For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Oct. 22-26

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

King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services saw the greatest decrease in share price at 8.1 percent.

Here's how the five operators stacked up as of Oct. 26:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $3 per share (up 1.7 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $127.86 per share (down 4.4 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $64.75 per share (up 0.2 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $24.98 per share (down 4.4 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $115.61 per share (down 8.1 percent)


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