This Is Too Hot For Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), Let’s Take A Closer Look

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As a NYSE listed company, UHS falls under the Healthcare sector while operating within the Medical Care Facilities industry segment. The current market capitalization of Universal Health Services, Inc. is $12.65B. A total of 0.65 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 672.16K shares.

In the most recent transaction, Nimetz Warren J. sold 725 shares of UHS for 180.32 per share on May 16 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 3,971 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 14 ’24, Singer Maria Ruderman sold 1,689 shares at 179.29 per share. UHS shares that Director owns now total 3,168.

Among the insiders who sold shares, FILTON STEVE disposed of 35,000 shares on Mar 08 ’24 at a per-share price of $176.82. This resulted in the Executive Vice President & CFO holding 68,785 shares of UHS after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Peterson Matthew Jay sold 6,337 shares at $176.73 per share on Mar 05 ’24. Company shares held by the Executive Vice President, UHS now total 459.


Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Universal Health Services, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.80, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.42%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 16.02. UHS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/3/2024 when it declared a $0.20 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/17/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/15/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/29/2024. The UHS stock dividend was $0.20 per share in cash.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UHS has a high of $190.49 and a low of $119.90.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. UHS’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $115.30M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $4.56B in debt and $1.98B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $93.48, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.20B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for UHS is Buy with a score of 3.82.

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