Barclays Capital Gives Overweight Rating to Universal Health Services (UHS)

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Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by Barclays Capital (NYSE: BCS) in a research note issued on Tuesday.

Separately, analysts at Auriga reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Universal Health Services in a research note to investors on Tuesday, March 20th.

Universal Health Services opened at 38.72 on Tuesday. Universal Health Services has a 1-year low of $31.35 and a 1-year high of $55.42. The company has a market cap of $3.749 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.22.

Universal Health Services last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 26th. The company reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.14. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Universal Health Services will post $1.02 EPS next quarter.

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers.

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