Healthscope Ltd Securing long-dated contracts
ecuring long-dated contracts: Healthscope Ltd (ASX: HSO) has reported for 3.9% growth in the group revenue to $1,192.0m in the 1H 2017 and a 5.1% growth in the group operating EBITDA to $216.8m. However, the statutory NPAT fell 7.0% to $90.5m. Moreover, the Hospitals Operating EBITDA growth of 2.2%. The result reflected the softer operating environment, while there was support from strong growth in New Zealand pathology and action is taken to increase flexibility in the Hospitals cost base in light of ongoing market variability. HSO is securing long-dated contracts, and has renegotiated multi-year contracts with NIB and the Australian Health Service Alliance. The company has successfully renewed three DHB contracts in New Zealand in advance of maturity. Additionally, HSO has posted increase in depreciation due to completion of three major hospital expansion projects in 2HFY16, increased investment in New Zealand pathology and investment in theatre technology.
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