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NYSE:UHSUniversal Health Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$109.44
+1.62 (+1.50 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$107.21
Now: $109.44
$110.11
50-Day Range
$88.61
MA: $98.35
$113.12
52-Week Range
$65.20
Now: $109.44
$157.06
Volume770,073 shs
Average Volume797,922 shs
Market Capitalization$9.29 billion
P/E Ratio12.91
Dividend Yield0.56%
Beta1.11
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.14 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$16.14 per share
Book Value$67.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$814.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees90,400
Market Cap$9.29 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (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 0.6% and is now trading at $109.44.
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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 4 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The health services provider reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73 by $2.20. The health services provider earned $2.73 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 period 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 announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th.
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How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

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

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Universal Health Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services' share price to reach $136.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Universal Health Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about UHS stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates 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 negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Health Services earned a daily sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,470,000 shares, an increase of 38.7% from the June 30th total of 1,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 746,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the 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), 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."

Who are Universal Health Services' major shareholders?

Universal Health Services' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (2.15%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.92%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.64%), Swiss National Bank (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.26%). Company insiders that own Universal Health Services stock include Marc D Miller, Marvin G Pember, Robert H Hotz and Steve Filton.
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Which institutional investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, First Trust Advisors LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Arizona State Retirement System, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Universal Health Services company stock in the last year include Marc D Miller, and Steve Filton.
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Which institutional investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, UBS Group AG, Nuance Investments LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Empowered Funds LLC.
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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 $109.44.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $9.29 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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