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2 Hot Stocks to Watch: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

The shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) started off the last trading session with the price of $190.05 while closing the day with the price of $187.46. The shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Fell -1.01% with the Loss of -2.59 points.

The shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) traded with the day volume of 1.77 Million shares whereas its average trading volume is 2.7 Million.

While analyzing the past performance of the stock we can see that the shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Loss -2.09% in the last week while rising 3.73% in the last month. Past quarter performance shows the red light with -0.32%. The semi-annual and annual performance shows 19.13% and 18.53% respectively.

Some critical values of the shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) to be discussed here are: the beta which shows the value at 0.96 while Average True Range of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) demonstrate the value at 4.32. The weekly and monthly volatility of the shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) are indicated at 2.00% and 2.09%. Also to discuss here is the Relative Strength Index or RSI which is depicted at 48.08.

While studying the financial position of the shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), we can see that the Market capitalization of the company is at 82.1 Billion. The shares outstanding for the company is 437.97 Million and the shares float stands at 436.66 Million. The income of the company stand at 2.89 Billion while the sales stand at 135.96 Billion.

Here are some critical ratios for a financial perspective: Earnings Per Share or EPS of the company stand at 6.54, Price to Earnings or P/E is at 28.65, Price to Sales P/S show the value of 0.6, the Return on Asset ROA stood at 0.073 and the Return on Equity ROE depicted at 0.242 while Return on Investment ROI is at 0.16.


HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) started its previous trading session at $103.99 and closed at $102.58 showing a Fell of -0.95 Percent.

The Company traded with an average Volume of 2.24 Million whereas, its Day Volume stood at 1.76 Million.

Looking at the performance of the stock, HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) Gain 1.57% in the last week in its shares price and 4.84% in the last month. Quarterly performance shows a green of 20.91 Percent while Semi-Annual and Annual performances shows a 30.93 and 20.7 percent respectively.

Beta for HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) stands at 0.46 while the ATR (average true range) is at 2.21. The Stock’s Weekly and Monthly Volatility is 1.61% and 1.99% respectively showing a RSI value of 62.9.

While studying the financial position of the shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), we can see that the Market capitalization of the company is at 35.78 Billion. The shares outstanding for the company is 348.77 Million and the shares float stands at 281.46 Million.

The Company generated an income of 2.52 Billion and the sales of 43.61 Billion in the Trailing Twelve Months period.

While analyzing the stock from technical aspects, Diluted Earnings per share stands at $6.77 a share. P/E (price to earnings) and P/S (price to sales) values are 15.16 and 0.82 respectively.

The Return on Assets stands at 0.063, ROE shows a value of -0.324 and ROI for HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) is 0.178 as of Trailing Twelve Months period.

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Eldred Matthew

Eldred Matthew covers Healthcare Sector Company recent Press Releases news updates. He has three year of experience in content writing as freelance writer. He performs analysis of Healthcare Companies and provides worthy information for investor community. He is an experienced writer with a precise grasp of the English language and a clear, compelling writing style.

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