For-profit hospital stock report: Week of June 18-22

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

Among the major for-profit hospital operators, Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health saw the greatest decrease in share price at 4.5 percent.

How the five operators stacked up as of June 22:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $4.27 per share (down 3.2 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $106.72 per share (up 0.2 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $51.80 per share (down 4.5 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $36.61 per share (up 0.8 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $115.01 per share (down 0.4 percent)


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