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Apollo to buy hospital chain LifePoint in US$2.52b deal

27 July 2018

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Stocks to Watch: LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT) in trading session dated February 28, 2018.

Providers such as hospitals and doctors have been a nexus of consolidation in the health-care industry. The company's shares were given away at $48.52 per share worth to an income of some $2,183,400 on account of Dill David M.

Shares of LifePoint Health opened at $64.90 on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The shares price has positioned 33.13% up over the past quarter while it has directed 33.26% toward a rising position throughout past six months. "The two organizations are aligned and share UP Health System's commitment to ensuring that our communities have access to high quality care, close to home".

Now it has a market worth of $2.55B. The Stock has market cap of $2545.38M and relative volume of 20.89. Brentwood, Tenn. -based LifePoint's shareholders will receive $65 per share in cash once the transaction is closed, resulting in a $5.6 billion purchase price, including $2.9 billion in net debt and minority interest.

The stock exchanged hands with 11347296 numbers of shares contrast to its average daily volume of 543.11K shares. P/B is used to compare a stock's market value to its book value. When analyzing volume, determine the strength or weakness of a move.

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A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. The company has its outstanding shares of 39.22M. The company had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.62 billion. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 1.76 and a quick ratio of 1.55.

The price to Book P/B for NFLX is 35.11, Price to Sale is at 11.8 and for LPNT these ratios stand at 1.15 and 0.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion, a PE ratio of 17.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 0.52. Because their operations are largely US -based, hospital firms benefit more from lower tax rates than the average USA company, and are also more insulated from global trade uncertainties, France said. Comparatively, the company has a Gross margin 34.9%. Many value investors look for stocks that are at or near their 52 week low, but this metric alone does not indicate whether a stock is under-valued.

Apollo to buy hospital chain LifePoint in US$2.52b deal