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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) inched 0.15% higher to $278.06 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.85% to 4,136.25 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.65% to 33,674.38.
The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak.
HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $15.96 below its 52-week high ($294.02), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) rose 1.95% to $3.66 and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) rose 1.30% to $69.35.
Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 141,472 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 5, 2023.
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May 05, 2023 16:59 ET (20:59 GMT)
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