Quorum Health Corp (NYSE:QHC) shares were up 4.7% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $10.98 and last traded at $10.95, with a volume of 76,845 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.46.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on QHC shares. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Quorum Health Corp in a research report on Monday, May 16th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $12.00 price target for the company. Avondale Partners started coverage on Quorum Health Corp in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. They set a “market perform” rating and a $14.00 price target for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on Quorum Health Corp in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $13.00 price target for the company. Susquehanna started coverage on Quorum Health Corp in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $11.00 price target for the company. Finally, Mizuho started coverage on Quorum Health Corp in a research report on Monday, June 20th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $11.25 price target for the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Quorum Health Corp currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.25.

The firm’s market cap is $319.51 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $11.71 and its 200 day moving average is $11.50.

In other Quorum Health Corp news, SVP Shaheed Koury acquired 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $13.29 per share, with a total value of $106,320.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 37,753 shares in the company, valued at approximately $501,737.37. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director James T. Breedlove acquired 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.92 per share, with a total value of $238,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $238,400. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Quorum Health Corporation is an operator and manager of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Hospital operations, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, and hospital management advisory and consulting services, which includes Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR).

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