Universal Health Services Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:UHS)

$150.12
+0.11 (+0.07 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$149.23
Now: $150.12
$151.66
50-Day Range
$141.67
MA: $147.24
$154.47
52-Week Range
$112.79
Now: $150.12
$157.79
Volume1.12 million shs
Average Volume656,307 shs
Market Capitalization$13.28 billion
P/E Ratio15.75
Dividend Yield0.53%
Beta1.09
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. Read More…

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$10.77 billion
Cash Flow$14.5748 per share
Book Value$59.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$779.71 million

Miscellaneous

Employees87,100
Market Cap$13.28 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Universal Health Services' stock symbol?

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

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 Thursday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. This is a boost from Universal Health Services's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View Universal Health Services' Dividend History.

How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

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

How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The health services provider reported $2.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.27. The health services provider earned $2.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.81 billion. Universal Health Services had a return on equity of 16.41% and a net margin of 7.25%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.47 earnings per share. View Universal Health Services' Earnings History.

When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Health Services.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

16 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Universal Health Services' shares. Their predictions range from $125.00 to $170.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services' share price to reach $149.3750 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Health Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Health Services?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Health Services.

Has Universal Health Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about UHS stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Health Services earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Universal Health Services.

Who are some of Universal Health Services' key competitors?

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

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), Alphabet (GOOG), Broadcom (AVGO), Starbucks (SBUX), General Electric (ge), Baidu (BIDU), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Universal Health Services' key executives?

Universal Health Services' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Universal Health Services' major shareholders?

Universal Health Services' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.19%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), BlackRock Inc. (7.30%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.14%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.81%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.59%). Company insiders that own Universal Health Services stock include Marvin G Pember and Robert H Hotz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Health Services.

Which institutional investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Vanguard Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Mackenzie Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold Universal Health Services company stock in the last year include Marvin G Pember and Robert H Hotz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services.

Which institutional investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., AQR Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Nuance Investments LLC, UBS Group AG and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Health Services.

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 $150.12.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $13.28 billion and generates $10.77 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $779.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.53 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Health Services employs 87,100 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Universal Health Services.

What is Universal Health Services' official website?

The official website for Universal Health Services is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Health Services (NYSE UHS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  531 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  397 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  928
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Universal Health Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UHS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UHS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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