HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) Analytical Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) reported sales (ttm) of 42.27 Billion, whereas, 16 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 10743.8 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 10941.7 million and lower end at 10603 million while the year ago reported sale was 10997.8 million.

16 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 11156.4 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 11495 million and 10914 million respectively.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 25 BMO, whereas, 19 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.64. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.72 and lower end at 1.51 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.61.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 2.03 reported by 19 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 2.03 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 2.2 and 1.95 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.99. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 6 analysts is at 10.1%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 13 and 8.11.

Valuation Ratios of HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 10.44 while the company’s industry has 30.52 P/E and the sector P/E is 33.54. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 17.63 and low P/E is 8.64, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 87.45 and 44.26 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 24.32 for the industry and 24.62 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, HCA has Beta of 0.68 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.59 and 0.95 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of HCA stands at 0.67 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 5.17, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 19.07 and 24.54 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) stands at 6.93 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 15.85 and 10.56 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 7.99 and 10.45.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.14% and closed its last trading session at $77.92. The market capitalization of the company is at $28.58 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $91.03 on 03/27/17 and 52-week Low of $67.00 on 11/09/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.10% and Monthly Volatility of 1.61%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.67 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.31.