The sell-side on Wall Steet is predicting Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years.  Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 8.08% over the next year and 11.51% over the next five years.

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EPS measures what each share is worth and also indicates how much money their sharehoders would gain if the company was to pay out all of its profits.  Universal Health Services, Inc.’s trailing 12- months EPS is 8.23.  Last year, their EPS growth was 10.00% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 9.90%.  


Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS)’s stock was 14.94%.  Last week, it was 0.34%, 15.51% over the last quarter, and  6.75% for the past half-year. 

Over the past 50 days, Universal Health Services, Inc. stock was -5.80% off of the high and 4.93% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -5.80% (High), 22.49%, (Low). 


Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS)’s performance this year to date is 14.94%.  The stock has performed 0.34% over the last seven days, 0.86% over the last thirty, and 15.51% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, Universal Health Services, Inc.’s stock has been 6.75% and 12.25% for the year.


Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.20 on the stock.  This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  Brokerages covering the name have a $148.22 on the stock.

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