CHS shares sink to all-time low

Shares of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems closed Oct. 12 at $2.62, their lowest closing price ever and down 1.5 percent from the day prior.

The hospital chain's stock price traded as low as $2.56 and as high as $2.76 on Oct. 12 after closing Oct. 11 at $2.66 per share. Over the past year, CHS shares have traded between $2.56 and $6.64.

CHS saw its net loss shrink in the second quarter of 2018 as the company continued to refine its hospital portfolio. The company is using proceeds from the hospital divestitures to pay down its debt load.

More articles on healthcare finance:

22 latest hospital bankruptcies, closures
Indiana hospital files for bankruptcy, scales back services
HCA, CHS may feel a pinch from Hurricane Michael

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.


Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months