For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Nov. 26-30

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

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw the greatest increase in share price at 32.3 percent.

In addition, Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare hit a new 52-week high of $145.74 per share on Nov. 29, according to a report published by US Tribune News.

Here's how the operators stacked up as of Nov. 30:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $4.75 per share (up 32.3 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $143.99 per share (up 6.7 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $26.07 per share (up 16 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $137.99 per share (up 4.7 percent)

 

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