Is Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) a Long Term Growth Play?

At current levels, Universal Health Services, Inc. The New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc holds 325,776 shares with $34.66M value, down from 336,565 last quarter.

Universal Health Services, Inc is a holding company. Creative Planning now owns 1,125 shares of the health services provider's stock worth $140,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares during the last quarter.

Prudential Financial upgraded its position in stocks of Universal Health Services, (NYSE:UHS) by 1.7% in the 2nd period, based on the latest 13F document with the SEC. (NYSE:UHS) has declined 11.23% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Dean Investment Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Universal Health Services during the first quarter worth about $681,000. In the latest session the stock moved -0.56%, putting the stock value at $233.97. Microsoft Corp now has $575.59 billion valuation. Ascend Capital Llc acquired 277,384 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. About 4,422 shares traded. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has risen 58.12% since September 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.91% the S&P500. 735 shares valued at $700,308 were sold by ALBERG TOM A on Tuesday, May 9. With 30.68 million avg volume, 2 days are for AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)'s short sellers to cover AKS's short positions. Over the past week, shares are 3.81%. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 50% are positive.

Among 18 analysts covering Universal Health Services Inc. As per Wednesday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, September 21 by Leerink Swann. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Universal Health Services from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $119.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 29. Mizuho has "Neutral" rating and $133 target. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Sterne Agee CRT. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, June 19. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, January 29 with "Buy" rating. As per Thursday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. 65 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. Universal Health Services had a net margin of 7.10% and a return on equity of 15.49%. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 205,571 shares. Massachusetts Service Ma invested in 0.01% or 276,000 shares. Davidson Kempner Capital Mngmt LP accumulated 180,000 shares. Moreover, Bryn Mawr Tru Co has 0.24% invested in, Inc. Bancorporation Of Mellon accumulated 1.31M shares or 0.04% of the stock. Gulf Bank (Uk) Limited owns 26,195 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Over the past week, shares are 3.80%. (NYSE:UHS) traded up 0.98% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $113.85. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 28,000 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings.

Investors are constantly attempting to find the next great stock to own. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 77 shares. It increased, as 52 investors sold UHS shares while 160 reduced holdings.

Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.35, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 52 investors sold UHS shares while 160 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. The firm has a market cap of $10.32 billion, a PE ratio of 14.66 and a beta of 1.07. TheStreet lowered the stock of Universal Health Services from a "b" recommendation to a "c+" recommendation in a analysis note on Mon, Aug 21st.

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. Morgan Stanley downgraded their target price on the stock of Universal Health Services from $120.00 to $114.00 and fixed an "equal weight" recommendation for The corporation in a study note published on early Thur, Aug 17th. (NYSE:UHS). Sirios Capital LP has 516,165 shares for 2.69% of their portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.04% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS).

Trilogy Global Advisors Lp decreased Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (UHS) stake by 2.17% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:UHS) for 102,462 shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "buy" recommendation and given a $147.00 target price on the stock of Universal Health Services in a study note on early Tue, Aug 29th. (NYSE:UHS) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. National Planning Corp boosted its position in Universal Health Services by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter.

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