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HCA Healthcare (HCA) has 1 split in our HCA split history database. The split for HCA took place on October 16, 1996. This was a 3 for 2 split, meaning for each 2 shares of HCA owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 3 shares. For example, a 1000 share position pre-split, became a 1500 share position following the split.
When a company such as HCA Healthcare splits its shares, the market capitalization before and after the split takes place remains stable, meaning the shareholder now owns more shares but each are valued at a lower price per share. Often, however, a lower priced stock on a per-share basis can attract a wider range of buyers. If that increased demand causes the share price to appreciate, then the total market capitalization rises post-split. This does not always happen, however, often depending on the underlying fundamentals of the business.
Looking at the HCA split history from start to finish, an original position size of 1000 shares would have turned into 1500 today. Below, we examine the compound annual growth rate — CAGR for short — of an investment into HCA Healthcare shares, starting with a $10,000 purchase of HCA, presented on a split-history-adjusted basis factoring in the complete HCA split history.
Growth of $10,000.00
With Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||28.82%|
Growth of $10,000.00
Without Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||26.12%|
|About HCA Healthcare|
|HCA Healthcare is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, Co. owns and operates hospitals and related health care entities. Most of Co.'s general, acute care hospitals provide medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic services and emergency services. The general, acute care hospitals also provide outpatient services such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology and physical therapy. Co.'s psychiatric hospitals provide therapeutic programs including child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care, adolescent and adult alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling. According to our HCA split history records, HCA Healthcare has had 1 split.|
|HCA Split History Table|
|10/16/1996||3 for 2|
|Healthcare Stock Splits|
|HCA is categorized under the Healthcare sector; below are some other companies in the same sector that also have a history of stock splits:
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