NYSE:UHS - Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$124.03 -0.59 (-0.47 %)
(As of 10/17/2018 10:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$124.62
Today's Range$123.82 - $124.97
52-Week Range$95.26 - $132.63
Volume2,011 shs
Average Volume782,203 shs
Market Capitalization$11.93 billion
P/E Ratio16.48
Dividend Yield0.33%
Beta0.83
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 28, 2018, it owned and/or operated 326 inpatient facilities, and 32 outpatient and other facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. Universal Health Services, Inc. founded in 1978 and is headquartered in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:UHS
CUSIP91390310
Phone610-768-3300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio1.20

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.48
Forward P/E Ratio13.04
P/E Growth1.2

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.41 billion
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$12.0769 per share
Price / Cash10.27
Book Value$53.61 per share
Price / Book2.31

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.53
Net Income$752.30 million
Net Margins7.68%
Return on Equity15.74%
Return on Assets7.48%

Miscellaneous

Employees83,100
Outstanding Shares93,340,000
Market Cap$11.93 billion

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's stock symbol?

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

How often does Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, September 17th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 31st. View Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's Dividend History.

How will Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, November 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The health services provider reported $2.47 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.39 by $0.08. The health services provider earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.72 billion. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B had a return on equity of 15.74% and a net margin of 7.68%. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.94 EPS. View Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's Earnings History.

When is Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's next earnings date?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's shares. Their predictions range from $114.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's share price to reach $135.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

Who are some of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B include Tenet Healthcare (THC), LifePoint Health (LPNT), Surgery Partners (SGRY), Community Health Systems (CYH) and Quorum Health (QHC).

Who are Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's key executives?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alan B. Miller, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 80)
  • Mr. Marc D. Miller, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Steve G. Filton, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Ms. Debra K. Osteen, Exec. VP & Pres of Behavioral Health Care Division (Age 62)
  • Mr. Marvin Gene Pember, Exec. VP & Pres of Acute Care Division (Age 64)

Who are Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's major shareholders?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hexavest Inc. (0.49%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.09%), Andra AP fonden (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

Which major investors are selling Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Andra AP fonden, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

Which major investors are buying Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B stock?

UHS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, First Hawaiian Bank, Raymond James Trust N.A. and CENTRAL TRUST Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

How do I buy shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B?

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's stock price today?

One share of UHS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $124.97.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B has a market capitalization of $11.93 billion and generates $10.41 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $752.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.53 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B employs 83,100 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's official website?

The official website for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B is http://www.uhsinc.com.

How can I contact Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B?

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's 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 karen.ster[email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE UHS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  483 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  341 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  824
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This page was last updated on 10/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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