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Institutions Holding 76.00% of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) Shares

Institutions Holding 76.00% of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) Shares

Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 12,022,516 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,056,058,000 after acquiring an additional 887,361 shares during the last quarter. ITT Inc. (NYSE:ITT) has risen 23.34% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

Institute For Wealth Management Llc increased Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) stake by 50.38% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Camber Capital Management Llc bought 450,000 shares as the company's stock rose 9.36% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 13,384 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.41M, down from 357,920 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Diversified Trust Co who had been investing in Hca Healthcare Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.91B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $158.35. 275.71 million shares or 1.91% less from 281.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has declined 3.21% since April 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 28.77% the S&P500.

HCA Healthcare, Inc. registered $55.29 million net activity with 2 buys and 18 insider sales since October 17, 2017. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. Shares for $1.86 million were sold by Dahut Karen M on Tuesday, January 16. (NYSE:AME) shares were sold by ZAPICO DAVID A. (NYSE:AME) shares were sold by Hardin John Wesley. (NYSE:HCA) on Friday, October 2 with "Neutral" rating. Therefore 46% are positive. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of HCA in report on Tuesday, July 25 with "Buy" rating. Cowen & Co maintained Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Monday, August 7 with "Buy" rating. (HCA) stock. Now we observed the different factors that seen on close of Thursday session. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, October 19. The stock has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 18. (NYSE:AN) earned "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, November 6.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 30th. Hospital Co. of America has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $105.95. It also reduced its holding in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) by 73,879 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 183,091 shares, and cut its stake in Facebook Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:FB).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold SYK shares while 375 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. It's down from 15.16 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Shares of HCA traded down $0.35 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $96.28. Brighton Jones Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.04% or 2,132 shares. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.12% in Electronic Arts Inc. Mckinley Capital Mngmt Lc Delaware invested in 110,878 shares.

Wall Street brokerages expect Hospital Co. of America (NYSE:HCA) to announce sales of $11.28 billion for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Wms Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Finally, Sterling Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Hospital Co. of America by 20.3% during the 4th quarter. 22,720 are held by Keating Invest Counselors. The Dsc Advisors Lp holds 160,432 shares with $14.09M value, up from 30,000 last quarter. Brown Advisory Inc owns 3,539 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 1.41M shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. (NYSE:HCA) was bought by FRIST THOMAS F JR on Tuesday, February 20. HCA Holdings had 100 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. "Grows Stake in Hospital Co. of America (NYSE:HCA)" was first reported by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. Leerink Swann upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, June 7 report. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Thursday, June 16 by Bernstein. (NYSE:HCA) rating. Bank of America has "Underperform" rating and $90 target. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 11. Sowell Joseph A III also sold $5.53 million worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc.

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In total 19 analysts cover HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA). 68% are bullish. With $122 highest and $82.0 lowest [Target] HCA Healthcare has $106.69 average [Target] or 10.81% above the current ($96.28) price. (NYSE:HCA) was sold by Hall Charles J on Wednesday, February 14. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, August 21 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm has "Hold" rating by William Blair given.

Nuveen Ohio Quality Income Municipal Fund (NUO) investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.79 in 2017Q3.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

HCA Healthcare, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States and England. (NYSE:HCA). Moreover, Wellington Management Group Llp has 0.35% invested in HCA Healthcare, Inc.

MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 17.9 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -5 percent. Ascend Capital Ltd Llc reported 0.53% of its capital in HCA Healthcare, Inc. $2.90M worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc.

Cibc World Markets Inc increased Algonquin Pwr Utils Corp (AQUNF) stake by 284,648 shares to 1.94 million valued at $21.69 million in 2017Q4. Loews Corp accumulated 0% or 4,501 shares. Creative Planning holds 10,775 shares. Finemark Financial Bank & invested in 36,065 shares. Riverhead Capital Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.1% or 27,914 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.01% or 26,779 shares in its portfolio. 127,307 are owned by Pnc Gp. HCA Holdings traded up $0.13 for the day and closed at $79.84Specifically, insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of HCA Holdings stock in a transaction on Friday, October 28th. $11.98 million worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) to report earnings on May, 1. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st were given a dividend of $0.35 per share.