Universal Hlth Svcs INC (UHS) Shareholder Glenview Capital Management LLC Lowered Stake

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It increased, as 29 investors sold UHS shares while 130 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 73.98 million shares or 1.39% less from 75.02 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Blair William And Il reported 0% stake. 49 are owned by Old Second Retail Bank Of Aurora. National Bank Of Nova Scotia owns 0.04% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 71,404 shares. Regentatlantic Capital Ltd Liability holds 10,046 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 382,001 shares. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio accumulated 33,408 shares. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0.01% or 10,842 shares in its portfolio. Norinchukin Bankshares The holds 0.02% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) or 11,690 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt Lp holds 44,973 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Qs Investors Ltd Liability stated it has 0% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Bancorporation Of Mellon Corporation invested in 664,072 shares or 0.02% of the stock. First Personal Fin Service invested in 5 shares. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Limited Liability Com owns 0.21% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 47,925 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership holds 1.30M shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Victory Cap Management reported 40,251 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Glenview Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (UHS) by 13.19% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Glenview Capital Management Llc sold 271,414 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.93% . The hedge fund held 1.79 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $232.97M, down from 2.06M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Glenview Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $152.07. About 445,092 shares traded. Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has risen 20.73% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.73% the S&P500.

Glenview Capital Management Llc, which manages about $13.95 billion and $11.03B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) by 1.87M shares to 3.24M shares, valued at $182.04M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nuance Communications Inc (NASDAQ:NUAN) by 626,965 shares in the quarter, for a total of 5.90M shares, and has risen its stake in Hca Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA).

Analysts await Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) to report earnings on October, 24. They expect $2.28 earnings per share, up 2.24 % or $0.05 from last year’s $2.23 per share. UHS’s profit will be $201.76 million for 16.67 P/E if the $2.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.76 actual earnings per share reported by Universal Health Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.39 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “UHS reapplies for 100-bed Portland-area psychiatric hospital, 2 years after rejection – Portland Business Journal” on July 12, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Universal Health Services declares $0.10 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on January 16, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Universal Health Services Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on July 24, 2019. More interesting news about Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Hedge Funds Are Betting On Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) – Yahoo Finance” published on December 09, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Video Of Patient Abuse At UHS Facility Provokes Response From Regulators Including Arrests – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 29, 2019.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Universal Health Services has $14600 highest and $130 lowest target. $138’s average target is -9.25% below currents $152.07 stock price. Universal Health Services had 3 analyst reports since April 17, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, April 17 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 31 with “Equal-Weight”.

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