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The Community Health Systems (CYH) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.46

19 June 2017, 06:19 | Kelvin Horton

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $9.31 and a 200 day moving average price of $7.92. Advisors Asset Mngmt Inc reported 5,822 shares. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Oppenheimer. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Neutral" on Wednesday, January 4. Mizuho maintained Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) rating on Monday, March 27. Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) for 269,975 shares. Robert W. Baird has "Neutral" rating and $32 target. Morgan Stanley analysts stated on 07/06/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Underweight rating. Susquehanna downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Thursday, October 22 report.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role.

Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased Procter And Gamble Co (PG) stake by 4.32% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Mason Capital Management Limited Liability Corp owns 335,000 shares.

Wolverine Asset Ltd Llc holds 10,300 shares. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $89.25 and were trading at $89.25 one week ago.

The number of shares now held by investors is 111.72 Million. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500. The stock's market capitalization is $1.00 billion.

Community Health Systems, Inc is an operator of general acute care hospitals and outpatient facilities in communities across the country. It now has negative earnings. The Company operates through hospital operations segment, which includes its general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services.

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 1st. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.08.

Price to Sale ratio of CYH stands at 0.06 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0.7. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. 1,732 shares valued at $15,997 were sold by WATSON H MITCHELL JR on Friday, February 24.

The stock decreased 2.94% or $0.27 on June 15, reaching $8.91.

By historical standards, Community Health Systems, Inc. remains a cheap stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 72 investors sold Community Health Systems shares while 55 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. The company have shares float of 109.78 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Community Health Systems, Inc. will post $0.38 EPS for the current fiscal year. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 430,326 shares. Service Automobile Association holds 0% or 73,160 shares in its portfolio. Tfs Capital Ltd Company invested 0.04% in Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH). (CYH) has a trading volume of 2.28 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 2110 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $4.15, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 13.90. Quantbot Lp holds 11,815 shares.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, CYH has Beta of 1.69 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.51 and 0.86 respectively. (NYSE:CYH) debt rose 1.9% as a percentage of its face value during trading on Friday. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Community Health Systems by 38,765.3% in the first quarter.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Community Health Systems, Inc". Macquarie Gru owns 100 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corp has 490,362 shares. (NYSE:CYH) stock went up with a prior 52-week high of $13.90.During the session shares traded on below-average volume. PG's profit will be $2.03 billion for 28.37 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality.

The company has mean EPS estimate of -0 reported by 21 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017).

Since February 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 selling transactions for $24.25 million activity. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, May 3 by Bank of America. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 45% are positive. Community Health had 59 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 13 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The rating was downgraded by Avondale on Tuesday, February 16 to "Market Perform".

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