NASDAQ:LPNT - LifePoint Health Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$54.30 -0.50 (-0.91 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 01:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.30
Today's Range$54.25 - $54.95
52-Week Range$41.45 - $67.95
Volume404,832 shs
Average Volume353,242 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio14.96
Dividend YieldN/A

About LifePoint Health (NASDAQ:LPNT)

LifePoint Health logoLifePoint Health, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in the United States. Its hospitals provide a range of medical and surgical services, such as general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, rehabilitation, and pediatric, as well as specialized services, including open-heart surgery, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, and neuro-surgery. The company's hospitals also offer outpatient services comprising same-day surgery, laboratory, X-ray, respiratory therapy, imaging, sports medicine, and lithotripsy. In addition, it owns and operates schools of nursing and other allied health professions. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 71 hospital campuses with a total of 9,254 licensed beds in 22 states. The company was formerly known as LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. and changed its name to LifePoint Health, Inc. in May 2015. LifePoint Health, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.28
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.55


Trailing P/E Ratio14.96
Forward P/E Ratio12.63
P/E Growth1.39

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.26 billion
Price / Sales0.29
Cash Flow$12.6573 per share
Price / Cash4.29
Book Value$57.99 per share
Price / Book0.94


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.63
Net Income$102.40 million
Net Margins0.48%
Return on Equity6.56%
Return on Assets2.39%


Outstanding Shares38,780,000

LifePoint Health (NASDAQ:LPNT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is LifePoint Health's stock symbol?

LifePoint Health trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LPNT."

How will LifePoint Health's stock buyback program work?

LifePoint Health declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, October 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LifePoint Health's earnings last quarter?

LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.62 billion. LifePoint Health had a return on equity of 6.56% and a net margin of 0.48%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 earnings per share. View LifePoint Health's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for LPNT?

17 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for LifePoint Health's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate LifePoint Health's share price to reach $53.5714 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for LifePoint Health.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about LifePoint Health stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about LifePoint Health stock:
  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "LPNT reported in-line 4Q17 results, with revenue that is short of the FactSet consensus but adjusted EBITDA that was in-line. The company has, however, increased its provision for bad debt, and includes the new, more accurate estimate as an adjustment." (2/23/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "LifePoint Health’s stock has underperformed the industry in a year’s time, but its strong Value Score, attractive valuation and upward revision in earnings estimates presents a good investment opportunity. The company’s inorganic growth strategies have aided its overall growth. Disciplined share buyback also provides support to its bottom line. Nevertheless, the company trimmed its 2017 guidance for the second time on a challenging volume environment and weak revenue growth. The company is faced with increasing expenses which has outpaced revenue growth thereby squeezing operating margins. High bad debt is another concern as is declining cash flows." (1/22/2018)

Who are some of LifePoint Health's key competitors?

Who are LifePoint Health's key executives?

LifePoint Health's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William F. Carpenter III, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. David M. Dill, Pres & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael S. Coggin, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. John P. Bumpus, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Sean Tuley, Sr. VP & CIO

Has LifePoint Health been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LPNT stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LifePoint Health earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 47.97 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are LifePoint Health's major shareholders?

LifePoint Health's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include American Century Companies Inc. (11.29%), BlackRock Inc. (8.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.52%), LSV Asset Management (5.78%), CARPENTER WILLIAM F III (5.30%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (4.15%). Company insiders that own LifePoint Health stock include David M Dill, John P Bumpus, Marguerite Kondracke, Richard H Evans and William F Carpenter III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LifePoint Health.

Which major investors are selling LifePoint Health stock?

LPNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc., Citigroup Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Boston Partners and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold LifePoint Health company stock in the last year include David M Dill, Marguerite Kondracke and William F Carpenter III. View Insider Buying and Selling for LifePoint Health.

Which major investors are buying LifePoint Health stock?

LPNT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., American Century Companies Inc., LSV Asset Management, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for LifePoint Health.

How do I buy shares of LifePoint Health?

Shares of LPNT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is LifePoint Health's stock price today?

One share of LPNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.30.

How big of a company is LifePoint Health?

LifePoint Health has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $7.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $102.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.63 on an earnings per share basis. LifePoint Health employs 42,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact LifePoint Health?

LifePoint Health's mailing address is 330 Seven Springs Way, Brentwood TN, 37027. The company can be reached via phone at 615-920-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for LifePoint Health (LPNT)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  305 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  480 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  785
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LifePoint Health and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LPNT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LPNT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by Staff

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