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U.S. Physical Therapy (NASDAQ:USPH)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading hours on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. The company traded as high as $37.25 and last traded at $36.86, with a volume of 36,524 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $35.41.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on USPH shares. Analysts at JMP Securities downgraded shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 17th. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Dougherty & Co raised their price target on shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from $35.00 to $40.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 12th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from $31.00 to $34.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, November 11th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.72.

U.S. Physical Therapy has a one year low of $22.80 and a one year high of $37.25. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34.11 and a 200-day moving average of $31.39. The company has a market cap of $443.9 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.91.

U.S. Physical Therapy (NASDAQ:USPH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $65.83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.32 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that U.S. Physical Therapy will post $1.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics that provide pre- and post-operative care and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, sports-related injuries, preventative care, rehabilitation of injured workers and neurological-related injuries.

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