Impact of Brokerage Rating on Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS)

Many Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Universal Health Services was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to Neutral on Jan 4, 2017. Universal Health Services was Downgraded by Raymond James to Mkt Perform on Dec 14, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jun 10, 2016, Debra K Osteen (Senior Vice President) sold 6,756 shares at 138.27 per share price.On Jun 6, 2016, Marvin G. Pember (Senior Vice President) sold 16,105 shares at 135.70 per share price.On Jun 2, 2016, Steve Filton (Senior Vice President & CFO) sold 15,000 shares at 136.01 per share price.

Universal Health Services Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 26, 2016. The company reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $1.67. The company had revenue of $2610.91 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2395.47 million. The companys revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 EPS.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has received a short term rating of buy from experts at Zacks with a rank of 2. The stock has been rated an average of 1.91 by 11 Brokerage Firm. 6 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 5 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) should head towards $140.8 per share according to 10 Analysts in consensus. However, if the road gets shaky, the stock may fall short to $119 per share. The higher price estimate target is at $157 according to the Analysts.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) rose 2.9% or 3.42 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $117.73 the stock was seen hitting $121.48 as a peak level and $117.51 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $121.3. The daily volume was measured at 1,508,943 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $139.77 and the 52-week low is $99.72. The company has a market cap of $11,760 million.

The principal business of Universal Health Services, Inc. is owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, ambulatory surgery centers, radiation oncology centers and womens centers. Services provided by the Companys hospitals include general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services and behavioral health services.


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