What Does The Data Behind Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) Suggest?

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Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) closed its last session at $4.97. The stock traded within a range of $4.13 and $5.04. The company operates in the Healthcare sector with a market capitalization of 593960. Trading volume for Community Health Systems, Inc. was 11.63 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) has an average volume of 3.43 Million.

Company Profile

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns, leases /  operates 130 affiliated hospitals in 20 states with an aggregate of approximately 21,000 licensed beds. The Company’s headquarters are located in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb south of Nashville.

Analyst Views

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) touched its 1-Year High price of $10.51 on 05/02/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 3.85 on 11/21/17.

EPS & Financials

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.77/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.3/Share by a difference of $-0.47. This showed a surprise of -156.7% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 18 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $-0.34/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-0.14/share and a low EPS of $-0.63/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.53 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.59 Billion and 3.37 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) has a 20-Day average volume of 3.22 Million. According to today’s trading volume Community Health Systems, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. The return on assets stands at -3.2%, Return on Equity currently is -48% and the Return on Investment value is -4.7%.

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) gross margin percentage stands at 83.4% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 1.9 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -4 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 19.61% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 15.24 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -31.37 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 16.67 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 1.9%. The return on invested capital is at -4.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 1.78.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -31.37%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 16.67% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.