Steady Activities: Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 11/01/2016. Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) belongs to Medical sector that declined -0.18% in value when last trading session closed at $5.49. The company has a market capitalization of $608.78 Million. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -6.5 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -53.9 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.8 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $24.91 on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week low of $4.15 on Nov 9, 2016.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) according to Finviz Data is $-14.15.

The growth estimate for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) for the current quarter is -73.5 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -33.3 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -16.33 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -1.2 percent.

This company was Downgrade by Credit Suisse on 11-Nov-16  to Underperform.

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Community Health Systems Inc have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 12.00 and a low estimate of 3.00. The median estimate represents a +9.29% increase from the last price of 5.49.

Financial History for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH):

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 14 times out of last 26 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 41% percent of times. It has met expectations  3  times and missed earnings  4  times.

The consensus recommendation for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) is 3.18. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.94. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.94, and 90 days ago was at 3.09 respectively.

Future Expectations for Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Community Health Systems, Inc. to have earnings per share of $0.18.

Revenue is expected to range from 4.1 Billion to 4.47 Billion with an average of 4.35 Billion.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW):

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) belongs to Basic Materials sector closed its last session with a gain of 0.34 percent and closed its previous trading session at $53.36. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $6.2. The company has the Market capitalization of $59.53 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 10 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 32.2 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 21.8 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $57.1 on Dec 9, 2015 and 52-Week low of $40.26 on Jan 20, 2016.

The growth estimate for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) for the current quarter is -4.3 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 5.6 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 19.4 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 6.53 percent.

This company was Upgrade by UBS on 10-Oct-16 to Buy.

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Dow Chemical have a median target of 61.50, with a high estimate of 68.00 and a low estimate of 51.00. The median estimate represents a +15.25% increase from the last price of 53.36.

Financial History for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW):

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 16 times out of last 27 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 100% percent of times. It has met expectations  0 times and missed earnings  0 times.

The consensus recommendation for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) is 2.08. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.08. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 2.33, and 90 days ago was at 2.33 respectively.

Future Expectations for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW):

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects The Dow Chemical Company to have earnings per share of $0.89.

Revenue is expected to range from 11.33 Billion to 12.76 Billion with an average of 12.34 Billion.