For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Jan. 4-8

All five of the 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 15 percent last week.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America saw its share price drop 0.9 percent last week, the least of any of the major for-profit hospital operators.

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

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $23.21 per share (down 12.5 percent)
  • Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.): $67.00 per share (down 0.9 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $70.45 per share (down 4 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $25.75 per share (down 15 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $112.52 per share (down 5.8 percent)

 

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