For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Dec. 26-30

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

Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health saw the largest decrease in share price, with shares falling 3.7 percent.

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings saw its share price fall 0.7 percent, the least of any of the major for-profit hospital operators.

Here is how the five operators stacked up.

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $5.58 per share (down 3.5 percent)
  • HCA Holdings (Nashville, Tenn.): $74.02 per share (down 0.7 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $56.80 per share (down 3.7 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $14.84 per share (down 2.6 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $106.38 per share (down 1.4 percent)

 

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