Universal Health Services (UHS) : Analyst Rating Update

Universal Health Services (UHS) : 8 brokerage houses believe that Universal Health Services (UHS) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 3 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Universal Health Services (UHS). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3.The median of all the 13 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 1.62.

Universal Health Services (UHS) : The most positive equity analysts on Universal Health Services (UHS) expects the shares to touch $164, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $136 in the short term. The company is covered by 10 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $151.9 with an expected fluctuation of $8.16 from the mean.

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $132.20 and $130.82 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $133.71. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $133.31, notching a gain of 0.73% for the day. The total traded volume was 968,278 . The stock had closed at $132.35 on the previous day.

Also, Ladenburg Thalmann upgrades their rating on the shares of Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS). The current rating of the shares is Outperform. Earlier, the shares were rated a Not Rated by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on June 13, 2016. The company shares have dropped -5.45% from its 1 Year high price. On Aug 5, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $148.57 and the one year low was seen on Feb 12, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $134.35 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $122.41.

Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, which owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. The Companys segments include acute care hospital services, behavioral health care services and Other. The Companys ambulatory treatment centers division includes managing and/or owning or in partnerships with physicians, five surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in four states. Its services include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and/or behavioral health services. It provides capital resources, as well as various management services to its facilities. The Companys subsidiary is UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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