For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Sept. 24-28

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

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare saw the greatest increase in share price, 4.3 percent.

Here's how the five operators stacked up as of Sept. 28:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $3.46 per share (up 1.5 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $139.12 per share (up 4.3 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $64.40 per share (down 0.2 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $28.46 per share (up 1.3 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $127.84 per share (up 0.9 percent)

 

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