NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Community Health Systems Inc (NYSE: CYH) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $15.73, below its previous 52-week low of $15.91 with 342,610 shares traded as of 10:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Community Health Systems has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 55.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Community Health Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services through the operation of hospitals in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.5, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 5.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Community Health Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Community Health Systems Ratings Report.

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