How to buy Community Health Systems (CYH) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Community Health Systems shares.

Community Health Systems Inc (CYH) is a publicly traded medical care facilities business based in the US. On 28 September Community Health Systems shares leapt 9.87% to a closing position of $2.45. Over the last 12 months, Community Health Systems's share price has risen by 24.67% from $12.3. Community Health Systems is listed on the NYSE and employs 51,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Community Health Systems

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: CYH in this case.
  5. Research Community Health Systems shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Community Health Systems shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 100x Community Health Systems shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £6.68
£1,342.67 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £15.44
£1,351.42 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £13.36
£1,349.35 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £25.31
£1,361.30 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.34
£1,337.32 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £28.03
£1,364.01 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £6.68
£1,342.67 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £26.20
£1,362.19 total
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Community Health Systems share price (NYSE:CYH)

Use our graph to track the performance of CYH stocks over time.

Community Health Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $15.335

1 week (2022-09-27) 587.67%
1 month (2022-09-02) 474.34%
3 months (2022-07-01) 280.52%
2 years (2020-10-02) 245.38%
3 years (2019-10-04) 300.39%
5 years (2017-10-04) 107.79%

Is it a good time to buy Community Health Systems stock?

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Is Community Health Systems under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

P/E ratio

Community Health Systems's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Community Health Systems shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

EBITDA

Community Health Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.5 billion (£1.3 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Community Health Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Community Health Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
Open$15.4
High$15.685
Low$15.1186
Close$15.335
Previous close$15.55
Change$-0.215
Change %-1.3826%
Volume762,735
Information last updated 2022-10-03.
52-week range$2.14 - $15.29
50-day moving average$3.1568
200-day moving average$7.7999
Wall St. target price$5.52
PE ratio0.943
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$2.28

Community Health Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Community Health Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Community Health Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.14 up to $15.29. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CYH.US volatility(beta: 1.77)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Community Health Systems's is 1.7695. This would suggest that Community Health Systems's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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