Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS): Price and Financial Metrics

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS): $124.96

1.71 (+1.39%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where UHS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.09% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UHS is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • UHS's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 17.16% of US stocks).

UHS Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $11,890,961,989, Universal Health Services Inc has a greater market value than 82.8% of US stocks.
  • UHS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 515.2 -- higher than 94.43% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • UHS's went public 32.03 years ago, making it older than 84.38% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Health Services Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TPL, AIZ, LU, PRI, and UNM.
  • Visit UHS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.uhsinc.com.

UHS Valuation Summary

  • UHS's EV/EBIT ratio is 11; this is 62.46% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, UHS's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.
  • Over the past 243 months, UHS's price/earnings ratio has gone down 14.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UHS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UHS 2021-08-31 1.1 2 11.9 11.0
UHS 2021-08-30 1.1 2 12.0 11.0
UHS 2021-08-27 1.1 2 12.0 11.1
UHS 2021-08-26 1.1 2 11.9 11.0
UHS 2021-08-25 1.1 2 11.9 11.0
UHS 2021-08-24 1.1 2 11.9 11.0

UHS Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 27.66%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -25.23%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -23.76%.
Over the past 15 months, UHS's revenue has gone up $1,273,908,000.

The table below shows UHS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 12,642.12 883.695 991.59
2021-09-30 12,453.8 703.687 1,061.174
2021-06-30 12,210.34 1,028.248 1,084.102
2021-03-31 11,742.22 1,929.902 1,011.007
2020-12-31 11,558.9 2,360.169 943.953
2020-09-30 11,368.21 2,607.316 880.421

UHS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • UHS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 59.02% of graded US stocks.
  • UHS's asset turnover comes in at 0.933 -- ranking 23rd of 81 Healthcare stocks.
  • LH, FLGT, and TDOC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with UHS.

The table below shows UHS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.933 1 0.150
2021-03-31 0.909 1 0.146
2020-12-31 0.921 1 0.138
2020-09-30 0.939 1 0.130
2020-06-30 0.959 1 0.110
2020-03-31 0.978 1 0.106

UHS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of UHS, see our UHS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $169.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.89 (Hold)

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UHS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $124.96 52-week high $165.00
Prev. close $123.25 52-week low $116.23
Day low $123.30 Volume 479,500
Day high $125.01 Avg. volume 705,687
50-day MA $135.50 Dividend yield 0.64%
200-day MA $136.00 Market Cap 9.35B

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) Company Bio

Universal Health Services owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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Latest UHS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Universal Health Services Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UHS as an investment opportunity.

Universal Health stock rises 9% after Q4 earnings beat; plans $1.4B buyback program

Universal Health Services (UHS +8.8%) stock rose following its Q4 results which beat analysts' estimates. Net revenues for the fourth quarter rose 6.1% Y/Y to $3.28B. Q4 adjusted net income declined to $235.1M, compared to $307.9M in Q4 2020. During Q4, at the company's acute care hospitals owned during both periods...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Universal Health (UHS) Q4 Earnings Beat on Higher Patient Days

Universal Health Services (UHS) expects capital expenditures for 2022 to increase from the 2021 level to the range of $950-$1,100 million.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Universal Health Services Non-GAAP EPS of $2.95 beats by $0.08, revenue of $3.28B beats by $150M

Universal Health Services press release (NYSE:UHS): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $2.95 beats by $0.08.Revenue of $3.28B (+6.1% Y/Y) beats by $150M.

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES INC – 10-K – Managementapos;s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, those presented under Item 1 A. Risk Factors, and below in Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors and as included elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10- K. This section generally discusses our… The post UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES INC – 10-K – Management''s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet .

InsuranceNewsNet | February 24, 2022

Universal Health Services (UHS) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

Universal Health Services (UHS) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.24% and 4.15%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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UHS Price Returns

1-mo 1.98%
3-mo -13.18%
6-mo 5.39%
1-year -21.28%
3-year 5.34%
5-year 10.52%
YTD -3.49%
2021 -5.16%
2020 -4.00%
2019 23.62%
2018 3.16%
2017 6.93%

UHS Dividends

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