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

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)

Today's Latest Price: $131.23 USD

0.26 (0.20%)

Updated Nov 23 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 8 in Medical - Hospitals

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UHS Stock Summary

  • UHS has a higher market value than 84.7% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $11,130,031,377.
  • Universal Health Services Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.52% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Universal Health Services Inc is higher than merely 22% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Universal Health Services Inc are KNX, AIZ, TPL, MGA, and PRI.
  • 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 $131.23 52-week high $148.27
Prev. close $130.97 52-week low $65.20
Day low $130.24 Volume 445,022
Day high $133.54 Avg. volume 741,739
50-day MA $115.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $107.97 Market Cap 11.15B

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:
$131.23$546.41 317%

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 75th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 319% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UHS, they are:

  • As a business, UHS is generating more cash flow than 86.14% of positive cash flow stocks in the Healthcare.
  • Universal Health Services Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 10.3% 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 10.3% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CI, MYL, RDNT, CSTL, and ABBV can be thought of as valuation peers to UHS, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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 Services says network 'being restored' after malware incident

Universal Health Services said on Thursday that its network is "being restored" after a malware incident knocked out its main IT system for five days.

Reuters | October 1, 2020

Hacked hospital chain says all 250 US facilities affected

The hospital chain Universal Health Services says computer systems at all 250 of its U.S. facilities were hit by a malware attack last weekend and it has not yet recovered

ABC News | October 1, 2020

Universal Health Services says its network is 'still down': spokeswoman


Investing.com | October 1, 2020

One Ohio Hospital Went Offline For A Week, Surgeries Canceled, Amid Spate Of Ransomware Attacks

One Ohio Hospital Went Offline For A Week, Surgeries Canceled, Amid Spate Of Ransomware Attacks Tyler Durden Wed, 09/30/2020 - 19:00 Earlier we detailed that computer systems for Universal Health Systems (UHS), a major hospital and healthcare provider with over 400 locations across the U.S., was hit with what appears to be one of the largest medical cyberattacks in US history. Demonstrating just how prone America's vital infrastructure remains to large-scale cyber attacks which could debilitate the country's response efforts in emergency situations, the spate of ransomware attacks have impacted the operations of 53 US health care providers or health care systems so far this year , according a cybersecurity firm cited in the latest NBC report on the attacks. The worst and most recent ins...

Zero Hedge | September 30, 2020

250 hospitals across the US are debilitated by a cyberattack that forced doctors to cancel surgeries

Hospital chain Universal Health Services' network remains offline on Tuesday, two days after the company fell prey to an apparent ransomware attack which has led to chaos at places affected.

Daily Mail Online | September 29, 2020

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UHS Price Returns

1-mo 13.54%
3-mo 19.63%
6-mo 18.84%
1-year -5.53%
3-year 31.93%
5-year 7.84%
YTD -8.38%
2019 23.62%
2018 3.16%
2017 6.93%
2016 -10.68%
2015 7.74%

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