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HCA Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Balance Sheet and Cash Flow

As of December 31, 2012, HCA Holdings, Inc.’s balance sheet reflected cash and cash equivalents of $705 million, total debt of $28.930 billion, and total assets of $28.075 billion. During the fourth quarter, capital expenditures totaled $594 million, excluding acquisitions, compared to $509 million in the previous year’s fourth quarter. HCA’s debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio at December 31, 2012 was 4.4x compared to 4.5x at December 31, 2011. Net cash provided by operating activities totaled $1.263 billion compared to $1.387 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011.

2013 Guidance

Today, HCA issued the following estimated guidance for 2013:

     

2013 RANGE

 
Revenues $33.50 to $34.50 billion
Adjusted EBITDA $6.25 to $6.50 billion
Adjusted EPS (diluted) $3.00 to $3.30
Capital Expenditures Approximately $2 billion
 

This guidance range excludes the impact of items, if applicable, that are non-operational in nature including items such as, but not limited to, gains or losses on sales of facilities and businesses, gains or losses on early debt retirement and impairments of long-lived assets. The guidance includes estimated EHR incentive income assumptions in a range of $200-$225 million and EHR expenses in a range of $110-$130 million. This guidance is also subject to certain conditions including those as set forth below in the Company’s “Cautionary Statement about Preliminary Results and Other Forward-Looking Information”.

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