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HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA)

  • Jul. 25, 2011, 10:42 AM
    Hospital shares are weak in early trading, after HCA's (HCA -14%) disappointing Q2 results serve as a "harbinger of bad things to come" for the sector this quarter, a Jefferies note says. Hospitals continue to struggle, as Americans who lost their jobs and health insurance avoid all but the most urgent medical care. Also: CYH -4.3%, THC -4%, HMA -3.4%.
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  • Jul. 25, 2011, 9:12 AM
    HCA (HCA) continues to fall premarket after missing earnings expectations. CEO Richard Bracken says the company "experienced a shift in service mix from more complex surgical cases to less acute medical cases," resulting in lower revenue and earnings growth. Shares -14.4%.
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  • Jul. 25, 2011, 8:27 AM
    HCA (HCA): Q2 EPS of $0.55 misses by $0.04. Revenue of $8.01B (+4% Y/Y). Shares -9.3% premarket. (PR)
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  • Jul. 25, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Monday's open: BEAV, CNH, ETN, HCA, KMB, LO
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  • Jun. 17, 2011, 3:37 PM
    Morgan Stanley compiles a list of 11 healthcare stocks that should enjoy outsized growth in coming years, whose companies are positioned to deliver innovative and clinically meaningful products or help squeeze costs out of the system: ALXN, AGN, CFN, CERN, HCA, ESRX, MHS, IRWD, VRUS, TMO, UNH.
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  • Mar. 11, 2011, 9:38 AM
    IPOs are off to their strongest start since 2000, with yesterday's $3.8B offering for HCA bringing 2011 IPO volume to $12.5B. There have been more IPOs this year than in 2008, 2009 and 2010 combined. Others include DMD, NLSN, KMI, INXN and GEVO.
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  • Mar. 10, 2011, 4:37 PM
    The first day of trading for HCA (HCA +3.4%), now the largest publicly-traded hospital chain in the U.S., brings green in a market sea of red after completing a record $3.79B private equity-backed IPO. Demand for shares was four times larger than HCA had originally expected.
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  • Mar. 10, 2011, 8:22 AM
    HCA Holdings (HCA) raised $3.8B in its IPO despite the hospital operator's substantial debt. The issue was the largest ever U.S. P-E backed offering and could encourage P-E firms to carry out IPOs of investments made at the height of the credit bubble.
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  • Apr. 15, 2009, 4:24 PM
    HCA Inc. (HCA) and Crown Castle (CCI) are selling $2.6B in junk bonds today - the biggest offering since June of last year. Investors are adding to high-yield funds because they're getting paid 'pretty well' to wait out the recession, one fund manager says.
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Company Description
HCA Holdings Inc is a health care services company. It operates general acute care hospitals, psychiatric hospitals; and rehabilitation hospitals. It also operates freestanding surgery centers.
Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Hospitals
Country: United States