HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 15, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2021. Shareholders who purchased HCA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $257.69, the dividend yield is .75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HCA was $257.69, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $261.80 and a 125.29% increase over the 52 week low of $114.38.
HCA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC). HCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $14.58. Zacks Investment Research reports HCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 44.53%, compared to an industry average of 35%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HCA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HCA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (HCA)
- Pacer Funds (HCA)
- SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF (HCA)
- LeaderShares Activist Leaders ETF (HCA)
- LeaderShares Dynamic Yield ETF (HCA).
The top-performing ETF of this group is COWZ with an increase of 4.79% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent weighting of HCA at 5.59%.
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