2. As of noon trading, Community Health Systems ( CYH) is up $1.00 (2.3%) to $44.21 on average volume. Thus far, 939,653 shares of Community Health Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.91-$44.27 after having opened the day at $43.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.21.

Community Health Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides general and specialized hospital healthcare services to patients in the United States. Community Health Systems has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 40.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Community Health Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Community Health Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Community Health Systems Ratings Report now.

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