Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH - Free Report) reported second-quarter loss of 1 cent per share, which was considerably better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 43 cents. In the year ago quarter, the company has incurred a loss of 31 cents per share. Earnings suffered from a decline in patient admissions.
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Among other players in the healthcare industry that have reported second-quarter earnings so far, the bottom line at UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH - Free Report) , HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA - Free Report) and Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS - Free Report) beat estimates.
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