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Current Change: Quorum Health Corporation (NYSE: QHC)

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Quorum Health Corporation is in the health care providers industry and healthcare sector. The company CEO is Robert H. Fish. Quorum Health Corp along with its subsidiaries owns and operates hospitals. Its hospital provides services including general acute care, emergency room, general and specialty surgery, medicine, obstetrics, diagnostic, psychiatric and rehabilitation services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The QHC stock showed a previous change of -2.94% with an open at 1.70 and a close of 1.65. It reached an intraday high of 1.70 and a low of 1.64.

SeekingAlpha:  Quorum Health discontinues hospital operations in Illinois

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $51.6m with 31.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 28.2m shares. Trading volume reached 197,025 shares compared to its average volume of 401,467 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Quorum Health Corporation shares returned -11.76% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -14.51%. Over three months, it changed -23.26%. In one year it has changed -66.12% and within that year its 52-week high was 6.25 and its 52-week low was 0.95. QHC stock is 73.68% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 3.17 and a 50 day moving average of 1.72. Currently QHC stock is trading -47.87% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  Quorum Health Corporation Discontinues Inpatient Operations at a Hospital in Illinois

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -6.95 that ended on 31st of December 2018. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.44. The TTM EPS is -1.68.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/10/2019): -1.33
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 03/12/2019): -0.71
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/06/2018): -1.85
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/08/2018): -0.92
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/09/2018): -3.48

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 6,759,052, which was 21.63% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 12.82. This stock has a high level of short interest and may fall in value in the near term.

The current calculated beta is 2.08.

Business Wire:  Quorum Health Corporation Discontinues Inpatient Operations at a Hospital in Illinois

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -8.65%, profit margin is -7.65%, price-to-sales is 0.03 and price-to-book is 66.67.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 0  :Overall Score

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