Community Health Systems Inc. [NYSE: CYH] closed the trading session at $13.48 on 07/29/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $12.81, while the highest price level was $14.39. The company report on July 29, 2021 that Community Health Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results.
Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) (the “Company”) announced financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021.
The following highlights the financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2021.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 81.43 percent and weekly performance of -5.60 percent. The stock has been moved at 32.68 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -10.79 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 29.87 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.02M shares, CYH reached to a volume of 2660913 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say 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 $12.20 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 2.80. 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.
Seaport Global Securities have made an estimate for Community Health Systems Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on July 09, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts raised their target price from $12 to $21. The new note on the price target was released on June 10, 2021, representing the official price target for Community Health Systems Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $11 to $18, while Jefferies kept a Buy rating on CYH stock. On April 30, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CYH shares from 4.10 to 10.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Community Health Systems Inc. is set at 0.92, with the Price to Sales ratio for CYH stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.15. Price to Free Cash Flow for CYH in the course of the last twelve months was 1.01 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
CYH stock trade performance evaluation
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 -5.60. With this latest performance, CYH shares dropped by -10.79% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 32.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 199.56% 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 38.06, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 33.36, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.01 for Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.18, while it was recorded at 14.21 for the last single week of trading, and 10.86 for the last 200 days.
Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.89 and a Gross Margin at +4.89. Community Health Systems Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.33.
Return on Total Capital for CYH is now 4.77, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.51. Additionally, CYH Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 114.44, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 80.48.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH] managed to generate an average of $7,300 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.29 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.75.Community Health Systems Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH] stock
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 12.53%.
Community Health Systems Inc. [CYH]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $1,473 million, or 84.30% of CYH stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CYH stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 17,591,150, which is approximately 10.562% of the company’s market cap and around 4.10% of the total institutional ownership; FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC, holding 11,001,957 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $148.31 million in CYH stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $106.61 million in CYH stock with ownership of nearly 7.795% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Community Health Systems Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 104 institutional holders increased their position in Community Health Systems Inc. [NYSE:CYH] by around 17,736,862 shares. Additionally, 90 investors decreased positions by around 17,629,355 shares, while 33 investors held positions by with 73,930,274 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 109,296,491 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CYH stock had 28 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,842,976 shares, while 31 institutional investors sold positions of 4,338,747 shares during the same period.