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Universal Health Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$116.39
-2.34 (-1.97%)
(As of 12/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$116.23
$122.53
50-Day Range
$116.39
$144.76
52-Week Range
$116.23
$165.00
Volume
1.02 million shs
Average Volume
644,641 shs
Market Capitalization
$9.36 billion
P/E Ratio
9.37
Dividend Yield
0.67%
Beta
1.15
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About Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc. operates as a healthcare management company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, and outpatient facilities. It operates through the following segments: Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other. The Other segment consists of centralized services such as information technology, purchasing, reimbursement, accounting and finance, taxation, legal, advertising, and design and construction. The company was founded by Alan B. Miller in 1979 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-Industry
Health Care Facilities
Sector
Medical
CUSIP
91390310
Employees
73,450
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.56 billion
Cash Flow
$15.40 per share
Book Value
$79.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$943.95 million
Pretax Margin
11.15%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
71,991,000
Market Cap
$9.36 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/24/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/30/2021
Today
12/02/2021
Dividend Payable
12/15/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/24/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.98 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

37th out of 1,392 stocks

General Medical & Surgical Hospitals Industry

2nd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.0Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Universal Health Services a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Universal Health Services stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UHS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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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 (WHO). Since then, UHS stock has increased by 5.7% and is now trading at $116.39.
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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, February 24th 2022.
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How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) released its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, October, 24th. The health services provider reported $2.67 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.75 by $0.08. The health services provider earned $3.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.11 billion. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 8.52% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.41%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.88 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 Wednesday, November 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 30th.
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Is Universal Health Services a good dividend stock?

Universal Health Services pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.67%. The dividend payout ratio of Universal Health Services is 6.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Universal Health Services will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.61% next year. This indicates that Universal Health Services will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, July 26th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 7.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $152.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Universal Health Services' key executives?

Universal Health Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Marc Daniel Miller, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Steve G. Filton, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive VP
  • Ehab Hanna, Chief Medical Information Officer & Staff VP
  • Paul Stefanacci, Chief Medical Officer & VP-Quality Management
  • Matthew J. Peterson, EVP & President-Behavioral Health Division

What is Alan B. Miller's approval rating as Universal Health Services' CEO?

237 employees have rated Universal Health Services CEO Alan B. Miller on Glassdoor.com. Alan B. Miller has an approval rating of 63% among Universal Health Services' employees. This puts Alan B. Miller in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.14%), Invesco Ltd. (4.20%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.51%), Nordea Investment Management AB (2.70%), Boston Partners (2.47%) and American Century Companies Inc. (2.36%). Company insiders that own Universal Health Services stock include Eileen C Mcdonnell, Elliot J Md Mba Sussman, Lawrence S Gibbs, Marc D Miller, Marc W Booth and Matthew Jay Peterson.
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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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and Glenview Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Universal Health Services company stock in the last year include Eileen C Mcdonnell, Elliot J Md Mba Sussman, Lawrence S Gibbs, Marc W Booth, and Matthew Jay Peterson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Camber Capital Management LP, Invesco Ltd., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, and Pura Vida Investments 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Universal Health Services' stock price today?

One share of UHS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.39.

How much money does Universal Health Services make?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $9.36 billion and generates $11.56 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $943.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $12.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Universal Health Services have?

Universal Health Services employs 73,450 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Health Services' official website?

The official website for Universal Health Services is www.uhsinc.com.

Where are Universal Health Services' headquarters?

Universal Health Services is headquartered at 367 S GULPH RD, KING OF PRUSSIA PA, 19406.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 610-768-3336.


This page was last updated on 12/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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