Brave Warrior Advisors LLC Boosted Holding in Hca Holdings INC (HCA) by $82.82 Million as Share Price Declined

July 18, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.67 in 2016Q3. It increased, 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. 1.76 million are held by Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas. Cognios Limited Com has 0.35% invested in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) for 15,609 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has invested 0.03% in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA). 17,711 were reported by Zacks Inv. Blackrock Inv Lc accumulated 875,768 shares. 55,504 were accumulated by Paloma Partners Mngmt. High Pointe Cap Management Limited Liability Corp holds 1.47% or 12,070 shares. Pinebridge Limited Partnership holds 114,140 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. 130,375 are owned by Kbc Gru Incorporated Nv. Rockefeller Svcs holds 6,674 shares. Cibc Asset holds 0.02% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) for 33,974 shares. Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.11% in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA). Glenmede Tru Na holds 0.09% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) for 224,392 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 424,912 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. First LP has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA).

Since February 1, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 25 insider sales for $23.80 million activity. Another trade for 66,055 shares valued at $5.42 million was sold by Perlin Jonathan B. Shares for $20.45 million were sold by WATERMAN ROBERT A on Wednesday, May 3. Morgan Sandra L. sold 8,974 shares worth $742,068. 2,150 shares valued at $180,815 were sold by Cuffe Michael S. on Wednesday, March 15. 13,784 shares were sold by Davis Jana Joustra, worth $1.14M on Friday, February 3. FRIST PATRICIA C also bought $30.00 million worth of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) on Wednesday, May 3. $8.38M worth of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) was sold by Hall Charles J.

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 $31.69 billion 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 $2.10 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (NYSE:ST) by 112,281 shares to 2.97 million shares, valued at $115.80M 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 2.56M shares, and cut its stake in Cimpress N V.

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 Zacks.com published article titled: “Community Health to Divest Texas Hospital to HCA Healthcare”, Bizjournals.com published: “In Texas, CHS and HCA strike a deal” on July 12, 2017. More interesting news about HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “2 Nashville execs named to Modern Healthcare’s list of influential leaders” with publication date: June 21, 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. As per Wednesday, December 16, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann given on Wednesday, October 28. The stock of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 17. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Leerink Swann to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Thursday, June 1. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 24. The rating was upgraded by Avondale on Tuesday, January 17 to “Mkt Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 4. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 29 report.

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