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Shares of Community Health Systems Rank the Highest in Terms of EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Health Care Facilities Industry (CYH, KND, ACHC, WOOF, BKD)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Community Health Systems ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 66.86. Kindred Healthcare is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 45.97. Acadia Healthcare ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 20.59.

VCA Antech follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 18.03, and Brookdale Senior Living rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 17.18.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Community Health Systems on January 4th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.06. Since that recommendation, shares of Community Health Systems have risen 48.2%. We continue to monitor Community Health Systems for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio Community Health Systems kindred healthcare acadia healthcare vca antech brookdale senior living

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