UHS - Universal Health Services, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
127.03
+1.78 (+1.42%)
At close: 4:02PM EST
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Previous Close125.25
Open125.10
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range124.51 - 127.69
52 Week Range109.37 - 139.63
Volume702,311
Avg. Volume882,777
Market Cap11.687B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.25
PE Ratio (TTM)14.24
EPS (TTM)8.92
Earnings DateFeb 27, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.40 (0.32%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-30
1y Target Est138.39
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  • Markit23 hours ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

    # Universal Health Services Inc ### NYSE:UHS View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * Bearish sentiment is low ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for UHS with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Neutral ETF activity is neutral. The net inflows of $10.90 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold UHS are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit | Neutral According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year, but is easing. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Neutral The current level displays a neutral indicator. UHS credit default swap spreads are decreasing, indicating some improvement in the market's perception of the company's credit worthiness. Additionally, they are within the middle of the range set over the last three years. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • PR Newswire6 days ago

    Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Date For 2018 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings Release And Conference Call

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) announced today that it will report results for its 2018 fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018 after the market closes on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  There will be a conference call for investors and analysts at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  The dial-in number is 1-877-648-7971.

  • Should Investors Be Happy About Universal Health Services, Inc.’s (NYSE:UHS) Cash Levels?
    Simply Wall St.7 days ago

    Should Investors Be Happy About Universal Health Services, Inc.’s (NYSE:UHS) Cash Levels?

    Two important questions to ask before you buy Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) is, how it makes money and how it spends its cash. What is left after investment, determines Read More...

  • Markit9 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

    # Universal Health Services Inc ### NYSE:UHS View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for UHS with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Positive ETF activity is positive. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding UHS is favorable, with net inflows of $18.12 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit | Positive According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Neutral The current level displays a neutral indicator. UHS credit default swap spreads are within the middle of their range for the last three years. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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  • Markit14 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

    The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising.

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  • PR Newswire27 days ago

    Universal Health Services, Inc. To Present At The 37th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at ...

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  • Longtime UHS executive gets new job leading Acadia
    American City Business Journals29 days ago

    Longtime UHS executive gets new job leading Acadia

    Debra K. Osteen, who earlier this month announced her plans to retire as the longtime president of the behavioral health division of Universal Health Services, has landed a new job as CEO of Acadia Healthcare Co. Acadia (NASDAQ: ACHC), based in Franklin, Tenn., operates 586 behavioral health care facilities with about 18,000 beds in 40 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Osteen replaces Joey Jacobs, who was removed by the Acadia's board from his roles as the company's CEO and chairman. “We are thrilled that Debbie Osteen became available to lead Acadia.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.
    Markit29 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

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  • MarketWatchlast month

    Universal Health increases stock buyback

    Universal Health Services Inc. said late Monday that it increased its stock buyback program by $500 million. The company's stock was flat in after-hours trading. The company has authorized a total of $1.7 billion in stock repurchases. Universal stock fell 2.2% to $118.49 in regular trading Monday as the S&P 500 index fell 2.1%.

  • PR Newswirelast month

    Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Increase To Stock Repurchase Program

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors authorized a $500 million increase to its stock repurchase program. ...

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    Is Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) Potentially Undervalued?

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  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.
    Markitlast month

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

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  • Hedge Funds Are Betting On Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)
    Insider Monkeylast month

    Hedge Funds Are Betting On Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)

    Based on the fact that hedge funds have collectively under-performed the market for several years, it would be easy to assume that their stock picks simply aren’t very good. However, our research shows this not to be the case. In fact, when it comes to their very top picks collectively, they show a strong ability […]

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  • PR Newswirelast month

    Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Retirement Of Debra K. Osteen, President Of The Behavioral Health Division

    Over her 35-year tenure with UHS, and as President of the Behavioral Health Division since 1999, Ms. Osteen has helped the Division to become the largest system of freestanding behavioral health facilities in the United States. Under her leadership, through acquisition, expansion and addition, the Division has grown from 23 to over 300 behavioral health facilities, treating currently over 620,000 inpatients annually. "It has been my great privilege to work with a highly talented and committed team at UHS, and I am very proud of what we have accomplished as an organization, bringing much needed care to more patients," said Debbie Osteen.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.
    Markit2 months ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

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  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Universal Health Services, Inc. to Present at December Healthcare Conferences

    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at ...

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.
    Markit2 months ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Universal Health Services Inc.

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