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May 20, 2022, 4:57 p.m. EDT

HCA Healthcare Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market

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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYS:HCA) inched 0.81% higher to $204.78 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.01% to 3,901.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.03% to 31,261.90. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $74.24 below its 52-week high ($279.02), which the company achieved on April 21st.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B (NYS:UHS) rose 1.72% to $120.93, Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYS:THC) rose 1.03% to $64.49, and Community Health Systems Inc. (NYS:CYH) rose 0.52% to $5.80. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 545,924 below its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.

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