Quorum Health Corp (NYSE:QHC)’s share price was up 1.8% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $10.12 and last traded at $9.99, with a volume of 213,174 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $9.81.

A number of equities analysts have commented on QHC shares. Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of Quorum Health Corp in a research note on Monday, May 16th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $12.00 target price on the stock. Avondale Partners started coverage on shares of Quorum Health Corp in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. They set a “market perform” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on shares of Quorum Health Corp in a research note on Thursday, June 2nd. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $13.00 target price on the stock. Susquehanna started coverage on shares of Quorum Health Corp in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $11.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Mizuho started coverage on shares of Quorum Health Corp in a research note on Monday, June 20th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $11.25 target price on the stock. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.21.

The company’s market capitalization is $295.34 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $10.72 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.25.

In related news, SVP Shaheed Koury purchased 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $13.29 per share, with a total value of $106,320.00. Following the purchase, the senior vice president now directly owns 37,753 shares in the company, valued at approximately $501,737.37. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Thomas Daniel Miller purchased 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $11.42 per share, for a total transaction of $571,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 354,274 shares in the company, valued at $4,045,809.08. 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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