More on HCA (HCA -1.2%) Q3: The results are preliminary. Net profit jumps to $360M from $61M...

|About: HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA)|By:, SA News Editor

More on HCA (HCA -1.2%) Q3: The results are preliminary. Net profit jumps to $360M from $61M last year, which included pretax losses on retirement of debt of $406M. Adjusted EBITDA $1.53B vs. $1.41B. Expects to fund special dividend of $2.50/share via debt - as such HCA plans to offer $2B of senior notes, which will also be used for general purposes and possibly to repay an existing loan facility.