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NYSE:UHS

Universal Health Services Stock Forecast, Price & News

$131.55
-0.46 (-0.35 %)
(As of 12/3/2020 03:10 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.21
Now: $131.55
$131.99
50-Day Range
$105.45
MA: $121.50
$133.95
52-Week Range
$65.20
Now: $131.55
$148.27
Volume9,352 shs
Average Volume738,902 shs
Market Capitalization$11.18 billion
P/E Ratio15.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.06
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.65 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General medical & surgical hospitals
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Facilities
SectorMedical
CUSIP91390310
Phone610-768-3300
Employees90,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.38 billion
Cash Flow$19.01 per share
Book Value$64.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$814.85 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$11.18 billion
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$131.55
-0.46 (-0.35 %)
(As of 12/3/2020 03:10 PM ET)
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Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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. Since then, UHS stock has increased by 19.4% and is now trading at $131.48.
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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 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Universal Health Services?

Wall Street analysts have given Universal Health Services a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year 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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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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The health services provider reported $2.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.92 by $0.96. The health services provider had revenue of $2.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.78 billion. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 6.53% and a return on equity of 14.75%. The firm's revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.99 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 31st. Stockholders 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 0.61%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th.
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How will Universal Health Services' stock buyback program work?

Universal Health Services declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Monday, December 17th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for UHS?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Universal Health Services' shares. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Health Services' share price to reach $134.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.5% 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.94%), State Street Corp (4.16%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.20%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.14%), LSV Asset Management (2.13%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.12%). 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 institutional investors are selling Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, State Street Corp, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Universal Health Services stock?

UHS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Boston Partners, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Camber Capital Management LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Solel Partners LP.
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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 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 $131.48.

How big of a company is Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services has a market capitalization of $11.17 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 90,000 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 12/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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