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HCA Holdings Inc.

  • HCA
  • NYSE
  • Other Services
  • Latest 70.82
  • Currency US$
  • Change 1.42
  • Percent Change 2.046 %
  • Volume 1,513,403
  • Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:14 PM EDT NYSE data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
17 Analysts Reporting (Oct 30, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 13 14 13 14 12
Buy 3 2 2 2 2
Hold 1 1 1 1 3
Underperform 0 0 0 0 0
Sell 0 0 0 0 0

As of Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:31 PM EDT
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q4/12 Q1/13 Q2/13 Q3/13 Q4/13 Q1/14 Q2/14 Q3/14 Q4/14 Q1/15  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   0.83 0.83 0.88 0.79 0.86 0.85 1.37 1.17 1.19 1.18  
Actual EPS   0.91 0.79 0.91 0.79 0.92 0.84 1.37 1.18 -- --  
Surprise (%)   9.6 -4.8 3.4 -- 7.0 -1.2 -- 0.8 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   -0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.5 29.1 40.7  
{#} Analysts   19 14 5 8 16 15 1 4 15 9  
Date of Earnings   Feb 05 May 02 Aug 01 Nov 05 Feb 04 Apr 29 Jul 29 Oct 28 Feb 03 May 05  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2014 2015  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   4.54 5.04  
Actual EPS   3.41 4.54  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   33.3 10.9  
{#} Analysts   15 15  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Dec 2014) 1.19 1.13 1.10 1.10 1.10
Next Quarter (ends Mar 2015) 1.18 1.16 1.11 1.10 1.08
Current Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2014) 4.54 4.53 4.21 4.21 4.21
Next Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2015) 5.04 4.87 4.74 4.73 4.67

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
11 2 13 1
4 2 5 2
3 2 13 0
12 2 15 0
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