Analyst Ratings for Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE:CYH) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, CYH received an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared CYH a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CYH. The highest price target was 14, implying a possible profit of 89.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 5, implying a possible loss of -32.34 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -62.5 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -78.57 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -35.3 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -53.36 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CYH hit 13.28 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 4.15. Currently the stock is 78.07 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 44.35 percent. CYH has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CYH value stock report compares CYH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CYH is $0.84756 billion. CYH's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.