For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Aug. 13-17

Four of the five major for-profit hospital operators saw their stock prices rise last week.

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw the greatest increase in share price, 10.4 percent.

Here's how the five operators stacked up as of Aug. 17:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $3.41 per share (up 10.4 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $131.57 per share (up 2.7 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $64.45 per share (down 0.2 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $33.99 per share (up 5.3 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $127.80 per share (up 2.7 percent)


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