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NYSE:UHSUniversal Health Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$104.17
-1.40 (-1.33 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 02:03 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$101.20
Now: $104.17
$106.10
50-Day Range
$85.38
MA: $99.70
$110.53
52-Week Range
$65.20
Now: $104.17
$157.79
Volume571,560 shs
Average Volume675,323 shs
Market Capitalization$8.85 billion
P/E Ratio12.72
Dividend Yield0.77%
Beta1.05
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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.90 out of 5 stars


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$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$15.95 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$814.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees90,400
Market Cap$8.85 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UHS shares have decreased by 5.4% and is now trading at $104.17. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Universal Health Services.

When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Universal Health Services.

How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) announced its earnings results on Monday, April, 27th. The health services provider reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.86. The health services provider earned $2.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.88 billion. Universal Health Services had a return on equity of 14.89% and a net margin of 6.34%. The company's revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.45 earnings per share. View Universal Health Services' earnings history.

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 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th. View Universal Health Services' dividend history.

How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Monday, December 17th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Universal Health Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Universal Health Services issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.30-11.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.76. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.960-12.116 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.86 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

12 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $170.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $142.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Universal Health Services.

Has Universal Health Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about UHS stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Universal Health Services earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutUniversal Health Services.

Are investors shorting Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,040,000 shares, a decline of 11.3% from the April 30th total of 2,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 931,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Universal Health Services' Current Options Chain.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.33%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.32%), State Street Corp (4.23%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (3.43%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.16%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (2.10%). Company insiders that own Universal Health Services stock include Marc D Miller, Marvin G Pember, Robert H Hotz and Steve Filton. View institutional ownership trends for Universal Health Services.

Which major investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., Nuance Investments LLC, UBS Group AG, Janus Henderson Group PLC, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have sold Universal Health Services company stock in the last year include Marc D Miller, Marvin G Pember, Robert H Hotz, and Steve Filton. View insider buying and selling activity for Universal Health Services.

Which major investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Camber Capital Management LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $104.17.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $8.85 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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