Universal Health Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UHS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that UHS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $69.31, the dividend yield is .29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $69.31,
representing a -4.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.74 and
a 74.85% increase over the 52 week low of $39.64.
UHS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (
) and HCA Holdings, Inc. (
). UHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.86. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.22%, compared to an
industry average of 4%.
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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:
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Value (
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of
7.05% over the last 100 days. IJJ has the highest percent weighting
of UHS at 0.9%.