For-profit hospital stock report: Week of July 23-27

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

Among the major for-profit hospital operators, Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health saw the greatest increase in share price, at 35 percent. LifePoint's stock price jumped the same week it announced a potential sale to private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

How the five operators stacked up as of July 27:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $3.12 per share (up 15.1 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $124.15 per share (up 15 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $64.65 per share (up 35 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $36.94 per share (up 5.2 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $124.98 per share (up 10.9 percent)




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