Analyst Rating Update on Universal Health Services (UHS)

Universal Health Services (UHS) : 13 analysts are covering Universal Health Services (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 (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 (UHS) : The highest level Universal Health Services (UHS) is projected to reach is $162 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $145. The consolidated price target from 10 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $151.6 and the possibility the share price can swing is $5.32.

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


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 $124.27 and $124.27 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $128.08. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $127.94, notching a gain of 2.12% for the day. The total traded volume was 963,022 . The stock had closed at $125.28 on the previous day.

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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