NYSE:CYH - Community Health Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.60 +0.08 (+2.27 %) (As of 08/21/2018 10:31 AM ET)Previous Close$3.61Today's Range$3.58 - $3.7252-Week Range$2.66 - $7.93Volume78,880 shsAverage Volume2.63 million shsMarket Capitalization$396.42 millionP/E Ratio-2.98Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.68 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Community Health Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, leases, and operates general acute care hospitals in the United States. It offers general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery, critical care, internal medicine, obstetrics, diagnostic, psychiatric, and rehabilitation services, as well as skilled nursing and home care services. The company also provides outpatient services at urgent care centers, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers, and ambulatory surgery centers. As of December 31, 2017, it owned or leased 125 hospitals, including 123 general acute care hospitals and 2 stand-alone rehabilitation or psychiatric hospitals with an aggregate of 20,850 licensed beds in 19 states. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. Receive CYH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CYH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry General medical & surgical hospitals Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities SectorMedical SymbolNYSE:CYH CUSIP20366810 Webwww.chs.net Phone615-465-7000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-17.03 Current Ratio1.79 Quick Ratio1.58 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-2.98 Forward P/E Ratio-2.40 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.35 billion Price / Sales0.03 Cash Flow$6.6667 per share Price / Cash0.54 Book Value($6.03) per share Price / Book-0.60 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.20) Net Income$-2,459,000,000.00 Net Margins-16.16% Return on Equity-36.38% Return on Assets-0.56% Miscellaneous Employees113,000 Outstanding Shares116,250,000Market Cap$396.42 million Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Frequently Asked Questions What is Community Health Systems' stock symbol? Community Health Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CYH." How were Community Health Systems' earnings last quarter? Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.43) by $0.42. The firm had revenue of $3.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.52 billion. Community Health Systems had a negative return on equity of 36.38% and a negative net margin of 16.16%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 14.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.25) earnings per share. View Community Health Systems' Earnings History. When is Community Health Systems' next earnings date? Community Health Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Community Health Systems. What price target have analysts set for CYH? 17 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Community Health Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Community Health Systems' share price to reach $4.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Community Health Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Community Health Systems? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Health Systems in the last year. There are currently 8 sell ratings and 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Community Health Systems. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Community Health Systems stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Community Health Systems stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Community Health shares have underperformed the industry year to date. However, the company has seen a persistent decline in revenues, which has been putting pressure on the bottom line. Rising expenses also weigh on the margins. Frequent divestitures to streamline core operations have helped it lower its debt burden. As part of its restructuring plan, the company has started taking up certain corrective measures in order to add value to its top line. Although" (7/24/2018) 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "1Q18 results were in line with our estimates and above the FactSet consensus. Volumes slipped, but revenue was up slightly on higher revenue per case, which we believe reflects increased acuity. After the 4Q17 disappointments, expectations are lower, and we expect these improved results to help sentiment." (5/1/2018) Are investors shorting Community Health Systems? Community Health Systems saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 31,383,489 shares, a decrease of 9.2% from the July 13th total of 34,556,598 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,369,418 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.3 days. Approximately 28.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Community Health Systems' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Community Health Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Community Health Systems include HCA Healthcare (HCA), Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (UHS), Tenet Healthcare (THC), LifePoint Health (LPNT), Surgery Partners (SGRY) and Quorum Health (QHC). Who are Community Health Systems' key executives? Community Health Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Wayne T. Smith, Chairman & CEO (Age 72)Mr. Tim L. Hingtgen, Pres, COO & Director (Age 50)Mr. Thomas J. Aaron, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Benjamin C. Fordham, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 65)Dr. Lynn T. Simon, Chief Medical Officer & Pres of Clinical Operations (Age 58) Has Community Health Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about CYH stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Health Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 43.02 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Community Health Systems. Who are Community Health Systems' major shareholders? Community Health Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.63%), Saba Capital Management L.P. (7.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.85%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (4.38%), PointState Capital LP (2.17%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.83%). Company insiders that own Community Health Systems stock include Benjamin C Fordham, H Mitchell Watson Jr, Michael Dinkins, Patton Paul Smith, Thomas J Aaron and Tian Qiao Chen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Community Health Systems. Which institutional investors are selling Community Health Systems stock? CYH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, PointState Capital LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Royce & Associates LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Swiss National Bank, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Health Systems. Which institutional investors are buying Community Health Systems stock? CYH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Saba Capital Management L.P., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Continental Advisors LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Community Health Systems stock in the last two years include Benjamin C Fordham, Michael Dinkins, Patton Paul Smith, Thomas J Aaron and Tian Qiao Chen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Health Systems. How do I buy shares of Community Health Systems? Shares of CYH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Community Health Systems' stock price today? One share of CYH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.59. How big of a company is Community Health Systems? Community Health Systems has a market capitalization of $396.42 million and generates $15.35 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-2,459,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.20) on an earnings per share basis. Community Health Systems employs 113,000 workers across the globe. How can I contact Community Health Systems? Community Health Systems' mailing address is 4000 MERIDIAN BOULEVARD, FRANKLIN TN, 37067. The company can be reached via phone at 615-465-7000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Community Health Systems (NYSE CYH)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 461 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 739 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,200MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Community Health Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CYH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CYH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?