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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2019

Universal Health Services, Inc. ( UHS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased UHS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that UHS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of UHS was $133.63, representing a -4.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $139.63 and a 22.18% increase over the 52 week low of $109.37.

UHS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as HCA Healthcare, Inc. ( HCA ) and Fresenius Medical Care Corporation ( FMS ). UHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.9. Zacks Investment Research reports UHS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 26.18%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UHS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to UHS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have UHS as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS )
  • Principal Contrarian Value Index ETF ( PVAL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an decrease of -9.25% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent weighting of UHS at 2.79%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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