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Lowest Return on Equity in the Health Care Facilities Industry Detected in Shares of Community Health Systems (CYH, KND, THC, BKD, CSU)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Community Health Systems ranks lowest with a ROE of -6,105.8%. Following is Kindred Healthcare with a ROE of -5,744.9%. Tenet Healthcare ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3,465.7%.

Brookdale Senior Living follows with a ROE of -1,782.7%, and Capital Senior Living rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1,767.2%.

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 62.4%. We continue to monitor Community Health Systems for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest return on equity Community Health Systems kindred healthcare Tenet Healthcare brookdale senior living capital senior living

Ticker(s): CYH KND THC BKD CSU