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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 -1.11% today. In the last week its performance is 0.27%, and 7.55% for the past quarter. Currently, Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has a target price of 148.38, so today’s gain of -1.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.86%.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), has a market cap of 12884.49, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 93.60%.

At the current price of 135.1, it has a dividend yield of 0.30%, and its target price is 148.38. This is with a profit margin of 7.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.76. Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has a P/E of 19.43, as well as a forward P/E of 16.53.

With a current EPS of 6.95, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.85%,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 8.67%.

Performance for the year is -4.85%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 13.25%.

Volume today for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), is 629100, while its average volume is 694.63. Whilst the total gain today was -1.11%, it did have a day high of -3.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.51%, and 1.98% for the month. The 52-week low for Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has been 34.22%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.78%.

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 13.90%. With a sales growth of 10.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Universal Health Services Inc., UHS is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.65, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Universal Health Services Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.24, and the P/S is 1.39, along with a P/B of 3.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 235.98.

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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