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


Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)

Today's Latest Price: $93.61 USD

0.43 (0.46%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 7 in Medical - Hospitals

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UHS Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $7,888,820,449, Universal Health Services Inc has a greater market value than 83.63% of US stocks.
  • UHS's went public 30.29 years ago, making it older than 84.66% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for UHS comes in at 11.92% -- higher than that of 83.85% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Health Services Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be KNX, JBLU, PRI, UAL, and NWL.
  • Visit UHS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.uhsinc.com.
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UHS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $93.61 52-week high $157.79
Prev. close $93.18 52-week low $65.20
Day low $93.34 Volume 1,077,688
Day high $98.38 Avg. volume 814,679
50-day MA $99.99 Dividend yield 0.85%
200-day MA $124.00 Market Cap 7.95B

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.

UHS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$93.61$170.2391%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Universal Health Services Inc. To summarize, we found that Universal Health Services Inc ranked in the 62th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 91.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Universal Health Services Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 65. Notably, its equity weight is greater than merely 21.96% of US equities in the Healthcare sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Universal Health Services Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 9.54% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • UHS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 9.54% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%87%
1%89%
2%91%
3%92%
4%94%
5%96%

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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.

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Yahoo | June 30, 2020

Universal Health Services, Inc. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Universal Health Services, Inc.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Universal Health Services, Inc. New York, June 23, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Universal Health Services, Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.

Yahoo | June 23, 2020

Here's Why You Should Stay Away From Universal Health (UHS)

Elevated expenses and weak first-quarter results make Universal Health (UHS) an unattractive bet.

Yahoo | June 18, 2020

HHS Doled Out $50 Billion to Firms Accused of Medicare Fraud

(Bloomberg) -- Paying kickbacks to doctors for referrals. Surgically implanting unneeded heart monitors. Aggravating troubled teenagers during psychiatric sessions to worsen their mental health.Health-care providers accused of bilking taxpayers by inflating Medicare or Medicaid expenses have paid billions of dollars in settlements with the federal government over the past decade for a variety of transgressions, some of which risked patients’ lives. Now the money is flowing the other way.Companies that settled cases involving overbilling or fraud -- among them Tenet Healthcare Corp., Universal Health Services Inc. and Beaumont Health -- received more than $36 billion in interest-free loans from a U.S. Health and Human Services Department program to help providers handle cash-flow shortag...

Yahoo | June 16, 2020

Edited Transcript of UHS.N earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 1:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 Universal Health Services Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | June 15, 2020

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UHS Price Returns

1-mo -9.04%
3-mo 9.64%
6-mo -33.91%
1-year -28.44%
3-year -22.62%
5-year -33.11%
YTD -34.65%
2019 23.62%
2018 3.16%
2017 6.93%
2016 -10.68%
2015 7.74%

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