Universal Health Services (UHS) has an average broker rating of 1.3, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy, as rated by 10 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 8 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 1 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.
Universal Health Services (UHS) : The highest level Universal Health Services (UHS) is projected to reach is $157 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 $150.4 and the possibility the share price can swing is $3.86.
Also, Major Brokerage house, JP Morgan maintains its ratings on Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS). In the latest research report, JP Morgan raises the target price from $138 per share to $150 per share. According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Overweight by the analysts at the agency. The rating by the firm was issued on July 29, 2016.
Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS): After opening at $120.02, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $119.59 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $122.33 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $122 for the day, a gain of 1.20% for the day session. The total traded volume was 606,331. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $120.55.
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.