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
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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.
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Return 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.
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...