The parent company of Wesley Medical Center, HCA Holdings, Inc., reported higher revenue and income for the third quarter, the company announced in a news release Tuesday.
Preliminary net income for the third quarter ending Sept. 30 was about $360 million, generated from revenue of about $8.06 billion, the company said. That compares to net income of $61 million on about $7.26 billion in revenue for the third quarter of 2011. Last year’s figures included “pretax losses on retirement of debt of $406 million,” according to the release.
HCA reported that same facility admissions rose about 2.1 percent for the third quarter.
HCA also said it plans to pay stockholders a special cash dividend of $2.50 per share in the fourth quarter.