Hospital operator LifePoint (LPNT) is up 6.7% after reporting Q2 revenue and EPS of $877.6M...

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

Hospital operator LifePoint (LPNT) is up 6.7% after reporting Q2 revenue and EPS of $877.6M (+11% Y/Y) and $0.77, slightly beating a consensus of $877.4M and $0.75. The company is lifting its 2011 EPS guidance to $2.95-$3.15, from a prior range of $2.80-$3.10. (PR)