For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Dec. 7-11

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

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. saw the largest decrease in share price, with its shares down 9.76 percent to $29.88.

King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services, on the other hand, saw their stock prices rise.

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

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $27.25 per share (down 1.73 percent).
  • Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.): $66.30 per share (down 1.34 percent).
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $69.57 per share (down 1.92 percent).
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Dallas): $29.88 per share (down 9.76 percent).
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $119.49 per share (up 0.03 percent).


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