LifePoint (LPNT -4.9%) shares take a wild ride, up nearly 11% yesterday on talk of a possible...

|About: LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LPNT)|By:, SA News Editor

LifePoint (LPNT -4.9%) shares take a wild ride, up nearly 11% yesterday on talk of a possible leveraged buyout but down nearly 5% today as rumors subside and the company announces a planned buyback of $150M in shares. LPNT did not say whether the repurchase was in preparation for a buyout. (PR)