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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 -0.35% today. In the last week its performance is -0.67%, and -4.78% for the past quarter. Currently, Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has a target price of 150, so today’s gain of -0.35% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), has a market cap of 12082.14, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 93.70%.

At the current price of 126.37, it has a dividend yield of 0.32%, and its target price is 150. 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 18.02, as well as a forward P/E of 15.5.

With a current EPS of 7.04, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.56%,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 8.82%.

Performance for the year is -10.46%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 6.31%.

Volume today for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), is 293331, while its average volume is 748.16. Whilst the total gain today was -0.35%, it did have a day high of -9.39%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.14%, and 1.81% for the month. The 52-week low for Universal Health Services Inc., UHS has been 25.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.64%.

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 2.04, and the P/S is 1.28, along with a P/B of 2.86. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 214.6.

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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