HCA Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  250.62
 Dividend  2.23
 Earnings  22.38
 Cash-flow  28.81
 Book value  -3.00
 Equity  0.00

HCA Holdings is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. HCA Holdings is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

HCA Holdings paid a total dividend of 694 million USD last year, for a market value of 77,943 millions (Market Cap 61,257 millions). Dividend per share of HCA Holdings is 2.23 USD, and his stock market price 250.62 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, HCA Holdings has a dividend yield of 0.89%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare HCA Holdings dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of HCA Holdings

HCA Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of HCA Holdings to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.23 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.89%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). HCA Holdings payout on ernings is currently 9.96%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 38.25% and 29.07% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that HCA Holdingscan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of HCA Holdings is USD 28.81 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.23, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of HCA Holdings, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

HCA Holdings payout

HCA Holdings Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

HCA Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth HCA Holdings showed a return of 0.10% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.32% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

HCA Holdings stock and market return