HCA Holdings (HCA) Reaches New Lifetime High Today

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified HCA Holdings ( HCA) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified HCA Holdings as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • HCA has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $258.6 million.
  • HCA has traded 7,352 shares today.
  • HCA is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on HCA:

HCA Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States. HCA has a PE ratio of 18. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate HCA Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

The average volume for HCA Holdings has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HCA has a market cap of $34.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. The stock has a beta of 1.18 and a short float of 2.5% with 2.69 days to cover. Shares are up 14.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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