For-profit hospital stock report: Week of March 13-17

All five 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 7.7 percent.

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw its share price fall 0.5 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.): $9.34 per share (down 0.5 percent)
  • HCA Holdings (Nashville, Tenn.): $84.59 per share (down 1.4 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $62.10 per share (down 2.2 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $17.95 per share (down 7.7 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $120.08 per share (down 1.5 percent)


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