Today’s Hot Stock Under Review: DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA)

On Monday, Shares of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) gained 0.85% to $56.99. The stock grabbed the investor’s attention and traded 1,570,208 shares as compared to its average daily volume of 1.68M shares. The stock’s institutional ownership stands at 89.90%.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (DVA) stated a fourth-quarter loss of $149.80M, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Denver-based company said it had a loss of 90 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 90 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 89 cents per share.

The kidney dialysis provider posted revenue of $2.820B in the period, which missed Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.990B.

For the year, the company stated profit of $159.40M, or 92 cents per share. Revenue was stated as $11.40B.

DVA has a market value of $9.46B while its EPS was booked as $3.56 in the last 12 months. The stock has 165.93M shares outstanding. In the profitability analysis, the company has gross profit margin of 28.10% while net profit margin was 1.40%. Beta value of the company was 1.28; beta is used to measure riskiness of the security. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.00.



Anna Abbott

Anna Abbott

I am Anna Abbott and I give “Digital Wall” an insight into the most recent news hitting the “Healthcare” sector in Wall Street. I have been an independent financial adviser for over 11 years in the city and in recent years turned my experience in finance and passion for journalism into a full time role. I perform analysis of Companies and publicize valuable information for shareholder community. Address: 661 Station Street, Fremont, CA 94536, USA Phone: (+1) 510-936-8074 Email: anna.abbott@yourdigitalwall.com

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