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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 -1.21% today. In the last week its performance is 2.22%, and 7.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has a target price of 149.13, so today’s gain of -1.21% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.04%.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), has a market cap of 13329.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 93.80%.

At the current price of 136.56, it has a dividend yield of 0.29%, and its target price is 149.13. 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 19.88, as well as a forward P/E of 16.91.

With a current EPS of 6.95, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.96%,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 8.66%.

Performance for the year is -2.20%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 15.87%.

Volume today for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), is 314652, while its average volume is 688.22. Whilst the total gain today was -1.21%, it did have a day high of -2.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.51%, and 1.85% for the month. The 52-week low for Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has been 35.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.79%.

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 2.29, and the P/S is 1.44, along with a P/B of 3.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 244.13.

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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