HCA Healthcare Inc. Stock Falls Tuesday, Underperforms Market
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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) slipped 2.57% to $256.09 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 2.00% to 3,997.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 2.06% to 33,129.59. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $22.93 short of its 52-week high ($279.02), which the company achieved on April 21st.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) fell 15.49% to $6.71 and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) fell 2.72% to $59.69. Trading volume (949,066) remained 237,502 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled February 21, 2023.
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February 21, 2023 16:59 ET (21:59 GMT)
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