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HCA HCA Healthcare PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for HCA Healthcare stock stands at 16.64 as of Jun 20, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $20.33 and the stock price of $338.37 per share. An increase of 16% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 14.3 of the last 4 quarters.

HCA PE ratio history

How has HCA's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of HCA Healthcare has been 13.1. The current 16.64 PE ratio is 27% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, HCA's PE ratio was at its highest in the Jun 2015 quarter at 17.96, with a price of $90.72 and an EPS of $5.05. The Jun 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 7.95, with a price of $168.06 and an EPS of $21.14.


HCA Healthcare PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 45.98% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -25.3% in 2016

Year PE ratio Change
2023 14.06 13.85%
2022 12.35 3.43%
2021 11.94 -19.43%
2020 14.82 2.99%
2019 14.39 26.01%
2018 11.42 -20.42%
2017 14.35 45.98%
2016 9.83 -25.3%
2015 13.16 -22.91%
2014 17.07 25.24%

HCA average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of HCA for the past years

Currently, HCA's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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HCA PE vs peers

What is HCA's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer stocks THC and UHS, HCA's PE ratio stands higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
THC Tenet Healthcare Corp 5.12 $13.11B
UHS Universal Health Services Inc 15.85 $12.66B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc 16.67 $88.77B
CYH Community Health Systems Inc N/A $434.96M

Frequently asked questions

What is HCA Healthcare's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for HCA stock as of Jun 20, 2024, stands at 16.64.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for HCA Healthcare (HCA)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for HCA stock is 12.54.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for HCA Healthcare (HCA)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for HCA stock is 12.52.

What is the highest PE ratio for HCA?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 17.96 and it was in the Jun 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for HCA compare to its historical average?

HCA's current price to earnings ratio is 27% above its 10-year historical average.

How is HCA's PE ratio calculated (HCA Healthcare PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), HCA Healthcare's stock price is $338.37. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $20.33. Therefore, HCA Healthcare's P/E ratio for today is 16.64. PE RATIO(16.64) = STOCK PRICE($338.37) / TTM EPS($20.33)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.