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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) slipped 0.04% to $275.46 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.19% to 4,158.77 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.24% to 33,420.77.
This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses.
HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $18.56 short of its 52-week high ($294.02), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) rose 5.25% to $3.61 and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) rose 1.03% to $72.24.
Trading volume (949,287) remained 348,185 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 17, 2023.
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