You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

LifePoint Hospitals Inc.

Continue reading below

Rural hospital operator LifePoint said the costs of an acquisition, lost admissions due to weather, and other factors cut its net income in half in the third quarter. Profit came to $19.2 million, or 39 cents, from $38.8 million, or 77 cents, a year ago. LifePoint also lowered its forecast for the year, expecting net income of $2.97 to $3.10, down from its previous estimate of $3.45 to $3.60.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of