Universal Health Services (UHS) Shares are Up 2.83%

Universal Health Services (UHS) : Traders are bullish on Universal Health Services (UHS) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 3.93% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 2.29%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 2.83% in the last 1 week, and is up 1.83% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.22% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.79%.The 200 Day SMA reached 0.24% Universal Health Services Inc. has dropped 5.82% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.62%.


Universal Health Services (UHS) : The consensus price target for Universal Health Services (UHS) is $150.4 for the short term with a standard deviation of $3.86. The most optimist securities analyst among the 10 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $157, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $145.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS): The stock opened at $122.13 and touched an intraday high of $123.99 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $121.53, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $123.51 with a gain of 1.24% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,301,239. The stock had closed at $122 in the previous trading session.

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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