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Relatively Low Price to Last Quarter Annualized Sales Ratio Detected in Shares of Community Health Systems in the Health Care Facilities Industry (CYH, THC, KND, LPNT, BKD)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest Price to Last Quarter Annualized (LQA) Sales ratios. Price/LQA Sales is a valuable metric used to compare comparable companies using the most recent sales data on an annualized basis. Generally, the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company.

Community Health Systems ranks lowest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.02. Tenet Healthcare is next with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.02. Kindred Healthcare ranks third lowest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.03.

LifePoint Hospitals follows with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.10, and Brookdale Senior Living rounds out the bottom five with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.13.

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 price to last quarter annualized sales ratio Community Health Systems Tenet Healthcare kindred healthcare Lifepoint Hospitals brookdale senior living

Ticker(s): CYH THC KND LPNT BKD