News coverage about Community Healthcare (NYSE:CHCT) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Healthcare earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.4425629022347 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several research analysts have issued reports on CHCT shares. B. Riley set a $29.00 price target on Community Healthcare and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, December 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Community Healthcare from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, February 19th. ValuEngine upgraded Community Healthcare from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Sandler O’Neill set a $28.00 price target on Community Healthcare and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 26th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Community Healthcare from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Community Healthcare currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.83.
NYSE:CHCT traded up $0.51 on Tuesday, hitting $26.04. The stock had a trading volume of 43,172 shares, compared to its average volume of 150,639. The firm has a market cap of $457.77, a P/E ratio of 18.45 and a beta of 0.78. Community Healthcare has a 52 week low of $22.41 and a 52 week high of $30.64.
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Community Healthcare Company Profile
Community Healthcare Trust, Inc engages in the acquisition of real estate properties that are leased to hospitals, doctors, healthcare systems, and other healthcare services providers. It invests in healthcare properties including outpatient treatment and diagnostic facilities; urgent care centers; acute care hospitals; ambulatory surgery centers; assisted living and long-term care facilities; medical office buildings; clinics; specialty hospitals; and treatment centers.
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