More on HealthSouth (HLS): Q3 beats on all fronts, but net profit fell 17% over a year-earlier...

|About: HealthSouth Corporation (HLS)|By:, SA News Editor

More on HealthSouth (HLS): Q3 beats on all fronts, but net profit fell 17% over a year-earlier period as its bottom line was negatively impacted by discontinued operations. Core profit beat expectations however, boosted by higher patient discharges, which grew by 4.2%. Patient revenue per discharge also increased 4.4%, helped by the addition of new locations. Shares +1.7% AH.