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

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS): $143.31

-2.61 (-1.79%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where UHS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.64% of US stocks.
  • UHS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 47 weeks.
  • UHS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 35.51% of US stocks).

UHS Stock Summary

  • UHS has a market capitalization of $12,211,116,409 -- more than approximately 82.55% of US stocks.
  • Universal Health Services Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.77% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Universal Health Services Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 20.58% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Universal Health Services Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TPL, CIGI, UNM, TAP, and HLF.
  • 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 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 13.35%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 45.69%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 8.77%.
Over the past 52 months, UHS's revenue has gone up $2,281,073,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 11,278.12 2,265.752 736.332
2020-03-31 11,403.53 1,549.63 722.723

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 54.15% of graded US stocks.
  • UHS's asset turnover comes in at 0.933 -- ranking 23rd of 80 Healthcare stocks.
  • FLGT, MGLN, and THC 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 1.84 (Hold)

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UHS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $143.31 52-week high $165.00
Prev. close $145.92 52-week low $99.47
Day low $143.19 Volume 284,796
Day high $145.27 Avg. volume 613,053
50-day MA $152.57 Dividend yield 0.55%
200-day MA $144.29 Market Cap 11.91B

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.

Do Universal Health Services's (NYSE:UHS) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

Universal Health Services, Inc. to Present at Morgan Stanley's 19th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in a virtual fireside chat at Morgan Stanley's 19 Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 5:00pm.

Yahoo | September 10, 2021

UHS vs. ACHC: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

UHS vs. ACHC: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | September 8, 2021

Why Should You Add Universal Health (UHS) to Your Portfolio?

Backed by its strategic measures, solid segmental contributions and a strong solvency level, Universal Health (UHS) holds potential to reap benefits for investors.

Yahoo | September 7, 2021

Proposed Amendments To False Claims Act Would Tilt The Playing Field

A bipartisan bill introduced this summer would impact residential and behavioral health facilities and other health care providers sued under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), making defense of these actions more expensive and difficult. The False Claims Amendments Act of 2021 was designed in part to undo the result of the U.S. Supreme Courts 2016 ruling in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, which allowed providers to argue that an alleged misrepresentation By: Fox Rothschild LLP

JD Supra | September 2, 2021

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UHS Price Returns

1-mo -6.45%
3-mo -5.18%
6-mo 7.64%
1-year 22.01%
3-year 14.29%
5-year 18.77%
YTD 4.65%
2020 -4.00%
2019 23.62%
2018 3.16%
2017 6.93%
2016 -10.68%

UHS Dividends

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