Universal Health Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UHS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -87.5% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $57.99,
representing a -0.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.57 and
a 57.15% increase over the 52 week low of $36.90.
UHS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as HCA Holdings, Inc. (
) and DaVita healthCare Partners Inc. (
). UHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.12. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.61%, compared to an
industry average of 4.3%.
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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:
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNY with an increase of
10.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UHS at 1.42%.