Universal Health Services (UHS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) will be releasing its Q114 earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. Analysts expect Universal Health Services to post earnings of $1.22 per share and revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter. Universal Health Services has set its FY14 guidance at $4.80-5.10 EPS.Parties interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 27th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.85 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.00 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Universal Health Services to post $5.01 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5.60 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) opened at 75.72 on Wednesday. Universal Health Services has a 52 week low of $62.28 and a 52 week high of $86.08. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $77.64 and a 200-day moving average of $80.0. The company has a market cap of $7.467 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.69.
A number of research firms have recently commented on UHS. Analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt initiated coverage on shares of Universal Health Services in a research note on Monday, March 31st. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Analysts at KeyCorp upgraded shares of Universal Health Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 18th. They now have a $86.00 price target on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Universal Health Services currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $86.77.
Universal Health Services, Inc owns and operates through its subsidiaries, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers.
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