Community Health Systems PT Lowered to $42.00 (CYH)
Stock analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald decreased their price objective on shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) from $45.00 to $42.00 in a report issued on Monday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 12.81% from the company’s current price.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Community Health Systems in a research note on Monday, May 12th. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $45.00. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital cut their price target on shares of Community Health Systems from $64.00 to $60.00 in a research note on Friday, May 9th. Finally, analysts at FBR Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Community Health Systems in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $51.00. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.51.
Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) traded down 0.73% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $36.96. The stock had a trading volume of 270,241 shares. Community Health Systems has a 52 week low of $34.55 and a 52 week high of $51.29. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $37. and a 200-day moving average of $39.71. The company’s market cap is $4.159 billion.
Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $4.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.31 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 28.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Community Health Systems will post $2.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Community Health Systems, Inc, is an operator of hospitals in the United States. The Company provides healthcare services through the hospitals that it owns and operates in non-urban and selected urban markets throughout the United States.
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