NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $38.17 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%.
The average volume for Universal Health Services has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Health Services has a market cap of $3.42 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 14.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8, below the average health services industry P/E ratio of 11.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Universal Health Services as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full