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NYSE:UHSUniversal Health Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$93.18
+0.29 (+0.31 %)
(As of 07/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$92.26
Now: $93.18
$96.00
50-Day Range
$89.30
MA: $99.81
$111.21
52-Week Range
$65.20
Now: $93.18
$157.79
Volume669,246 shs
Average Volume812,592 shs
Market Capitalization$7.91 billion
P/E Ratio11.38
Dividend Yield0.86%
Beta1.03
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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.58 out of 5 stars


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$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$16.09 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$814.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees90,400
Market Cap$7.91 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Universal Health Services' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Universal Health Services' stock was trading at $110.14 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UHS stock has decreased by 15.4% and is now trading at $93.18. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Universal Health Services?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Universal Health Services.

When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Universal Health Services.

How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) released its earnings results on Monday, April, 27th. The health services provider reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.86. The health services provider earned $2.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.88 billion. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 6.34% and a return on equity of 14.89%. The business's revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.45 EPS. View Universal Health Services' earnings history.

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 given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. 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 authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, December 17th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

13 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $141.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Universal Health Services.

Has Universal Health Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about UHS stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Universal Health Services earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Universal Health Services.

Are investors shorting Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,940,000 shares, a decrease of 11.4% from the May 31st total of 2,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 896,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Universal Health Services' Current Options Chain.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Broadcom (AVGO), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Alphabet (GOOG).

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 $93.18.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $7.91 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 7/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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