Universal Health Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16,
2014. Shareholders who purchased UHS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th
quarter that UHS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $89.06, the dividend yield is .22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $89.06,
representing a -1.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.38 and
a 40.23% increase over the 52 week low of $63.51.
UHS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. (
) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
). UHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.3. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.95%, compared to an
industry average of 4.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UHS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UHS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an increase of
7.46% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UHS at 2.16%.