NYSE:CYH - Community Health Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.95 +0.09 (+2.33 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 02:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.86
Today's Range$3.89 - $4.03
52-Week Range$2.48 - $6.36
Volume922,853 shs
Average Volume1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$459.32 million
P/E Ratio-3.29
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.35 billion
Cash Flow$6.5833 per share
Book Value($6.03) per share


Net Income$-2,459,000,000.00


Market Cap$459.32 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 29th. The company reported ($1.64) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.02) by $0.62. The business had revenue of $3.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.35 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.77) 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, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Community Health Systems.

How can I listen to Community Health Systems' earnings call?

Community Health Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for CYH?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Community Health Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect Community Health Systems' share price to reach $3.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Community Health Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Community Health Systems?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Health Systems in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 5 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 has been successfully continuing with its inorganic growth acceleration via acquisitions over the past few years. Frequent divestitures to streamline its core operations have helped it lower its debt burden. Over the years, acquisitions have played a key role in building Community Health’s growth trajectory. Its declining debt level also impresses. However, the company’s stock have declined comparing unfavorably with its industry’s growth, in a year’s time. Also, it has seen a persistent decline in revenues due to reduced admissions, which has been putting pressure on the bottom line. Rising expenses also weigh on its margins. Moreover, a weaker 2018 guidance remains a concern for the company." (1/24/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We rate CYH Neutral, but it has been especially volatile recently due to restructuring and uncertainty about the related operating and financial costs. 12-month price target of $6 is based on a blend of DCF and comparable-company analysis." (10/11/2018)

Has Community Health Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CYH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Community Health Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Community Health Systems' key competitors?

Who are Community Health Systems' key executives?

Community Health Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Wayne T. Smith, Chairman & CEO (Age 73)
  • Mr. Tim L. Hingtgen, Pres, COO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Aaron, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Benjamin C. Fordham, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 66)
  • Dr. Lynn T. Simon, Chief Medical Officer & Pres of Clinical Operations (Age 59)

Who are Community Health Systems' major shareholders?

Community Health Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.64%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (4.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.27%), Royce & Associates LP (2.27%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.17%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.06%). 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 major 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, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, LPL Financial LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Health Systems.

Which major investors are buying Community Health Systems stock?

CYH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC and Two Sigma Investments LP. 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 $3.95.

How big of a company is Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems has a market capitalization of $459.32 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.

What is Community Health Systems' official website?

The official website for Community Health Systems is http://www.chs.net.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  482 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  768 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,250
MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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