EPS for HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA) Expected At $2.15; Duquesne Family Office Has Lowered Its Workday (WDAY) Position

June 24, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Duquesne Family Office Llc decreased Workday Inc (WDAY) stake by 31.63% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Duquesne Family Office Llc sold 263,300 shares as Workday Inc (WDAY)’s stock rose 2.34%. The Duquesne Family Office Llc holds 569,200 shares with $72.35M value, down from 832,500 last quarter. Workday Inc now has $26.68 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.39% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $124.01. About 1.76M shares traded or 1.34% up from the average. Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) has risen 30.14% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.57% the S&P500. Some Historical WDAY News: 22/04/2018 – DJ Workday Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WDAY); 11/04/2018 – WORKDAY INC – ANNOUNCED IT IS EXPANDING ITS OPERATIONS INTO ITALY; 23/04/2018 – Michigan.gov: P.J. Hoffmaster State Park – Volunteer Stewardship Workday; 08/03/2018 – WORKDAY INC WDAY.O : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $112 FROM $95; 16/04/2018 – Michigan.gov: Saugatuck Dunes State Park – Volunteer Stewardship Workday; 16/03/2018 – Workday Ranks #3 as a Best Place to Work in Germany; 12/03/2018 – Michigan.gov: Highland Recreation Area – Volunteer Stewardship Workday; 03/05/2018 – HR Path announces the acquisition of Ataraxis, which will accelerate the international growth of its Workday practice

Analysts expect HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) to report $2.15 EPS on July, 24.They anticipate $0.40 EPS change or 22.86% from last quarter’s $1.75 EPS. HCA’s profit would be $750.99 million giving it 12.41 P/E if the $2.15 EPS is correct. After having $2.33 EPS previously, HCA Healthcare, Inc.’s analysts see -7.73% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $106.74. About 3.41M shares traded or 78.26% up from the average. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 24.76% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.19% the S&P500. Some Historical HCA News: 21/03/2018 – Brian Cook Named President of HCA’s Far West Division; 14/03/2018 – Fitch Assigns ‘BB+’/’RR1’ Ratings to HCA Inc.’s Term Loans; 01/05/2018 – HCA REAFFIRMS FORECAST FOR 2018; 07/05/2018 – HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division Smashes Fundraising Goal for March of Dimes Walk for Babies; 10/04/2018 – HCA Healthcare at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference May 9; 20/03/2018 – Ravi Chari Appointed President of HCA’s West Florida Division; 13/03/2018 – HCA HEALTHCARE – ENTERED INTO ADDITIONAL JOINDER AGREEMENT WITH NEW APPROXIMATELY $1.166 BLN SENIOR SECURED TERM B-11 LOAN CREDIT FACILITY; 01/05/2018 – HCA Healthcare Sees 2018 Rev $45B-$46B; 24/04/2018 – HCA Healthcare Bond Trading 2x Average; Clients Net Buyers; 09/04/2018 – Moody’s Cites HCA’s Continued Track Record of Stable Operating Performance and Strong Cash Flow

More notable recent Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Workday acquires Adaptive Insights for $1.55B before IPO” on June 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Workday: Lacks Excitement Now, But Upside Possible Long Term” published on June 03, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Workday (WDAY) CEO Aneel Bhusri on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on June 01, 2018. More interesting news about Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “IPOs This Week: 6/18/18” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Billion Dollar Unicorns: Cornerstone OnDemand Faces Intense Competition” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

Among 51 analysts covering Workday (NYSE:WDAY), 21 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Workday had 207 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold”. Canaccord Genuity maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Wednesday, February 28 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) rating on Friday, June 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $9200 target. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Thursday, August 25. Barclays Capital maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Thursday, August 27 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, June 2. The stock of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) has “Positive” rating given on Monday, August 24 by OTR Global. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel given on Wednesday, November 25. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 27 by JMP Securities. Canaccord Genuity maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) rating on Monday, October 3. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $110 target.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 36 selling transactions for $261.23 million activity. Fernandez Gomez Luciano sold $1.45 million worth of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Monday, June 4. Another trade for 2,063 shares valued at $229,165 was made by Shaughnessy James P on Tuesday, January 16. $2.53M worth of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) shares were sold by MCNAMARA MICHAEL M. DUFFIELD DAVID A had sold 458,496 shares worth $50.02M on Monday, January 8. BHUSRI ANEEL sold $9.65 million worth of stock. Sisco Robynne had sold 5,061 shares worth $559,390. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider Stankey Michael A. sold $840,109.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.37, from 1.62 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold WDAY shares while 109 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 146.97 million shares or 0.81% more from 145.79 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cambridge Invest Advsr invested 0.01% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Harding Loevner Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) for 140 shares. Pittenger And Anderson reported 25,927 shares. United Advisers holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) for 10,943 shares. Kemnay Advisory Service holds 0.88% of its portfolio in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) for 16,027 shares. Pennsylvania-based Waldron Limited Partnership has invested 0.12% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Moreover, Veritable LP has 0% invested in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Echo Street Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 73,021 shares or 0.27% of the stock. Leonetti Assoc Limited Liability Company, a Illinois-based fund reported 66,285 shares. 17,810 were reported by Amalgamated Bancshares. Nuwave Invest Ltd Liability Company reported 555 shares. British Columbia Invest invested in 0.07% or 73,397 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Com reported 7,822 shares. Moreover, Prtn Llc has 0.46% invested in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) for 106,757 shares.

Analysts await Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) to report earnings on August, 29. They expect $-0.34 earnings per share, up 2.86% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.35 per share. After $-0.19 actual earnings per share reported by Workday, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 78.95% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Health:Further lands partnership with HCA” on June 14, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “HCA eyes purchase of Houston hospital” published on June 04, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Report: HCA makes final bid to buy Envision” on June 06, 2018. More interesting news about HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Envision Healthcare sold for $9.9 billion” published on June 11, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “HCA Gulf Coast reportedly could buy another northwest Houston hospital” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

HCA Healthcare, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States and England. The company has market cap of $37.28 billion. The firm operates general, acute care hospitals that offer medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic, and emergency services; and outpatient services, such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology, and physical therapy services. It has a 14.53 P/E ratio. It also operates psychiatric hospitals, which provide therapeutic programs comprising child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care, and adolescent and adult alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling.

Among 30 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HCA Holdings had 102 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, April 5. SunTrust maintained HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, March 22, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 3. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, October 8. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 30 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Bank of America. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Thursday, June 16 with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, December 16. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

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