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Universal Health Services Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:UHS)

$141.00
+0.50 (+0.36 %)
(As of 11/21/2019 12:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
$140.56
Now: $141.00
$142.04
50-Day Range
$136.57
MA: $142.87
$147.51
52-Week Range
$112.79
Now: $141.00
$157.79
Volume5,829 shs
Average Volume686,424 shs
Market Capitalization$12.35 billion
P/E Ratio14.80
Dividend Yield0.56%
Beta1.06
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.77 billion
Cash Flow$14.42 per share
Book Value$59.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$779.71 million

Miscellaneous

Employees87,100
Market Cap$12.35 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Health Services' stock symbol?

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

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 Thursday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. This is a boost from Universal Health Services's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View Universal Health Services' Dividend History.

How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, December 17th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The health services provider reported $1.99 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.30 by $0.31. The health services provider earned $2.82 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.77 billion. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 6.48% and a return on equity of 15.80%. The firm's revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.23 EPS. View Universal Health Services' Earnings History.

When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Health Services.

What guidance has Universal Health Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Universal Health Services updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.60-$9.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.26.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services' share price to reach $149.87 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Health Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Health Services?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Health Services.

Has Universal Health Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about UHS stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Health Services earned a news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Universal Health Services.

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), Alphabet (GOOG), Starbucks (SBUX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Baidu (BIDU), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS) and General Electric (ge).

Who are Universal Health Services' key executives?

Universal Health Services' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Universal Health Services' major shareholders?

Universal Health Services' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.88%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.82%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.34%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.33%). Company insiders that own Universal Health Services stock include Marvin G Pember, Robert H Hotz and Steve Filton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Health Services.

Which major investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Hexavest Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Comerica Bank, WBI Investments Inc. and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Universal Health Services company stock in the last year include Marvin G Pember, Robert H Hotz and Steve Filton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services.

Which major investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Denali Advisors LLC and Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services.

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 $141.00.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $12.35 billion and generates $10.77 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $779.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.53 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Health Services employs 87,100 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Universal Health Services.

What is Universal Health Services' official website?

The official website for Universal Health Services is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Health Services (NYSE UHS)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  539 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  947
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Universal Health Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UHS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UHS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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