Earnings report

Posted: May 3, 2013 at 3:18 a.m.

Companies reporting quarterly earnings Thursday included: HCA Holdings Inc., the largest for-profit U.S. hospital chain, a profit of $344 million, or 74 cents a share, down from $540 million, or $1.18 a share, a year ago. Revenue rose 0.4 percent to $8.4 billion. Shares rose 98 cents to close at $40.47.

This story is only available from our archives.

Business, Pages 30 on 05/03/2013


« Previous Story

Business news in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We think hiring will be more subdued in the second quarter as the economy weathers a consumer spending slowdown and sequestration job cuts.” Julia Coronad... Read »

Next Story »

Jobless-claims drop rouses stocks

Stocks rose Thursday after unemployment claims fell to a five-year low. On Wednesday it was just the opposite: The market slumped after companies added just 119,000 jobs in... Read »