With a market capitalization of $9,590,858,610, Universal Health Services Inc has a greater market value than 84.03% of US stocks.
Universal Health Services Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.12% of US equities in our set.
Universal Health Services Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 11.86%, greater than the shareholder yield of 83.47% 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 NWSA, KNX, NWL, PRI, and MGA.
UHS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Universal Health Services Inc's official web site, go to www.uhsinc.com.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 72th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 265% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Universal Health Services Inc, consider:
The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 84.41% of its sector Healthcare.
Universal Health Services Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 10.4% 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 only 10.4% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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