LifePoint Health Receives a Hold from SunTrust Robinson

By Austin Angelo

In a report issued on October 10, David S Macdonald from SunTrust Robinson reiterated a Hold rating on LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT), with a price target of $63. The company’s shares opened today at $54.55.

According to TipRanks.com, Macdonald is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.1% and a 52.5% success rate. Macdonald covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as American Renal Associates Holdings Inc, Fresenius Medical Care Corp, and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Currently, the analyst consensus on LifePoint Health is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $66.20, representing a 21.4% upside.

In a report issued on October 1, Piper Jaffray also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $66 price target.

LifePoint Health’s market cap is currently $2.19B and has a P/E ratio of 12.18. The company has a book value ratio of 0.9593.

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LifePoint Health, Inc. acts through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities. It also provides a broad range of general and specialized healthcare services. The company was founded on May 11, 1999 and is headquartered in Brentwood, TN.