Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Health Care Facilities Industry Detected in Shares of Community Health Systems (CYH, HLS, USPH, ENSG, KND)
Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.
Community Health Systems ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 6.9%. Following is HealthSouth with a projected earnings growth of 7.8%. US Physical Therapy ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 9.2%.
Ensign Group Inc/The follows with a projected earnings growth of 16.7%, and Kindred Healthcare rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 19.1%.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Community Health Systems on May 3rd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $14.14. Since that call, shares of Community Health Systems have fallen 24.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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