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Road gets rockier for hospital stocks

Road gets rockier for hospital stocks

Weak admissions and a deteriorating payer mix will mark the rest of 2017 after they conspired to ruin the second-quarter earnings season for hospital stocks.

UHS, like HCA, unveils flat Q2 earnings

Universal Health Services missed analyst expectations and reduced its annual earnings guidance after income from operations in the second quarter matched that of a year ago.

CHS estimates $131 million operating loss in Q2

Community Health Systems suffered 2.5% admission drop as operating losses continued into the second quarter, according to a preliminary earnings report. The results were laden with special expenses as the chain divests hospitals to reduce its $15 billion debt.

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