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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA) rose 1.10% to $282.47 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.14% to 4,191.98 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.33% to 33,426.63.
This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains.
HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $11.55 short of its 52-week high ($294.02), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) fell 2.53% to $3.47 and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) fell 0.40% to $72.88.
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 19, 2023.
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