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Community Health Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.17 (-2.10 %)
(As of 12/3/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.92
50-Day Range
MA: $7.25
52-Week Range
Now: $7.92
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume2.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$947.40 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Community Health Systems, Inc., through 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, 2019, it owned or leased 102 hospitals, including 100 general acute care hospitals and two stand-alone rehabilitation or psychiatric hospitals with an aggregate of 16,240 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: 1.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.93 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$4.00 per share
Book Value($16.36) per share


Net Income$-675,000,000.00


Market Cap$947.40 million
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/3/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Community Health Systems' stock was trading at $3.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CYH stock has increased by 122.5% and is now trading at $7.92.
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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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Community Health Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Community Health Systems a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Community Health Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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 Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How were Community Health Systems' earnings last quarter?

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.08. The business earned $3.13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.95 billion.
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What price target have analysts set for CYH?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Community Health Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $3.50 to $8.00. On average, they expect Community Health Systems' share price to reach $5.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 30.6%.
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Are investors shorting Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,130,000 shares, a drop of 16.5% from the October 31st total of 9,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 7.2% of the shares of the company 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 The Walt Disney (DIS), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), HCA Healthcare (HCA), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Canopy Growth (CGC) 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 74, Pay $5.56M)
  • Mr. Tim L. Hingtgen, Pres, COO & Director (Age 52, Pay $2.37M)
  • Mr. Benjamin C. Fordham, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec. (Age 67, Pay $1.29M)
  • Dr. Lynn T. Simon, Pres of Clinical Operations & Chief Medical Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Thomas Jeffrey Aaron CPA, Consultant (Age 58, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Hammons, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jason K. Johnson, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Manish Shah, Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP
  • Mr. Ross W. Comeaux, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Andrea E. Bosshart, Sr. VP, Corp. Compliance & Privacy Office

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.71%), Royce & Associates LP (3.23%), State Street Corp (2.83%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.05%), Centerbridge Partners L.P. (1.86%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.40%). Company insiders that own Community Health Systems stock include Benjamin C Fordham, James S Ely III, Michael Dinkins, Tian Qiao Chen, 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 BlackRock Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Saba Capital Management L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Company insiders that have sold Community Health Systems company stock in the last year include Tian Qiao Chen, and William Norris Jennings.
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Which major investors are buying Community Health Systems stock?

CYH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Centerbridge Partners L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, State Street Corp, and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $7.92.

How big of a company is Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems has a market capitalization of $947.40 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 12/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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