Universal Health Services (UHS) Jumps: Stock Up 5.6% - Tale of the Tape

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Universal Health Services Inc. ( UHS ) was a big mover last session, as its shares rose over 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend for the company since Jun 26, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $91.83 to $96.48.

In the last 30 days, the company did not witness any estimate revision while the Zacks Consensus Estimate moved higher, suggesting more solid trading ahead. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday's jump can turn into more strength down the road.

Universal Health Services currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Other well-performing stocks in the broader medical sector include Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. ( ACHC ), RadNet, Inc. ( RDNT ) and AAmedisys Inc. ( AMED ). While American Diversified Holdings Corporation sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), RadNet and Amedisys carry the same Zacks Rank as Universal Health Services.

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