For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Aug. 8-12

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

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw the largest decrease in share price, with shares falling 12.1 percent.

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings was the only major for-profit hospital operator to see its share price rise last week.

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

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $11.00 per share (down 12.1 percent)
  • HCA Holdings (Nashville, Tenn.): $76.64 per share (up 1.1 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $57.94 per share (down 0.7 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $25.50 per share (down 7.2 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $126.37 per share (down 0.7 percent)


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