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HCA Healthcare Inc. stock rises Tuesday, still underperforms market

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Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYS:HCA) inched 0.34% higher to $250.33 Tuesday, 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 0.92% to 4,713.07 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.51% to 36,252.02. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $19.42 short of its 52-week high ($269.75), which the company reached on January 5th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B (NYS:UHS) fell 1.54% to $130.82, Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYS:THC) rose 4.02% to $77.55, and Community Health Systems Inc. (NYS:CYH) rose 0.24% to $12.66. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.

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