November 05, 2013 at 08:00 AM EST
Healthcare Sector Announced Financial Results, Conference Call Schedules and New Leaders - Research Report on HealthSouth, Brookdale, Lifepoint Hospitals, Acadia Healthcare, and Air Methods
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NEW YORK, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT), Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC), and Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ: AIRM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

HealthSouth Corp. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, HealthSouth Corp. (HealthSouth) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's net operating revenue increased 5.0% YoY to $564.0 million during the quarter. Net income attributable to HealthSouth was $58.2 million or $0.58 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $47.1 million or $0.43 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, HealthSouth's President and CEO, Jay Grinney said, "The third quarter was another solid quarter for HealthSouth. Same-store hospital discharges grew 3.2% while our new hospitals in Ocala, Florida, Augusta, Georgia, Littleton, Colorado, and Stuart, Florida contributed another 2.5% of growth quarter over quarter. Our hospitals continued to provide this care in a cost-effective manner which contributed to a $10.3 million, or 8.2%, increase in Adjusted EBITDA. Most importantly, we generated $106.4 million of adjusted free cash flow which brought our year-to-date adjusted free cash flow to $264.6 million, an increase of $77.8 million, or 41.6%, compared to the first nine months of 2012." The Full Research Report on HealthSouth Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9080_HLS]

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Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Research Report  

On October 28, 2013, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (Brookdale) announced that it plans to release its Q3 2013 financial results on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 after the market hours. According to Brookdale, the Company has also scheduled a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET.  The Company further informed that a webcast of the call will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at its website. The Full Research Report on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fefe_BKD]

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Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. Research Report  

On October 25, 2013, Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (Lifepoint Hospitals) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's revenue from continuing operations increased 9.7% YoY to $899.7 million during the quarter. Net income attributable to LifePoint Hospitals was $32.8 million or $0.68 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $19.2 million or $0.39 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Lifepoint Hospitals' Chairman and CEO, William F. Carpenter III said, "We are pleased with our quarterly results, which included strong revenue and EBITDA growth. While the overall volume environment remains challenging, our strategic initiatives drove growth in outpatient volumes. Our M&A program remains active, with all pending acquisitions on track to close within the next six months. Our recently acquired hospitals are performing well, and we have a strong pipeline of potential opportunities." The Full Research Report on Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/f06d_LPNT]

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Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. Research Report

On October 29, 2013, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (Acadia Healthcare) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's revenue increased 79.1% YoY to $184.7 million during the quarter. Net income was $14.4 million or $0.29 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $6.5 million or $0.15 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Acadia Healthcare's Chairman and CEO, Joey Jacobs said, "We continue to be pleased with the execution of our proven business model, which produced very strong profitable growth for the third quarter of 2013. Our revenue growth primarily resulted from the acquisition and integration of 15 inpatient psychiatric facilities since the end of the third quarter last year, including the acquisition of an 87-bed facility that was consummated in the third quarter of 2013. These acquisitions, combined with both the addition of 263 beds to existing facilities and the opening of a 60-bed de novo facility in the past 12 months, increased our licensed beds to approximately 3,900 at the quarter's end from more than 2,400 at the end of the third quarter last year." The Full Research Report on Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c556_ACHC]

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Air Methods Corp. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Air Methods Corp. (Air Methods) announced the appointment of David Doerr to the Company's newly created position of Executive Vice President, Business Development. According to the Company, in his new role, Mr. Doerr will report directly to Air Methods' CEO Aaron Todd and will work with the senior management team to identify avenues for growth and implement strategic initiatives for the Company and its subsidiaries. Aaron Todd stated, "David is a great addition to the Company's senior management team. He is a seasoned executive who will enhance our approach to new market opportunities as we continue to implement the Company's proven growth strategy." The Full Research Report on Air Methods Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ff38_AIRM]

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