For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Sept. 4-7

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

Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems saw the greatest drop in share price, 14.9 percent.

Here's how the five operators stacked up as of Sept. 7:

  • Community Health Systems (Franklin, Tenn.): $3.30 per share (down 14.9 percent)
  • HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): $132.47 per share (down 1.2 percent)
  • LifePoint Health (Brentwood, Tenn.): $64.45 per share (up 0.1 percent)
  • Tenet Healthcare (Dallas): $30.83 per share (down 8.6 percent)
  • Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.): $126.92 per share (down 2.5 percent)


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