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UHS
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AS OF
Jul 1 closing price
Price
$106.05
Change
+$5.47 (+5.44%)
Capitalization
7.49B

UHS Price Prediction, Universal Health Services AI Recommendations

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UHS sees its 50-day moving average cross bearishly below its 200-day moving average

The 50-day moving average for UHS moved below the 200-day moving average on May 27, 2022. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.

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Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bearish Trend Analysis

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where UHS declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

The Aroon Indicator for UHS entered a downward trend on June 23, 2022. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.

Bullish Trend Analysis

The RSI Indicator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where UHS's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 26 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 63 cases where UHS's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on July 01, 2022. You may want to consider a long position or call options on UHS as a result. In of 104 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for UHS just turned positive on June 27, 2022. Looking at past instances where UHS's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 45 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where UHS advanced for three days, in of 324 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

UHS may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.343) is normal, around the industry mean (4.054). P/E Ratio (9.285) is within average values for comparable stocks, (56.669). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (1.766). UHS has a moderately low Dividend Yield (0.007) as compared to the industry average of (0.025). P/S Ratio (0.666) is also within normal values, averaging (93.559).

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. UHS’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. UHS’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 85, placing this stock worse than average.

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published Earnings

UHS is expected to report earnings to rise 29.30% to $2.78 per share on July 27

Universal Health Services UHS Stock Earnings Reports
Q2'22
Est.
$2.78
Q1'22
Missed
by $0.32
Q4'21
Beat
by $0.08
Q3'21
Missed
by $0.08
Q2'21
Beat
by $1.07
The last earnings report on April 25 showed earnings per share of $2.15, missing the estimate of $2.47. With 1.16M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 7.49B.
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UHS paid dividends on June 15, 2022

Universal Health Services UHS Stock Dividends
А dividend of $0.20 per share was paid with a record date of June 15, 2022, and an ex-dividend date of May 31, 2022. Read more...
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published Highlights

Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are DaVita (NYSE:DVA), Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH).

Industry description

The medical/nursing services includes companies that provide medical-related services such as ambulance services, dialysis centers, respiratory therapy, blood testing and rehabilitation services. DaVita Inc., Chemed Corporation and Guardant Health, Inc. are examples of companies in this industry.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Medical/Nursing Services Industry is 2.87B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 1.86K to 49.66B. HCA holds the highest valuation in this group at 49.66B. The lowest valued company is CSAY at 1.86K.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Medical/Nursing Services Industry was -1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -7%, and the average quarterly price growth was -25%. JRSS experienced the highest price growth at 75%, while CLRD experienced the biggest fall at -26%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Medical/Nursing Services Industry was -73%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -10% and the average quarterly volume growth was 36%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 52
P/E Growth Rating: 63
Price Growth Rating: 58
SMR Rating: 48
Profit Risk Rating: 85
Seasonality Score: -11 (-100 ... +100)
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General Information

a healthcare management company, which owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers

Industry MedicalNursingServices

Profile
Fundamentals
Details
Industry
Hospital Or Nursing Management
Address
367 South Gulph Road, Universal Corporate Center
Phone
+1 610 768-3300
Employees
89400
Web
https://www.uhsinc.com

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Correlation & Price change

A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, UHS has been closely correlated with THC. These tickers have moved in lockstep 75% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if UHS jumps, then THC could also see price increases.

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Ticker /
NAME
Correlation
To UHS
1D Price
Change %
UHS100%
+5.22%
THC - UHS
75%
Closely correlated
+4.64%
HCA - UHS
74%
Closely correlated
+4.17%
ACHC - UHS
65%
Loosely correlated
+5.84%
EHC - UHS
65%
Loosely correlated
+4.43%
SGRY - UHS
60%
Loosely correlated
+8.16%
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