The top gainers for today include Universal Health Services, Inc. UHS from the sector Healthcare with a gain of -1.73%. The price is $ 119.89, at present and the target price is $ 140.21.
The weekly performance for Universal Health Services, Inc. is -2.88%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 9.87%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 2.40%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -2.34% and the 52-week low is 20.32%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Universal Health Services, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at -0.16% and 4.97%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Universal Health Services, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 11509.44 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 7.20%. It has a dividend yield of 0.33% while the payout ratio is 5.50%.
Universal Health Services, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA and an operating margin of 13.10%. The net profit margin stands at 7.20%.
The weekly volatility is 2.04% and the monthly volatility is 1.96%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.