NYSE:CYH - Community Health Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$2.76 +0.01 (+0.36 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 02:26 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.72
Today's Range$2.69 - $2.78
52-Week Range$2.66 - $9.89
Volume117,059 shs
Average Volume2.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$312.84 million
P/E Ratio-2.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Community Health Systems logoCommunity 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-19.76
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio1.57


Trailing P/E Ratio-2.24
Forward P/E Ratio-2.21
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.35 billion
Price / Sales0.02
Cash Flow$6.5714 per share
Price / Cash0.42
Book Value($6.03) per share
Price / Book-0.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.20)
Net Income$-2,459,000,000.00
Net Margins-15.70%
Return on Equity-36.38%
Return on Assets-0.63%


Outstanding Shares116,300,000
Market Cap$312.84

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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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.27. The company earned $3.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.65 billion. Community Health Systems had a negative return on equity of 36.38% and a negative net margin of 15.70%. Community Health Systems's revenue was down 17.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.07 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 Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Community Health Systems.

What price target have analysts set for CYH?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Community Health Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Community Health Systems' share price to reach $5.4464 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 97.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Community Health Systems.

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

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Health Systems in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings and 10 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. 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)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Community Health have underperformed the industry in a year’s time. The  company has seen a continuous decline in revenues that has been putting pressure on the bottom line. Rising expenses also weigh on the margins. The company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 earnings being revised downward in the last 60 days. However, the company is well poised for long-term growth on the back of its inorganic strategies. 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 bring improvement to its top line." (4/2/2018)

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 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?

News coverage about CYH stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Health Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 44.72 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 $2.76.

How big of a company is Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems has a market capitalization of $312.84 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  440 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  723 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,163
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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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