Business: HCA Holdings, Inc (HCA), incorporated in October 2010, is a non-governmental hospital operator in the United States and an integrated provider of health care and related services. The Company has three business segments: Western Group, Central Group and Eastern Group.
Value: Value is a measure of a stock's current worth. HCA has a current Value of $57.31 per share. Therefore, it is undervalued compared to its Price of $38.07 per share. Value is computed from forecasted earnings per share, forecasted earnings growth, profitability, interest, and inflation rates. Value increases when earnings, earnings growth rate and profitability increase, and when interest and inflation rates decrease. VectorVest advocates the purchase of undervalued stocks. At some point in time, a stock's Price and Value always will converge.