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Zacks Investment Research upgraded LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) to Hold in a report released today.

Zacks Investment Research has upgraded LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) to Hold in a report released on 10/5/2016.

Just yesterday LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) traded -0.64% lower at $59.17. LifePoint Health Inc’s 50-day moving average is $57.69 and its 200-day moving average is $63.98. The last stock price is down -8.24% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same time period. 416,974 shares of LPNT traded hands, down from an average trading volume of 496,475

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LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT)

LifePoint Health Inc has 52 week low of $54.82 and a 52 week high of $76.39 with a PE ratio of 19.55 and has a market capitalization of $0.

In addition to Zacks Investment Research reporting its stock price target, a total of 19 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the company. The average stock price target is $77.24 with 3 brokerages rating the stock a strong buy, 5 brokerages rating the stock a buy, 13 brokerages rating the stock a hold, 1 brokerage rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokerages rating the stock a sell.

Brief Synopsis On LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT)

LifePoint Health, Inc., formerly LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers and post-acute facilities. The Company operates through healthcare services segment. The Company operates over 70 hospital campuses in over 20 states, having a total of over 8,240 licensed beds. It offers patient services at its facilities. It hospitals provide a range of medical and surgical services in hospitals in non-urban markets. Its services include general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, rehabilitation services and pediatric services, and in some of its hospitals, the Company offers specialized services, such as open-heart surgery, psychiatric care and neuro-surgery. It provides outpatient services, such as same-day surgery, laboratory, x-ray, respiratory therapy, imaging, sports medicine and lithotripsy.

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