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.

CYH was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 14, implying a possible profit of 89.45 percent. The lowest price target was 5, implying a possible loss of -32.34 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -62.5 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -78.57 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -35.3 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -53.36 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CYH has a 52-week high of 13.28 and a 52-week low of 4.15. Today's price is 78.07 percent above the 52-week 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.