Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Community Health Systems, Inc. ( CYH ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CYH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $29.65, the dividend yield is .84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CYH was $29.65, representing a -9.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.70 and a 85.66% increase over the 52 week low of $15.97.

CYH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). CYH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports CYH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.11%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CYH Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CYH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CYH as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF ( RFV )
  • RevenueShares Mid Cap ( RWK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFV with an increase of 10.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CYH at 3.07%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CYH , FMS , HCA , RFV , RWK

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