NYSE:CYH - Community Health Systems Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $14.19
  • Forecasted Upside: 26.92 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CYH

Analyst Price Target is $14.19
▲ +26.92% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Community Health Systems in the last 3 months. The average price target is $14.19, with a high forecast of $21.00 and a low forecast of $10.00. The average price target represents a 26.92% upside from the last price of $11.18.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Community Health Systems. This rating has held steady since June 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2021Truist SecuritiesLower Price TargetHold$14.00 ➝ $12.00Low
10/13/2021TruistLower Price TargetHold$14.00 ➝ $12.00Medium
9/23/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$12.50High
8/23/2021Truist SecuritiesLower Price TargetHold$17.00 ➝ $14.00Low
8/23/2021TruistLower Price TargetHold$17.00 ➝ $14.00High
8/3/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$6.00 ➝ $10.00Medium
7/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$10.00 ➝ $12.00Low
7/9/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
7/9/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$16.02High
6/18/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
6/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $21.00High
5/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$11.00 ➝ $18.00High
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$4.10 ➝ $10.00High
4/14/2021TruistBoost Price Target$9.00 ➝ $12.00Low
2/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$3.50 ➝ $4.10Medium
1/5/2021TruistBoost Price Target$7.00 ➝ $8.00N/A
8/6/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/11/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$3.00 ➝ $3.50Medium
5/4/2020OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$8.00 ➝ $7.00High
4/28/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$8.00High
2/24/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$8.00Low
2/20/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
12/18/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$4.00 ➝ $3.50High
8/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$5.00Low
8/7/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetSell$3.00Medium
4/17/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetSell$3.00Medium
2/22/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$4.00High
2/22/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetSell$4.00High
11/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$2.00High
10/31/2018Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$6.00 ➝ $4.00Low
10/11/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00Medium
8/16/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$3.50 ➝ $3.00Medium
8/14/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight$3.00High
7/27/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Hold$5.00 ➝ $4.00High
7/27/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingSell$3.00High
7/27/2018MizuhoSet Price TargetHold$4.00Low
7/27/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$4.50 ➝ $4.00Medium
7/27/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$4.00High
7/20/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$3.00Low
7/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$4.00 ➝ $3.75High
5/1/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00High
3/23/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
3/22/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$4.50High
3/6/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$5.00Medium
2/1/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00Low
1/30/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$4.50Low
1/11/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00High
1/3/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$3.00High
12/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightHigh
11/7/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$5.00N/A
11/5/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00N/A
11/3/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$3.50N/A
11/3/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$7.00 ➝ $5.00N/A
11/3/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$6.50 ➝ $4.50N/A
11/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$3.50N/A
10/15/2017SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$7.00N/A
10/13/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingSell$6.00N/A
10/12/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/A
10/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/A
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$7.00High
9/7/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/5/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$7.00Medium
9/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$7.00High
8/23/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$10.00 ➝ $8.00Low
8/16/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingNeutral$8.00 ➝ $7.00Low
8/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$7.00Low
8/3/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$13.00 ➝ $8.00Low
8/3/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingSell$6.00Low
8/2/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral$7.50 ➝ $7.00Low
7/30/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$7.00High
7/26/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingSell$9.00Medium
6/6/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$9.50Low
4/5/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$11.00High
3/27/2017MizuhoLower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 ➝ $7.50Low
3/13/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/1/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$10.00 ➝ $7.00N/A
2/22/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$5.00 ➝ $9.00N/A
2/22/2017Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetNeutral$7.00 ➝ $8.00N/A
2/21/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$8.00N/A
2/21/2017MizuhoUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$3.00 ➝ $7.50N/A
1/9/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/A
1/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral$6.00N/A
11/14/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/A
11/11/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$7.00 ➝ $4.25N/A
11/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$15.00 ➝ $6.00N/A
11/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$6.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
11/6/2016Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive$18.00 ➝ $10.00N/A
10/28/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$11.75 ➝ $9.00N/A
10/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$7.00N/A
10/28/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$12.00N/A
10/27/2016Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$10.00 ➝ $6.00N/A
10/27/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$12.00 ➝ $8.00N/A
10/27/2016MizuhoDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
10/26/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/A
10/25/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
(Data available from 10/22/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.28 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Community Health Systems, Inc. engages in the management and operations of hospitals. It operates general acute care hospitals and related healthcare entities that provide inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. The company was founded in March 1985 and is headquartered in Franklin, TN.
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Today's Range

Now: $11.18
Low: $11.01
High: $11.40

50 Day Range

MA: $11.73
Low: $9.78
High: $13.02

52 Week Range

Now: $11.18
Low: $4.39
High: $17.04


48,819 shs

Average Volume

2,072,623 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.48 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Community Health Systems?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Community Health Systems in the last year: Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse Group AG, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Global Securities, Seaport Res Ptn, TheStreet, Truist, Truist Securities, UBS Group AG, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Community Health Systems?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Community Health Systems in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $14.19, suggesting a possible upside of 24.7%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting CYH will reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $10.00 for Community Health Systems in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Community Health Systems?

Community Health Systems currently has 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in CYH, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Community Health Systems' investor relations team?

Community Health Systems' physical mailing address is 4000 MERIDIAN BOULEVARD, FRANKLIN TN, 37067. The company's listed phone number is (615) 465-7000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Community Health Systems is www.chs.net.