Investment analysts at FBR & Co. began coverage on shares of Health Management Associates (NYSE:HMA) in a note issued to investors on Friday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the stock.
Shares of Health Management Associates (NYSE:HMA) opened at 12.16 on Friday. Health Management Associates has a 52-week low of $7.25 and a 52-week high of $17.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.83 and its 200-day moving average is $13.31. The company has a market cap of $3.164 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.09.
HMA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Health Management Associates in a research note to investors on Friday. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Avondale Partners downgraded shares of Health Management Associates from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, September 27th. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. cut their EPS estimates on shares of Health Management Associates in a research note on Monday. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.90.
Health Management Associates, Inc by and through its subsidiaries operates general acute care hospitals and other health care facilities in non-urban communities.
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