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Universal Health Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.64 (-1.25 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $129.10
50-Day Range
MA: $135.78
52-Week Range
Now: $129.10
Volume502,140 shs
Average Volume576,253 shs
Market Capitalization$10.97 billion
P/E Ratio12.66
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 June 30, 2020, it owned and/or operated 356 inpatient facilities, and 41 outpatient and other facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. The company also provides commercial health insurance services. Universal Health Services, Inc. founded in 1978 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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Overall MarketRank

1.71 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

190th out of 1,925 stocks

General Medical & Surgical Hospitals Industry

2nd out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$15.17 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share


Net Income$814.85 million


Market Cap$10.97 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
-1.64 (-1.25 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Universal Health Services' stock was trading at $110.14 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UHS shares have increased by 17.2% and is now trading at $129.10.
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Is Universal Health Services a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Health Services in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Universal Health Services?

Wall Street analysts have given Universal Health Services a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Universal Health Services wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Universal Health Services' CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Universal Health Services CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Universal Health Services' employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Universal Health Services' next earnings date?

Universal Health Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were Universal Health Services' earnings last quarter?

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The health services provider reported $2.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.92 by $0.96. The health services provider had revenue of $2.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.78 billion. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 7.74% and a return on equity of 15.61%. The company's revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.99 EPS.
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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 given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th.
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What price target have analysts set for UHS?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Universal Health Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Universal Health Services' stock price to reach $141.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
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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 UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Universal Health Services' key executives?

Universal Health Services' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan B. Miller, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 82, Pay $5.47M)
  • Mr. Marc D. Miller, Pres & Director (Age 49, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Steve G. Filton, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 62, Pay $983.22k)
  • Mr. Marvin Gene Pember, Exec. VP & Pres of Acute Care Division (Age 66, Pay $922.68k)
  • Mr. Matthew Jay Peterson, Exec. VP & Pres of Behavioral Health Division (Age 50, Pay $332.69k)
  • Mr. Matthew David Klein, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Victor J. Radina, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Geraldine Johnson Geckle, Sr. VP of HR
  • Michael S. Nelson, Sr. VP of Strategic Services
  • Ms. Lynda Ann Smirz, Chief Medical Officer for Acute Care Division & VP

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.98%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Denali Advisors LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Resonant Capital Advisors LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Cypress Capital Group, RNC Capital Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, and Acropolis Investment Management 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.

What is Universal Health Services' stock price today?

One share of UHS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $129.10.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $10.97 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 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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