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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.

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Business, Pages 30 on 05/03/2013

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