Universal Health Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UHS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 5th quarter that UHS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $81.23,
representing a -5.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.08 and
a 46.89% increase over the 52 week low of $55.30.
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 $5.28. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.24%, compared to an
industry average of 23.6%.
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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:
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an increase of
7.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UHS at 0.97%.