NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tenet Healthcare (THC) - Get Report stock is lower by 3.15% to $24.25 in afternoon trading on Friday, before the company releases its 2015 fourth quarter financial results after Monday's market close.
Analysts are anticipating a year-over-year decline in earnings per share but an increase in revenue.
Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters have forecast for earnings of 34 cents per share on revenue of $4.81 billion for the period.
For the same period last year, Tenet Healthcare reported earnings of 61 cents per share on revenue of $4.47 billion.
Tenet Healthcare is a Dallas-based healthcare services company.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates the stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C-.
Tenet Healthcare's strengths such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity are countered by weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk.
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