SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2018
HCA HEALTHCARE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
One Park Plaza, Nashville,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 344-9551
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 30, 2018, HCA Healthcare, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing, among other matters, its results of operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018, the text of which is set forth as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On October 30, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing, among other matters, its results of operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018, the text of which is set forth as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 30, 2018, the Company announced that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per share of the Companys common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2018 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 3, 2018.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release, dated October 30, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|HCA HEALTHCARE, INC.|
/s/ William B. Rutherford
William B. Rutherford
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: October 30, 2018