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  • 12/16/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced it has accelerated the vesting of all unvested options awarded to employees and officers under the Company's 2000 Equity Incentive Plan which had exercise prices greater than the closing price at December 14, 2004 of $40.89 per share. Options to purchase approximately 19.1 million shares became exercisable immediately as a result of the vesting acceleration. Of these 19.1 million options, 12.4 million weremore...
  • 12/1/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced a series of organizational changes and transactions completed in the first year of its new outpatient strategy. Since launching the new strategy with the appointment of Marilyn B. Tavenner as President of the Outpatient Services Group in January 2004, HCA has continued to build an infrastructure in order to operate its existing outpatient services more efficiently and to develop new opportunities in themore...
  • 11/18/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable March 1, 2005, to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2005. All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this document refer to HCA Inc. and its affiliates. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regardingmore...
  • 11/17/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the final results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of the company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. Based on the final count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, approximately 62,025,889 shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price at or below $39.75more...
  • 11/12/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of the company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. Based on the preliminary count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, approximately 62,568,220 shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price at ormore...
  • 11/11/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that it is extending for one day the expiration date of its previously announced tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of its common stock to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. The tender period is being extended for one day at the request of the New York Stock Exchange to accommodate the double day settlement created by the Veterans' Day holiday. As a result of the extensionmore...
  • 10/14/04 7:08 am CDT
    In conjunction with HCA's Third Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Oct. 22 at 9:00 a.m. CDT/10:00 a.m. EDT with Senior Management of HCA (NYSE: HCA).  What: HCA Third Quarter Earnings Release When: Oct. 22, 2004 9:00 a.m. CDT/10:00 a.m. EDT Contact: Mark Kimbrough, Vice President, Investor Relations, 615-344-2688 If you are unable to participate during themore...
  • 10/13/04 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the initiation of a modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of its outstanding common stock at a price not greater than $41.00 nor less than $35.00 per share net to the seller in cash, without interest. The tender offer is expected to commence on October 13, 2004 and to expire, unless extended, at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, onmore...
  • 10/13/04 7:08 am CDT

                Announces $2.5 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization

               Provides Earnings Guidance for 2005

    HCA (NYSE: HCA) expects its earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004 to range from approximately $222 million to $232 million, or $0.46 to $0.48 per diluted share. The quarterly results include an estimated adverse financial impact from hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne of approximately $40 million or $0.05 per diluted share. Third quarter results also include an asset impairment charge of approximately $12 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, associated with themore...
  • 9/23/04 7:08 am CDT
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable December 1, 2004, to shareholders of record as of November 1, 2004. All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this document refer to HCA Inc. and its affiliates. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press releasemore...