As Hca Holdings INC (HCA) Market Value Declined, Brave Warrior Advisors LLC Has Raised Position by $82.82 Million

July 18, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.67 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 69 investors sold HCA shares while 219 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 263.84 million shares or 1.88% more from 258.96 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Ahl Prtn Llp stated it has 49,141 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Bp Public Limited Com owns 0.1% invested in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) for 36,000 shares. Fort Washington Inv Oh has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA). The New York-based D E Shaw & has invested 0.02% in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA). 3,600 are owned by Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt. 1St Global Advsrs holds 0.05% or 5,567 shares. 875,768 are held by Blackrock Inv Limited Liability Corporation. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Liability invested in 0.27% or 30,030 shares. Camarda Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.86% invested in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) for 17,073 shares. Ronald Blue Ltd, Georgia-based fund reported 97,028 shares. Clinton Group Incorporated accumulated 7,378 shares. M&R Cap Mgmt Inc, a New York-based fund reported 5 shares. Bokf Na holds 0.01% or 5,237 shares. 91,303 are owned by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Nordea Investment holds 0.03% in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) or 130,259 shares.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 25 sales for $23.80 million activity. 22,524 HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) shares with value of $1.88 million were sold by Paslick P. Martin. $20.45M worth of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) shares were sold by WATERMAN ROBERT A. Riley Wayne Joseph also sold $210,000 worth of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Friday, February 10. Shares for $30.00M were bought by FRIST PATRICIA C on Wednesday, May 3. Davis Jana Joustra also sold $1.14 million worth of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Friday, February 3. Another trade for 2,150 shares valued at $181,718 was made by Cuffe Michael S. on Monday, May 15. $489,394 worth of stock was sold by Morgan Sandra L. on Wednesday, May 17.

Glenn Greenberg increased its stake in Hca Holdings Inc (HCA) by 44.79% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brave Warrior Advisors Llc bought 1.12 million shares as the company’s stock declined 2.93% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Glenn Greenberg held 3.62M shares of the health care company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $267.79M, up from 2.50 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brave Warrior Advisors Llc who had been investing in Hca Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.69B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.13 on July 17, reaching $86.5. About shares traded. HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.62% the S&P500.

Brave Warrior Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.80B and $2.10B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cimpress N V by 1.81M shares to 31,697 shares, valued at $2.90 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 139,095 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.56 million shares, and cut its stake in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (NYSE:ST).

More important recent HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Farmers Trust Co Buys HCA Healthcare Inc, Baker Hughes Inc, Intel Corp, Sells …” on July 10, 2017, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “In Texas, CHS and HCA strike a deal”, Bizjournals.com published: “2 Nashville execs named to Modern Healthcare’s list of influential leaders” on June 21, 2017. More interesting news about HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) was released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Community Health to Divest Texas Hospital to HCA Healthcare” with publication date: July 12, 2017.

HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. HCA Holdings has $105 highest and $74 lowest target. $90.15’s average target is 4.22% above currents $86.5 stock price. HCA Holdings had 50 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) rating on Thursday, October 15. Oppenheimer has “Outperform” rating and $100 target. The stock of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse maintained HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Thursday, March 24 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Evercore. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Friday, January 29 with “Outperform” rating. Mizuho upgraded HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Monday, March 27 to “Buy” rating.

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