Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc., a leading healthcare services provider, experienced a slight decline of 0.22% to $255.71 on Monday. However, this dip occurred within an overall positive trading session for the stock market as a whole. The S&P 500 Index rose by 0.07% to 4,453.53, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 0.02% to 34,624.30.
This marked the second consecutive day of losses for HCA Healthcare Inc. The stock closed $49.15 short of its 52-week high of $304.86, which it achieved on June 30th. In comparison to its competitors, HCA underperformed as Community Health Systems Inc. remained unchanged and Tenet Healthcare Corp. saw a rise of 0.34% to $70.02.
The trading volume for HCA Healthcare Inc. on Monday reached 1.4 million, surpassing its 50-day average volume of 1.3 million. This indicates that there was a higher level of activity surrounding the stock on that particular day.
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