Why HCA Holdings (HCA) Stock Continues To Climb Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA) are higher by 10.14% to $60.81 on heavy volume in mid-afternoon trading on Wednesday, as the stock continues to gain following the company's revised 2014 second quarter guidance.

HCA, a holding company whose affiliates own and operate hospitals and other health care entities, is now expecting revenue for the quarter to reach approximately $9.230 billion, compared to $8.450 billion for the 2013 second quarter.

The company's income before taxes is forecast to be approximately $904 million versus $806 million for the year ago quarter.

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HCA is expecting net income to increase to $1.07 per diluted share, from 91 cents for the 2013 second quarter.

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