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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) which is in the industry Hospitals, gaining 1.18% today. In the last week its performance is 1.84%, and -10.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has a target price of 148.87, so today’s gain of 1.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.24%.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), has a market cap of 11955.34, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.40%, and institutional ownership is 94.40%.

At the current price of 124.25, it has a dividend yield of 0.32%, and its target price is 148.87. This is with a profit margin of 7.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.84. Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has a P/E of 17.66, as well as a forward P/E of 15.18.

With a current EPS of 7.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.80%,Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 23.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.60%.

Performance for the year is -10.50%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 4.24%.

Volume today for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), is 838700, while its average volume is 799.25. Whilst the total gain today was 1.18%, it did have a day high of -10.39%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.73%, and 1.76% for the month. The 52-week low for Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has been 23.54%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.60%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.30%, and its return on assets is 7.40%. Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has an operating margin of 13.70%. With a sales growth of 6.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Universal Health Services Inc., UHS is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.81, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Universal Health Services Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.05, and the P/S is 1.27, along with a P/B of 2.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 212.35.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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