Community Health Systems Inc. [NYSE: CYH] loss -5.21% on the last trading session, reaching $3.09 price per share at the time. Community Health Systems Inc. represents 114.30 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $368.64 million with the latest information. CYH stock price has been found in the range of $3.06 to $3.22.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.53M shares, CYH reached a trading volume of 1722239 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CYH shares is $3.54 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CYH stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Raymond James have made an estimate for Community Health Systems Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on February 20, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, UBS raised their target price to Sell. The new note on the price target was released on November 16, 2018, representing the official price target for Community Health Systems Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $4.50, while Mizuho analysts kept a Neutral rating on CYH stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Community Health Systems Inc. is set at 0.32, with the Price to Sales ratio for CYH stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.03.
Trading performance analysis for CYH stock
Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.21. With this latest performance, CYH shares gained by 8.42% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -16.94% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 14.02% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CYH stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.91, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 44.03, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.27 for Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.24, while it was recorded at 3.48 for the last single week of trading, and 3.56 for the last 200 days.
Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Community Health Systems Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Community Health Systems Inc. posted -0.47/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.51/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 7.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CYH. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Community Health Systems Inc. go to 20.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]
There are presently around $377 million, or 93.30% of CYH stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CYH stocks are: SHANDA ASSET MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS LTD with ownership of 27,484,473, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 5.00% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 16,385,081 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $53.41 million in CYH stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $21.18 million in CYH stock with ownership of nearly -9.157% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Community Health Systems Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 81 institutional holders increased their position in Community Health Systems Inc. [NYSE:CYH] by around 17,007,465 shares. Additionally, 73 investors decreased positions by around 11,451,305 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 87,050,558 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 115,509,328 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CYH stock had 29 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,018,658 shares, while 19 institutional investors sold positions of 1,236,384 shares during the same period.