For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Nov. 16-20

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

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare was the only hospital operator to see its share price decrease last week, with its shares down 2.27 percent.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America saw the largest increase in share price, with its shares rising 3.33 percent to $67.30 last week.

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

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $27.24 per share (up 0.44 percent).
  • Hospital Corporation of America (Nashville, Tenn.): $67.30 per share (up 3.33 percent).
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $69.87 per share (up 0.52 percent).
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Dallas): $30.99 per share (down 2.27 percent).
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $122.50 per share (up 2.29 percent).


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