HCA Holdings Dividend yield

 Price  277.30
 Dividend  2.41
 Earnings  20.54
 Cash-flow  30.81
 Book value  -10.05
 Equity  0.00

HCA Holdings is part of Health Care Equip. 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 stock dividend

HCA Holdings paid a total dividend of 663 million USD last year, for a market value of 76,258 millions (Market Cap 56,620 millions). HCA Holdings dividend per share is 2.41 USD, and his stock market price 277.30 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, HCA Holdings has a dividend yield of 0.87%, 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 stocks dividend with other Health Care Equip. and Services companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of HCA Holdings

HCA Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of HCA Holdings to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.41 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.87%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). HCA Holdings payout on ernings is currently 11.73%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% 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 30.81 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.41, 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 Equip. and Services sector companies.

HCA Holdings payout

HCA Holdings Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of HCA Holdings's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of HCA Holdings dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Health Care Equip. and Services stocks.

HCA Holdings stock dividend history

HCA Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth HCA Holdings showed a return of 1.60% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 40.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equip. and Services firms.

HCA Holdings stock and market return