returned an average of 4.83% over the next 5 trading days. The stock has returned -23.82% over the last year. 7. Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (LPNT): Hospitals Industry. At time of writing (3:10pm ET), the stock is down 5.71% since yesterday
the lowest patient observation rate when compared to peers, including HCA HCA, Tenet, Health Management Associates, and LifePoint . Tenet suggests the outlying low observation rate increases the probability of unnecessary patient admissions, which ultimately
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LifePoint Hospitals LPNT reports second-quarter results in the next few weeks; barring any surprises, we're ..... but we believe the final version of health reform will be a net negative for hospital operators such as LifePoint .
LifePoint Hospitals LPNT reports first-quarter results in the next few weeks ..... by slower revenue growth and higher bad-debt expense will eat away at LifePoint 's profits in 2009, and we predict operating margin deterioration of
Within the next few weeks, LifePoint Hospitals LPNT will report third ..... the company's updated results. LifePoint 's adjusted admission growth has ..... Like most hospital operators, LifePoint depends on small incremental increases
LifePoint Hospitals LPNT reported first-quarter ..... marks the second straight quarter that LifePoint has reported admissions growth below ..... quarter. While this is a good sign for LifePoint , we would like to see a consistent trend
LifePoint Hospitals LPNT reported fourth-quarter results ..... which were down 3% from the year-ago quarter. LifePoint attributed declining volume to weakness at several ..... the third quarter of 2007--a good sign for LifePoint .
We will be transferring coverage of LifePoint Hospitals LPNT to a new analyst and will publish a new analysis as soon as possible.
admissions, lifting both the charity care and bad debt provisions as a percentage of gross revenue. Rural hospital operator LifePoint LPNT also reported rapid second-quarter uninsured admission growth, but Universal serves larger markets so we believe that