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HCA Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:HCA) added to Morgan Stanley Healthcare Provider Index (Equal-weighted) (AMEX)

HCA Holdings, Inc. will be added to the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Provider Index (Equal-weighted).

HCA Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:HCA) dropped from Morgan Stanley Healthcare Provider Index (Equal-weighted) (AMEX)

HCA Holdings, Inc. will be removed from the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Provider Index (Equal-weighted).

HCA Holdings, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

HCA announced the appointment of Hugh Tappan as President of HCA's South Atlantic Division effective January 1, 2015. Tappan replaces Jamie Thomas who recently announced his retirement. As South Atlantic Division President, Tappan will have responsibility for 12 hospitals in three states, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of HCA's Wesley Medical Center. He subsequently served as the CEO of Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital for five years and as COO of Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver, Colorado for two years before taking the helm at Wesley Medical Center in 2006.

HCA Holdings, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

HCA Holdings, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $9,220 million compared to $8,456 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $929 million compared to $701 million a year ago. Net income was $611 million compared to $467 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $518 million compared to $365 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.16 compared to $0.79 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,828 million compared to $1,603 million a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities totaled $1.128 billion, up approximately 25% from the prior year. Free cash flow was $431 million in the quarter. For the nine months, the company reported revenue of $27,282 million compared to $25,346 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $2,513 million compared to $2,146 million a year ago. Net income was $1,697 million compared to $1,442 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1,348 million compared to $1,132 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.98 compared to $2.44 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $5,472 million compared to $4,860 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $2,821 million compared to $2,454 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $1,482 million compared to $1,347 million a year ago. Without giving the effect to the October bond offering and related redemption, total debt at the end of the quarter was $28.47 billion.

HCA Mulls Acquisitions

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) is seeking acquisitions. Milton Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of HCA, said, “We certainly look for acquisition opportunities.”

 

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