Reviving Healthcare Stocks in Expert’s Opinion: Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX), Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH)

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares an increase 1.14% to $5.33.

Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked ELGX in recent few months. In ratings table the ELGX given BUY ratings by 5 analysts in current phase. While 6 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommend it as Overweight security.

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $-0.15 at current month while compared with $-0.15 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $-0.20 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $-0.71 as compared to one month ago of $-0.71, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $-0.66.

The total volume of 8.07 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 1720.63 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -49.90%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 16.90%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 2.32.

Several matter pinch shares of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) [Trend Analysis], as shares surging 0.35% to $5.73 with a share volume of 2.39 Million. The CYH held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The CYH ratings chart showed that 14 gave HOLD ratings for the current month, whereas, 3 analysts out of pool gave UNDERWEIGHT rating. For stocks’ current month, 2 analysts opted for BUY ratings as compared to 2 opting for SELL in the same period. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 6.63 as compared to current price of 5.73.

Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.18 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $0.18 as compared to one month ago of $0.24, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $0.70.

The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 38.07% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -75.52%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 1.70 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 8.41. The float short ratio was 23.82%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 4.41.

 

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