Universal Health Services Inc

Medical Care Facilities

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$9.07 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$13.80 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$5.16 billion
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Company Profile

Universal Health Services Inc had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol UHS.

The company operates in the Healthcare sector and Medical Care Facilities industry. Universal Health Services Inc has a staff strength of 93,800 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Universal Health Services Inc opened at $130.24 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $126.79 - $130.36, and closed at $126.88.

This is a -2.89% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 444,466 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Universal Health Services Inc have slipped by -5.71%.

Universal Health Services Inc's Key Ratios

Universal Health Services Inc has a market cap of $9.07 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.5956 and a price to sales ratio of 0.7154.

In the last 12-months Universal Health Services Inc’s revenue was $13.80 billion with a gross profit of $5.16 billion and an EBITDA of $1.73 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures Universal Health Services Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Universal Health Services Inc’s operating margin was 8.36% while its return on assets stood at 5.34% with a return of equity of 11.27%.

In Q2, Universal Health Services Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 10% while revenue growth was a positive 6.8%.

Universal Health Services Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $9.62 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 12.21 and a PEG multiple of 1.87. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Universal Health Services Inc’s profitability.

Universal Health Services Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.0913 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 8.9355. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.7154.

Universal Health Services Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.8 per share, indicating a yield of 0.61% and a payout ratio of 7.67%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$13.73 billion
Total Liabilities
$2.04 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$167.91 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Universal Health Services Inc ended 2024 with $13.73 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $13.73 billion while shareholder equity stood at $6.09 billion.

Universal Health Services Inc ended 2024 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $2.04 billion in other current liabilities, 6087182000.00 in common stock, $6.71 billion in retained earnings and $3.93 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $79.45 million and cash and short-term investments were $79.45 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $185,006,000 while long-term debt stood at $4.61 billion.

Universal Health Services Inc’s total current assets stands at $2.62 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $2.10 billion compared to accounts payable of $1.84 billion and inventory worth $215.38 million.

In 2024, Universal Health Services Inc's operating cash flow was $-348009000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $167.91 million.

Comparatively, Universal Health Services Inc paid $0.08 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

Universal Health Services Inc stock is currently trading at $126.88 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $158.3351 and a 52-week low of $158.3351. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $157.07.

Its 50-day moving average was $138.85 and 200-day moving average was $137.71 The short ratio stood at 2.17 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 372.7% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9608.9% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Universal Health Services Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Universal Health Services Inc is UHS

The IPO of Universal Health Services Inc took place on 1990-03-26

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Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, and outpatient and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services and Behavioral Health Care Services segments. Its hospitals offer general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic and coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services. The company also provides commercial health insurance services; and various management services, which include central purchasing, information, finance and control systems, facilities planning, physician recruitment, administrative personnel management, marketing, and public relations services. Universal Health Services, Inc. founded in 1978 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.


Universal Corporate Center, King of Prussia, PA, United States, 19406-0958