency services. The general, acute care hospitals also provide outpatient services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology, and physical therapy. The Company operated 5 psychiatric hospitals with 506 licensed beds. Its psychiatric hospitals provide therapeutic programs, including child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care, adult and adolescent alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling. The Company also operates outpatient health care facilities which include freestanding ambulatory surgery centers, freestanding emergency care facilities, diagnostic and imaging centers, outpatient rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, outpatient radiation and oncology therapy centers, and various other facilities. the company's affiliates provide various management services to its health care facilities, including patient safety programs; ethics and compliance programs; national supply contracts; equipment purchasing and leasing contracts; accounting, financial, and clinical systems; governmental reimbursement assistance; construction planning and coordination; information technology systems and solutions; legal counsel; human resources services; and internal audit services.

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ReplyMark.h.abram@google - 1 month ago
people are sick of hospitals....hahahahahaha

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