Analyst Rating Update on Universal Health Services (UHS)

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) : 13 analysts are covering Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) and their average rating on the stock is 1.62, which is read as a Buy. 8 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) also receives 2 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 3 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) : The consensus price target for Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) is $151.9 for the short term with a standard deviation of $8.16. The most optimist securities analyst among the 10 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $164, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $136.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $130.08, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $132.66 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $130.08 and closed the trading day at $132.08, in the green by 2.10%. The total traded volume for the day was 828,153. The stock had closed at $129.36 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (Senior Vice President) of Universal Health Services Inc, Osteen Debra K sold 6,756 shares at $138.27 on June 9, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $934,152. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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