Hospital stocks might be overlooked in the broader arena of healthcare stocks.
An increasingly older population makes this industry one worth considering, but headwinds mean that there's a fair amount of risk associated with buying hospital operators.
The doctors on TV make it look like curing disease is simple and that the medicine is exciting, but the reality is far different from what we see in prime-time hospital dramas.
Obamacare has given hospital operators such as HCA Holdings and Tenet Healthcare a hard time in 2015. Here's why.
An analyst downgrade send Tenet Healthcare's stock spiraling downward today.
Here's the surprise: Price has nothing to do with it! Find out why doctors really dislike Obamacare, and what that ultimately means for you, the consumer, as well as healthcare investors.
HCA Holdings sends the hospital sector roaring after updating its second-quarter guidance. See why HCA's run could just be beginning.
And that's the good news.
Do hospitals still rank as Obamacare's biggest fanboys? Yes -- and no.
This unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act could wind up lining this industry's pockets while consumers get the short end of the stick.