For-Profit Hospital Stock Report: Week of Nov. 12-16, 2012

For-profit hospital operators were stuck in a post-election hangover last week, as six of the seven major publicly traded companies lost share value.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare was the only one to report stock gains, and only a modest gain at that — less than 1 percent.

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Here are the five-day stock prices and percentage changes for the week of Nov. 12 through Nov. 16, 2012.

•    Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $28.58 per share (down 0.14 percent)

•    Health Management Associates (Naples, Fla.): $7.75 per share (down 3.79 percent)

•    Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.): $30.50 per share (down 6.71 percent)

•    LifePoint Hospitals (Brentwood, Tenn.): $35.34 per share (down 3.71 percent)

•    Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $26.39 per share (up 0.88 percent)

•    Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $41.62 per share (down 3.96 percent)

•    Vanguard Health Systems (Nashville, Tenn.): $10.54 per share (down 7.21 percent)

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