NYSE:UHS - Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$114.55 -0.46 (-0.40 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 11:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$115.52
Today's Range$114.27 - $115.52
52-Week Range$95.26 - $128.15
Volume6,042 shs
Average Volume814,487 shs
Market Capitalization$10.86 billion
P/E Ratio15.27
Dividend Yield0.35%
Beta0.83
Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B logoUniversal 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio1.19
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.27
Forward P/E Ratio12.20
P/E Growth1.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.41 billion
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$12.3972 per share
Price / Cash9.24
Book Value$53.61 per share
Price / Book2.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.53
Net Income$752.30 million
Net Margins7.34%
Return on Equity15.24%
Return on Assets7.15%

Miscellaneous

Employees83,100
Outstanding Shares94,400,000

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, November 16th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The health services provider reported $2.45 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.59 by $0.14. The health services provider had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.75 billion. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B had a net margin of 7.34% and a return on equity of 15.24%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.10 earnings per share. 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 Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

14 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's shares. Their predictions range from $114.00 to $147.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B's share price to reach $133.00 in the next year. 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 HCA Healthcare (HCA), 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)

Has Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about UHS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the health services provider an impact score of 45.82 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.86%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.04%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.30%), UBS Group AG (1.25%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.23%). 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 Boston Partners, Wells Fargo & Company MN, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Redmile Group LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, UBS Group AG, Natixis, Schroder Investment Management Group, Seizert Capital Partners LLC and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. 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 $114.55.

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

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B has a market capitalization of $10.86 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.

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 [email protected]


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

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  464 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  318 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  782
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B 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 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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