Universal Health Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
2013. Shareholders who purchased UHS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current
stock price of $69.37, the dividend yield is .29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $69.37,
representing a -0.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.50 and
a 87.99% 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 $4.43. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.52%, compared to an
industry average of 12.6%.
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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:
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Value (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of
18.66% over the last 100 days. FNY has the highest percent
weighting of UHS at 1.42%.