For-profit hospital stock report: Week of March 28-April 1

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

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw the largest increase in share price, with shares rising 8.9 percent last week.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare saw its share price rise 3.5 percent last week, the least of any of the major for-profit hospital operators.

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

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $18.67 per share (up 8.9 percent)
  • Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.): $79.20 per share (up 3.7 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $69.16 per share (up 5.3 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $28.89 per share (up 3.5 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $117.91 per share (up 6.3 percent)


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