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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)

Stock Price: $146.14 USD 5.02 (3.56%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 12.44B
Revenue (ttm) 11.56B
Net Income (ttm) 943.95M
Shares Out 85.06M
EPS (ttm) 10.99
PE Ratio 13.30
Forward PE 12.79
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 0.14%
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $146.14
Previous Close $141.12
Change ($) 5.02
Change (%) 3.56%
Day's Open 142.00
Day's Range 142.01 - 147.02
Day's Volume 879,690
52-Week Range 86.51 - 147.02

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KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it will report results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021 after the market c...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Health's (UHS) affiliate Havenwyck Hospital forms a joint venture with Mercy Heath to construct a new inpatient behavioral health hospital.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hospitals make money on procedures, and HCA Healthcare is cheap and well-positioned to do just that.

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2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

Universal Health Services (UHS) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Reiterating six more Long Ideas post recent earnings reports.

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1 month ago - Forbes

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following guru-owned health care stocks have grown their book value per share over the past decade through March 11.

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1 month ago - GuruFocus

Riding high on its solid segments and an impressive top line, Universal Health (UHS) holds enough potential to reap benefits for investors.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will virtually pre...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Health's (UHS) fourth-quarter results reflect improved revenues across the company's segments, partly offset by elevated costs.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) roseĀ in after-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 28.67% over the past year to $3.59, which bea...

1 month ago - Benzinga

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its reported net income attributable to UHS was $308.7 million, or $3.60 per diluted ...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Health's (UHS) fourth-quarter results are likely to reflect gain from better revenues.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

If in search of bargains, investors may want to have a look at the following stocks, as their share prices are trading below the intrinsic value calculated by GuruFocus' free cash flow-based discounted ...

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1 month ago - GuruFocus

4 Hospital Stocks to Gain From Growth in Patient Admissions

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it will report results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020 af...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and wide margins of safety as of Jan. 12.

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3 months ago - GuruFocus

Rising high on solid segments and solvency levels, Universal Health (UHS) holds potential to reap benefits for investors.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

As the Covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) and Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) continue to be distributed throughout the U.S. and internationally to doctors, nurses, the elderly and o...

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3 months ago - GuruFocus

Over halfway through the trading day on Tuesday, and the broad markets have largely traded sideways, although a little positive.

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3 months ago - 24/7 Wall Street

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Hospital companies might feel the heat from price transparency rules, effective Jan 1, 2021.

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Let's see if Universal Health (UHS) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

UHS has seen some near-term uncertainty from the effects of COVID-19, but I see the long-term growth thesis as being intact. It has a strong track record of growth and stands to benefit from the coming ...

4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

President Trump issues two 'groundbreaking' rules to lower drug prices

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President Trump speaks on two new rules that will limit the price of drugs in the U.S. One rule will require discounts to be passed to patients. The second will require drugs for Medicare to be based on...

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4 months ago - CNBC Television

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) CEO Alan Miller on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

5 months ago - Seeking Alpha

Universal Health's (UHS) third-quarter results reflect higher revenues and lower expenses.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Universal Health Services (UHS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 41.18% and 6.05%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its reported net income attributable to UHS was $241.3 million, or $2.82 per diluted ...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Coronavirus is going to affect the earnings results of healthcare players. While hospitals and health insurers might have suffered the COVID-19 impact, others providing virtual care and COVID-19-related...

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5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Universal Health's (UHS) third-quarter earnings results are likely to reflect depressed revenues and weak admissions.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it will report results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2020 after the marke...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Riding high on its solvency position, strong segments and strategic initiatives, Universal Health (UHS) holds potential to reap benefits.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Value investors seeking bargain opportunities may be interested in the following three stocks, as their share prices are trading below the intrinsic value estimated by the GuruFocus Value Line.

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5 months ago - GuruFocus

Universal Health Services (UHS) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

6 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

If ACA is upheld, it could be good for healthcare providers: RBC's healthcare analyst

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Gary Taylor of JPMorgan and Frank Morgan of RBC Capital Markets join "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the healthcare industry as the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing Amy Coney Barrett and ahe...

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6 months ago - CNBC Television

Hospital operator Universal Health Services said on Monday that it is reconnecting its IT network following a cyberattack that prompted it to shut down its network a little over a week ago.

6 months ago - Reuters

Universal Health Services Inc said on Thursday that its corporate network is being restored after a malware incident knocked it out for five days.

6 months ago - Reuters

While the Zacks Medical-Hospital industry was at the receiving end of the coronavirus pandemic, which caused a decline in elective procedures and consequently, dried up the revenues, federal dollars cam...

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6 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Universal Health Services Inc. UHS, -0.93% said Tuesday there had been "an information security incident" on Sunday, and the King of Prussia, Pa.-based hospital company had sin...

6 months ago - Market Watch

Universal Health Services confirmed Monday that its network had been knocked offline due to an unspecified "IT security issue."

6 months ago - Forbes

This could be the largest medical cyberattack in U.S. history. Universal Health Services (UHS), a healthcare provider with 400 facilities, had its IT network taken offline by what appears to be a sweepi...

6 months ago - Fast Company

The hospital chain said no patient or employee data appears to have been accessed.

6 months ago - CNET

Universal Health Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S., has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack hit UHS systems early on Sunday morning, according to two people with dire...

6 months ago - TechCrunch

Universal Health (UHS) and Tenet Healthcare (THC) are poised to grow. On comparative evaluation, we try to discover which is a more profitable bet based on the fundamentals.

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6 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The death of justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg changes the dynamics of the upcoming Obamacare case at the high court.

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6 months ago - CNBC

Riding high on segmental contributions and a solid balance sheet, Universal Health (UHS) has potential to reap benefits for investors.

7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc.

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc.

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

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7 months ago - Seeking Alpha

About UHS

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, and outpatient and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services and Behavioral Health Care Services segments. Its hospitals 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 25, 2021, it owned and/or operated 360 inpatient... [Read more...]

Industry
Medical Care Facilities
Founded
1978
CEO
Alan Miller
Employees
68,100
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
UHS
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, UHS's revenue was $11.56 billion, an increase of 1.59% compared to the previous year's $11.38 billion. Earnings were $943.95 million, an increase of 15.84%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 15 analysts, the average rating for UHS stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 149.00, which is an increase of 1.96% from the latest price.

Price Target
$149.00
(1.96% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy