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$68.21
Previous Close
$68.39
Day High
$68.73
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$67.05
52 Week High
08/22/14 - $76.50
52 Week Low
10/2/13 - $46.64
Market Cap
3.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
408.2K
EPS TTM
$3.07
Shares Outstanding
45.1M
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LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates general acute care hospitals in non-urban communities in the United States. The company’s hospitals provide various medical and surgical services, including general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, rehabilitation services, and pediatric services, as well as specialized services comprising open-heart surgery, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, and neuro-surgery. Its hospitals also offer various outpatient services, such as same-day surgery, laboratory, X-ray, respiratory therapy, imaging, sports medicine, and lithotripsy. In addition, the company owns and operates a school of health professions with a radiologic technology program. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 60 hospitals campuses in 20 states. LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Brentwood, Tennessee.

33,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/14/14
Founded in 1997

lifepoint hospitals inc (LPNT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $481.2K
Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lifepoint hospitals inc (LPNT) Key Developments

LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. Approves Amended and Restated Bylaws

As part of its regular corporate governance review, the Board of Directors of LifePoint Hospitals Inc. approved amended and restated bylaws of the company, effective September 15, 2014. The Amended and Restated Bylaws add a forum selection provision, which provides, unless the Company consents in writing to an alternative forum, that the sole and exclusive forum for (i) any derivative action or proceeding brought on behalf of the Company, (ii) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any director, officer, employee or other agent of the Company to the Company or the Company's stockholders, (iii) any action asserting a claim arising pursuant to any provision of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the Company's Certificate of Incorporation or the Company's By-Laws, or (iv) any action asserting a claim governed by the internal affairs doctrine, will be the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (or, if the Court of Chancery does not have jurisdiction, another state court located in the State of Delaware or, if no state court located in the State of Delaware has jurisdiction, the federal district court of the District of Delaware). The forum selection provision further provides that any person that purchases or otherwise acquires an interest in stock of the Company will be deemed to have notice of and agree to comply with the foregoing provisions. The Amended and Restated Bylaws also clarify when certain notice and other requirements in connection with stockholder proposals apply, include certain additional disclosures and requirements for proposing stockholders and specify certain supplementary representations and disclosures by director nominees. With respect to shareholder meetings, the Amended and Restated Bylaws provide that a quorum, once established, will not be broken by subsequent withdrawals of votes, and that the board of directors may postpone a stockholder meeting prior to the scheduled date of such meeting by publicly announcing such postponement. Certain technical and conforming amendments were also made to the Amended and Restated Bylaws.

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Month Ended June 30, 2014; Revised Earnings Guidance for the Year of 2014

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. announced unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and six month ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $1,047 million against $894.9 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $66.5 million against $43.9 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $41.8 million or $0.84 per diluted share against $27.2 million or $0.57 per diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $39.1 million or $0.84 per diluted share against $27.4 million or $0.57 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $68 million against $56.9 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment was $31.2 million against $37.3 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $158.7 million against $116.8 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported revenues of $2,054.2 million against $1,826.0 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $117.3 million against $97.2 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $79.5 million or $1.61 per diluted share against $60.2 million or $1.25 per diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $76.2 million or $1.61 per diluted share against $59.8 million or $1.26 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $176.6 million against $149.1 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment was $53.7 million against $75.8 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $304.5 million against $254.2 million a year ago. The company revised earnings guidance for the year of 2014. The company net revenue in a range of $4.25 - $4.35 billion, adjusted EBITDA a range of $605 - $620 million and estimated Diluted EPS a range of $2.99-$3.19. Guidance excludes the impact of items, if applicable, that are non-operational in nature including items such as, but not limited to, gains or losses on sales of hospitals and businesses, gains or losses on early debt retirement and impairments of long-lived assets.

Lifepoint Hospitals Eyes Acquisition

Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (NasdaqGS:LPNT) intends to make acquisitions. Leif Murphy, Enterprise Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the company said: “With regard to volume, we are confirming our same-store equivalent admissions guidance to be in a range of negative 0.5% to positive 1.5%. We are focused on making the right strategic moves to improve quality, grow organically and through acquisitions, become more efficient operators, and use our strong balance sheet to drive shareholder value.”

 

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