Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) EPS Estimated At $2.38; Bridgewater Associates LP Has Boosted By $11.17 Million Its United States Stl New (X) Position

June 23, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Bridgewater Associates Lp increased United States Stl Corp New (X) stake by 240.39% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Bridgewater Associates Lp acquired 319,093 shares as United States Stl Corp New (X)’s stock declined 20.24%. The Bridgewater Associates Lp holds 451,835 shares with $15.90 million value, up from 132,742 last quarter. United States Stl Corp New now has $6.53 billion valuation. The stock increased 4.27% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $36.91. About 11.83 million shares traded or 16.76% up from the average. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has risen 74.77% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.20% the S&P500. Some Historical X News: 26/04/2018 – UNITED STATES STEEL CORP X.N – QTRLY NET SALES $3,149 MLN VS $2,725 MLN LAST YEAR; 09/04/2018 – FITCH UPGRADES U.S. STEEL’S IDR TO ‘BB-‘; OUTLOOK REVISED TO PO; 26/04/2018 – US Steel 1Q EPS 10c; 26/04/2018 – U.S. STEEL 1Q ADJ EPS 32C; 02/04/2018 – U. S. Steel In Pact With State and Federal Govt to Resolve Matters at Midwest Plant; 07/03/2018 – U.S. Steel Cites Trumps Plans for Steel Tariffs; 27/04/2018 – U.S. STEEL STILL HAS WORK TO DO ON REVITALIZATION PLAN: CEO; 26/04/2018 – U.S. STEEL 1Q ADJ EPS 32C, EST. 29C; 09/03/2018 – ABC News: BREAKING: .@TurnbullMalcolm confirms new United States steel and aluminium tariffs will not apply to Australia; 07/03/2018 – U.S. Steel to Restart Illinois Plant Operations to Handle Demand — 3rd Update

Analysts expect Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) to report $2.38 EPS on July, 24.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 22.68% from last quarter’s $1.94 EPS. UHS’s profit would be $224.90M giving it 12.08 P/E if the $2.38 EPS is correct. After having $2.45 EPS previously, Universal Health Services, Inc.’s analysts see -2.86% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $115.01. About 873,323 shares traded or 2.88% up from the average. Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has declined 0.53% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. Some Historical UHS News: 19/03/2018 – HK Bourse: Circular From Universal Health International Group Holding Ltd. On Other; 22/05/2018 – Universal Health Presenting at UBS Conference Tomorrow; 05/04/2018 – WV MetroSources: From Morgantown to Canterbury, former UHS football player stars in England; 20/04/2018 – DJ Universal Health Services Inc Cla, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (UHS); 14/03/2018 – WV MetroSources: `Definitely historic’ says WAJR Sports Director on looming UHS-MHS tourney game; 25/04/2018 – UNIVERSAL HEALTH 1Q NET REV. $2.69B, EST. $2.75B; 25/04/2018 – Universal Health 1Q Net $223.8M; 25/04/2018 – Universal Health 1Q Rev $2.69B; 12/03/2018 – Hill-Rom Will Transfer to UHS Certain Moveable Medical Equipment That Can Be Rented to Customers; 25/04/2018 – Universal Health 1Q Adj EPS $2.45

Among 23 analysts covering Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Universal Health Services Inc. had 64 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks upgraded Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) rating on Wednesday, August 5. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $164 target. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of UHS in report on Tuesday, December 19 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 27 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, October 2 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, July 31. On Wednesday, March 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $117.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The company was initiated on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Bank of America.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.05, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 36 investors sold Universal Health Services, Inc. shares while 132 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 77.29 million shares or 3.44% less from 80.04 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 7,215 shares. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.31% or 4,260 shares. Sterling Cap Limited Liability owns 6,197 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Wellington Management Llp owns 7.39M shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Geode Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 0.04% or 1.09 million shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited owns 100,479 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Dupont Cap Management, a Delaware-based fund reported 9,584 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) or 15,924 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Llc holds 98,168 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Moreover, D E Shaw And has 0.05% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Moreover, Retirement System Of Alabama has 0.02% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 41,559 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd holds 0.1% or 11,764 shares in its portfolio. Magnetar Lc stated it has 4,607 shares. Pictet Asset Management Limited stated it has 46,494 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 25,652 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers. The company has market cap of $10.87 billion. The company's hospitals offer general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services. It has a 14.3 P/E ratio. As of February 28, 2017, it owned and/or operated 26 inpatient acute care hospitals, 4 free-standing emergency departments, 1 surgical hospital, and 319 inpatient and 33 outpatient behavioral health care facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C.; the United Kingdom; Puerto Rico; and the U.S.

Bridgewater Associates Lp decreased Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX) stake by 75,229 shares to 100,850 valued at $2.76M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Ishares Tr (EMB) stake by 17,975 shares and now owns 1.76 million shares. Mettler Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) was reduced too.

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