Zacks Rating on LifePoint Health (LPNT)

LifePoint Health (LPNT) : 15 analysts are covering LifePoint Health (LPNT) and their average rating on the stock is 2.73, which is read as a Hold. 2 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. LifePoint Health (LPNT) also receives 2 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 1 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. A total of 10 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

LifePoint Health (LPNT) : The highest short term price target forecast on LifePoint Health (LPNT) is $88 and the lowest target price is $55. A total of 12 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $67.42 with a standard deviation of $9.29.


LifePoint Health, Inc. has lost 1.47% in the last five trading days and dropped 14.38% in the last 4 weeks. LifePoint Health, Inc. has dropped 15.64% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -23.27%. LifePoint Health (NASDAQ:LPNT): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $56.51 with an intraday high of $57.35. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $56.29. However, the stock managed to close at $56.32, a loss of 0.30% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $56.49. The total traded volume of the day was 254,200 shares.

LifePoint Health, Inc., formerly LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. provides healthcare services. Through its subsidiaries, the Company operates general acute care hospitals primarily in non-urban communities in the United States. Its hospitals provide a range of medical and surgical services in hospitals in non-urban markets. The Companys services include general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, rehabilitation services and pediatric services. In some of its hospitals, the Company offers services, such as open-heart surgery, skilled nursing, psychiatric care and neuro-surgery. LifePoint provides outpatient services, such as same-day surgery, laboratory, x-ray, respiratory therapy, imaging, sports medicine and lithotripsy. The Company operates approximately 67 hospital campuses in 21 states, having a total of approximately 8,254 licensed beds.

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