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Community Health Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.18 (-4.28 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.03
50-Day Range
MA: $4.96
52-Week Range
Now: $4.03
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume2.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$482.06 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Community Health Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, leases, and operates general acute care hospitals in the United States. The company 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. It also provides outpatient services at urgent care centers, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers, and ambulatory surgery centers. As of December 31, 2018, it owned or leased 113 hospitals, including 111 general acute care hospitals and 2 stand-alone rehabilitation or psychiatric hospitals with an aggregate of 18,227 licensed beds. Community Health Systems, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.20 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.21 billion
Cash Flow$3.70 per share
Book Value($18.17) per share


Net Income$-675,000,000.00


Market Cap$482.06 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
-0.18 (-4.28 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Community Health Systems' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Community Health Systems' stock was trading at $3.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CYH stock has increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $4.03.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Community Health Systems?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Health Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Community Health Systems' next earnings date?

Community Health Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Community Health Systems' earnings last quarter?

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.22) by $2.07. The company had revenue of $2.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.49 billion. Community Health Systems's revenue for the quarter was down 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.47) earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for CYH?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Community Health Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $3.50 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Community Health Systems' share price to reach $5.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,330,000 shares, a drop of 16.1% from the August 15th total of 8,740,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,650,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 6.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Community Health Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Community Health Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Community Health Systems investors own include Ford Motor (F), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX), Canopy Growth (CGC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T) and CVS Health (CVS).

Who are Community Health Systems' key executives?

Community Health Systems' management team includes the following 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)
  • Mr. Patton Paul Smith, Division Pres of Division III Operations (Age 55)

What is Community Health Systems' stock symbol?

Community Health Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CYH."

Who are Community Health Systems' major shareholders?

Community Health Systems' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.05%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.90%), Raymond James & Associates (1.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.85%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.84%). Company insiders that own Community Health Systems stock include Benjamin C Fordham, James S Ely III, Michael Dinkins, Wayne T Smith and William Norris Jennings.
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Which major investors are selling Community Health Systems stock?

CYH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Prudential Financial Inc., and State of Tennessee Treasury Department.
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Which major investors are buying Community Health Systems stock?

CYH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Atom Investors LP, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Community Health Systems stock in the last two years include Benjamin C Fordham, James S Ely III, Michael Dinkins, and Wayne T Smith.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Community Health Systems' stock price today?

One share of CYH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.03.

How big of a company is Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems has a market capitalization of $482.06 million and generates $13.21 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-675,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.89) on an earnings per share basis. Community Health Systems employs 80,000 workers across the globe.

What is Community Health Systems' official website?

The official website for Community Health Systems is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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