IFM Investors Pty Ltd Has $608,000 Position in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (UHS)

IFM Investors Pty Ltd increased its holdings in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) by 14.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,754 shares of the health services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 610 shares during the period. IFM Investors Pty Ltd’s holdings in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B were worth $608,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B in the 2nd quarter worth about $114,000. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group grew its position in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B by 116.6% in the 2nd quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 1,068 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $119,000 after purchasing an additional 575 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new stake in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B in the 2nd quarter worth about $123,000. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd grew its position in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B by 58.1% in the 2nd quarter. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd now owns 1,175 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $131,000 after purchasing an additional 432 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its position in Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B by 40.6% in the 2nd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 1,645 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $183,000 after purchasing an additional 475 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 87.98% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on UHS. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B from $122.00 to $134.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. TheStreet raised shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $120.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, July 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $139.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Finally, Barclays reduced their price objective on shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B from $135.00 to $130.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $136.31.



Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B stock opened at $120.84 on Wednesday. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B has a twelve month low of $95.26 and a twelve month high of $132.63. The company has a market cap of $10.79 billion, a PE ratio of 16.05, a P/E/G ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.83. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68.

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The health services provider reported $2.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.22. Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B had a net margin of 7.89% and a return on equity of 16.33%. The firm had revenue of $2.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.68 billion. On average, equities analysts expect that Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B will post 9.49 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B

Universal Health Services, Inc, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, and behavioral health care facilities. The company operates through Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other segments. Its hospital offer general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS)

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