For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Aug. 22-26

All five major for-profit hospital operators saw their stock prices fall last week.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare saw the largest decrease in share price, with shares falling 3.3 percent.

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings saw its share price fall 0.4 percent, the least of any of the major for-profit hospital operators.

Here is how the five operators' stock prices stacked up.

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $10.07 per share (down 1.7 percent)
  • HCA Holdings (Nashville, Tenn.): $74.24 per share (down 0.4 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $55.57 per share (down 0.9 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $23.22 per share (down 3.3 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $119.48 per share (down 1.5 percent)





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