Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) went up by 9.49% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $7.47 and move down -149%, while CYH stocks collected -5.06% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 06/25/20 that Community Health Systems Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell St. Petersburg, Florida Hospital

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) Worth an Investment?

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) The 36 Months beta value for CYH stocks is at 1.66, while of the analysts out of 0 who provided ratings for Community Health Systems, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while as overweight, rated it as hold and as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $3.66 which is $0.69 above current price. CYH currently has a short float of 11.59% and public float of 113.08M with average trading volume of 2.12M shares.

CYH Market Performance

CYH stocks went down by -5.06% for the week, with the monthly drop of -4.76% and a quarterly performance of -16.20%, while its annual performance rate touched 12.36%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.26% for CYH stocks with the simple moving average of -16.29% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CYH stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for CYH shares by setting it to “Mkt Perform”. The predicted price for CYH socks in the upcoming period according to Raymond James is $18 based on the research report published on February 20, 2020.

UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CYH stock at the price of $2. The rating they have provided for CYH stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on November 16, 2018.

Mizuho gave “Neutral” rating to CYH stocks, setting the target price at $4.50 in the report published on March 23, 2018.

CYH Stocks -6.36% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CYH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Community Health Systems, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -59.84% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 9.85%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 8.93%, while the shares sank at the distance of -5.96% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -18.26% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CYH went down by -5.06%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -20.63% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $3.23. In addition, Community Health Systems, Inc. saw 3.45% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

CYH Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH), starting from DINKINS MICHAEL, who bought 2,500 shares at the price of $4.04 back on Mar 09. After this action, Rushing now owns 48,257 shares of Community Health Systems, Inc., valued at $10,096 with the latest closing price.

SMITH WAYNE T, the Chairman & CEO of Community Health Systems, Inc., bought 215,150 shares at the value of $2.18 during a trade that took place back on Aug 29, which means that SMITH WAYNE T is holding 3,836,482 shares at the value of $468,597 based on the most recent closing price.

CYH Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +6.84 for the present operating margin and +6.84 for gross margin. The net margin for Community Health Systems, Inc. stands at -5.11. Total capital return value is set at 7.22, while invested capital returns managed to touch -5.74. Equity return holds the value 26.60%, with -3.40% for asset returns.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.11 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.95. The receivables turnover for Community Health Systems, Inc. is 5.39 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.84. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.