Cisco, HCA Healthcare And This Tech Giant Boosting US Small Business Sales: CNBC's 'Final Trades'

On CNBC’s "Halftime Report Final Trades," Stephanie Link of Hightower said HCA Healthcare, Inc. HCA has strong fundamentals, adding that she loves the acquisition [of urgent care centers from FastMed] they did last week. The acquisition is going to give them higher growth going forward.

HCA recently agreed to acquire 41 urgent care centers from FastMed. The facilities, located in Texas, are likely to boost HCA’s urgent care operations.

Benzinga's analyst ratings data shows a consensus Outperform rating on HCA.

Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners said Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO reported upbeat fiscal third-quarter results. The stock has really been lackluster all year, Lebenthal noted. "I think that’s the opportunity at this valuation to get into it," he added.

Cisco Systems recently reported better-than-expected earnings and sales results for its third quarter. The company also said it sees fiscal fourth-quarter revenue to be between $1.05 and $1.07 per share and revenue growth of 14% to 16%.

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Joshua Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management named, Inc. AMZN as his final trade.

Amazon has buoyed the product sales of small and medium-sized businesses across the U.S., creating ample job opportunities, the tech giant said in its U.S. Small Business Empowerment Report.

Price Action: Amazon shares slipped 0.1% to settle at $114.99, while Cisco shares rose 0.2% to close at $48.91 on Tuesday. HCA Healthcare shares dropped 3.4% to close at $267.76 during the session.

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