Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH)

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) belonging to the Medical sector which declined -1.99% and closed its last trading session at $11.31.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 11/7/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $13.57.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.94. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 3.09 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.98 and 2.98 respectively.

Community Health Systems, Inc. on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $0.09 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.56. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.47. This shows a surprise factor of -83.9%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Community Health Systems, Inc. Earnings, with 20 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.33. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.56 and $-0.1 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.56.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Community Health Systems, Inc. as $4.29 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 17 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 5.01 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 4.09 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 4.85 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Community Health Systems, Inc. is -41.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -5.9%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -16.33% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 4.28%.

The Company got Upgrade by Susquehanna on 14-Sep-16 from Neutral to Positive.

Insider Trades for Community Health Systems, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 25 Sep 2016 where Chen (Tianqiao), the Beneficial Owner of More than 10% Class completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 929813 shares were traded at a price of $10.27.

3 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 12500 shares traded.

17 analysts projected Price Targets for Community Health Systems, Inc. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $21. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $10 and the Mean Price Target is $13.57.

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) has the market capitalization of $1.24 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $37.56 on Oct 5, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $9.66 on Aug 19, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -5.6 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -41% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -48.42 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.13 and ATR value of 0.71. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 6.61% and 7.25%.

Company profile:

Community Health Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of non-urban acute healthcare services.  Their facilities, together with their medical staffs, provide a wide range of inpatient and outpatient acute care services and a variety of specialty services.