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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) advanced 1.43% to $279.40 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.94% to 4,198.05 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.34% to 33,535.91.
The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak.
HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $14.62 short of its 52-week high ($294.02), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) fell 1.39% to $3.56 and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) rose 1.29% to $73.17.
Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 18, 2023.
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