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Universal Health Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.76 (+2.69 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 06:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $105.39
50-Day Range
MA: $112.15
52-Week Range
Now: $105.39
Volume478,700 shs
Average Volume768,445 shs
Market Capitalization$8.95 billion
P/E Ratio12.43
Dividend YieldN/A
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$14.84 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share


Net Income$814.85 million


Market Cap$8.95 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Universal Health Services' stock was trading at $110.14 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UHS shares have decreased by 4.3% and is now trading at $105.39.
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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) announced its earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The health services provider reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate 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 company's quarterly revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.76%. 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 of Directors has authorized a stock 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 repurchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Universal Health Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $132.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Universal Health Services?

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

Who are Universal Health Services' major shareholders?

Universal Health Services' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.30%), Nordea Investment Management AB (4.95%), FMR LLC (4.56%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (3.57%), LSV Asset Management (2.15%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.68%). 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., PGGM Investments, FMR LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Bank of Nova Scotia. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Scout Investments Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, LSV Asset Management, and UBS Group AG.
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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 $105.39.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $8.95 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 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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