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NYSE:UHS

Universal Health Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$102.53
-1.88 (-1.80 %)
(As of 09/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$99.96
Now: $102.53
$104.00
50-Day Range
$101.58
MA: $111.84
$122.03
52-Week Range
$65.20
Now: $102.53
$151.18
Volume737,581 shs
Average Volume770,232 shs
Market Capitalization$8.71 billion
P/E Ratio12.09
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.09
Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other segments. Its hospital offer general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services. As of February 27, 2019, it owned and/or operated 350 inpatient facilities, and 37 outpatient and other facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. Universal Health Services, Inc. founded in 1978 and is headquartered in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.79 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
SectorMedical
CUSIP91390310
Phone610-768-3300

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$14.44 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$814.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees90,400
Market Cap$8.71 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$102.53
-1.88 (-1.80 %)
(As of 09/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Universal Health Services' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Universal Health Services' stock was trading at $110.14 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UHS shares have decreased by 6.9% and is now trading at $102.53.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Universal Health Services?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The health services provider reported $2.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $2.20. The health services provider earned $2.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.47 billion. Universal Health Services had a return on equity of 14.75% and a net margin of 6.53%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.76 earnings per share.
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How often does Universal Health Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 31st. Investors of record on Monday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th.
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How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, December 17th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

12 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $132.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,320,000 shares, a decrease of 17.0% from the August 15th total of 1,590,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 700,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Universal Health Services' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Universal Health Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Universal Health Services investors own include Netflix (NFLX), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Universal Health Services' key executives?

Universal Health Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan B. Miller, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 81)
  • Mr. Marc D. Miller, Pres & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Steve G. Filton, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Marvin Gene Pember, Exec. VP & Pres of Acute Care Division (Age 65)
  • Mr. Matthew D. Klein, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel

What is Universal Health Services' stock symbol?

Universal Health Services trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UHS."

How do I buy shares of Universal Health Services?

Shares of UHS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Universal Health Services' stock price today?

One share of UHS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $102.53.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $8.71 billion and generates $11.38 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $814.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.99 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Health Services employs 90,400 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Health Services' official website?

The official website for Universal Health Services is www.uhsinc.com.

How can I contact Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services' mailing address is 367 S GULPH RD, KING OF PRUSSIA PA, 19406. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 610-768-3300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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