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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CYH. The most optimistic price target was 14, implying potential capital gains of 89.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 5, implying a possible loss of -32.34 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -35.3 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -53.36 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CYH has traded between a high of 13.28 and a low of 4.15 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 78.07 percent, and below the high by 44.35 percent. CYH has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.