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HCA HEALTHCARE INC Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for HCA

Based on 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for HCA HEALTHCARE INC.
Min Forecast
$227.00+9.77%
Avg Forecast
$263.71+27.52%
Max Forecast
$298.00+44.1%

Should I buy or sell HCA stock?

Based on 21 analysts offering ratings for HCA HEALTHCARE INC.
Buy
Strong Buy
7 analysts 33.33%
Buy
10 analysts 47.62%
Hold
4 analysts 19.05%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

HCA stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Mizuho
Top 15%
86
Strong BuyMaintains$260.00+25.73%2022-05-03
UBS
Top 43%
58
Strong BuyMaintains$241.00+16.54%2022-04-26
Raymond James
Bottom 19%
19
BuyMaintains$245.00+18.47%2022-04-26
Truist Securities
Top 6%
95
Strong BuyMaintains$250.00+20.89%2022-04-25
Wells Fargo
Bottom 6%
6
HoldMaintains$227.00+9.77%2022-04-25
Credit Suisse
Top 45%
56
BuyMaintains$260.00+25.73%2022-04-25
SVB Leerink
Top 37%
64
BuyMaintains$273.00+32.01%2022-04-25
Citigroup
Top 47%
54
Strong BuyMaintains$254.00+22.82%2022-04-25
RBC Capital
Bottom 19%
19
BuyMaintains$267.00+29.11%2022-04-25
Anonymous
Wells Fargo
HoldInitiates Coverage On$267.00+29.11%2022-03-29

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Forecast return on equity

Is HCA forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
-301.44%
Industry
-125.71%
Market
32.81%
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Forecast return on assets

Is HCA forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
11.74%
Industry
8.41%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

HCA earnings per share forecast

What is HCA's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$17.15-20.64%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$19.19-11.2%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$20.83-3.61%
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HCA revenue forecast

What is HCA's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$60.9B+2%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$64.0B+7.22%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$67.1B+12.34%
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HCA earnings growth forecast

How is HCA forecast to perform vs Medical Care Facilities companies and vs the US market?
Company
-1.05%
Industry
4.99%
Market
15.78%
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HCA revenue growth forecast

How is HCA forecast to perform vs Medical Care Facilities companies and vs the US market?
Company
3.96%
Industry
8.34%
Market
9.2%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

HCA vs Medical Care Facility Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
HCA$206.80$263.71+27.52%Buy
FMS$29.33$35.00+19.33%Hold
DVA$94.56$146.80+55.25%Hold
UHS$119.08$146.42+22.96%Hold
AGL$18.75$36.33+93.78%Strong Buy

HCA HEALTHCARE Stock Forecast FAQ

Is HCA HEALTHCARE Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 21 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: HCA) stock is to Buy HCA stock.

Out of 21 analysts, 7 (33.33%) are recommending HCA as a Strong Buy, 10 (47.62%) are recommending HCA as a Buy, 4 (19.05%) are recommending HCA as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending HCA as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending HCA as a Strong Sell.

What is HCA's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HCA) HCA HEALTHCARE's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -1.05% is not forecast to beat the US Medical Care Facilities industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 4.99%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 15.78%.

HCA HEALTHCARE's earnings in 2022 is $6,806,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast HCA's earnings for 2022 to be $5,067,557,460, with the lowest HCA earnings forecast at $4,993,686,360, and the highest HCA earnings forecast at $5,197,570,596. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast HCA's earnings for 2023 to be $5,670,345,636, with the lowest HCA earnings forecast at $5,371,906,392, and the highest HCA earnings forecast at $6,146,075,520.

In 2024, HCA is forecast to generate $6,154,940,052 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $5,750,126,424 and the highest earnings forecast at $6,409,056,636.

What is HCA's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HCA) HCA HEALTHCARE's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 3.96% is not forecast to beat the US Medical Care Facilities industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.34%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.2%.

HCA HEALTHCARE's revenue in 2022 is $59,720,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast HCA's revenue for 2022 to be $17,998,654,511,059, with the lowest HCA revenue forecast at $17,864,691,339,600, and the highest HCA revenue forecast at $18,158,698,317,600. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast HCA's revenue for 2023 to be $18,920,186,732,574, with the lowest HCA revenue forecast at $18,782,170,401,600, and the highest HCA revenue forecast at $19,125,331,209,540.

In 2024, HCA is forecast to generate $19,823,082,752,981 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $19,661,827,460,400 and the highest revenue forecast at $19,984,200,940,800.

What is HCA's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: HCA) forecast ROA is 11.74%, which is higher than the forecast US Medical Care Facilities industry average of 8.41%.

What is HCA's Price Target?

According to 21 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year HCA price target, the average HCA price target is $263.71, with the highest HCA stock price forecast at $298.00 and the lowest HCA stock price forecast at $227.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that HCA HEALTHCARE's share price could reach $263.71 by May 3, 2023. The average HCA HEALTHCARE stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 27.52% from the current HCA share price of $206.80.

What is HCA's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HCA) HCA HEALTHCARE's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $21.61. On average, analysts forecast that HCA's EPS will be $17.15 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $16.90, and the highest EPS forecast at $17.59. On average, analysts forecast that HCA's EPS will be $19.19 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $18.18, and the highest EPS forecast at $20.80. In 2024, HCA's EPS is forecast to hit $20.83 (min: $19.46, max: $21.69).

What is HCA's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: HCA) forecast ROE is -301.44%, which is considered weak.
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