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Universal Health Services Inc (UHS)
Healthcare | Health Services
111.55  -0.01%
UHS vs HEALTH SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
UHSSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO15.1531.120.18
EV/EBITDA RATIO11.5617.412.15
P/S RATIO1.053.72.14
P/B RATIO5.53.29
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY15.41%14.19%13.65%
RETURN ON CAPITAL9.64%20.54%10.09%
NET MARGIN7.19%8.82%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.36%
PAYOUT RATIO8.68%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH25.99%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY82%
INTEREST COVERAGE8.8x
CURRENT RATIO1.26
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH12.06%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5.42%
5 YR BPS GROWTH14.57%
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Universal Health Services Inc ranks well on valuation
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK A / 67PURE VALUE RANKA / 47
DIVIDEND RANKB / 140MOAT RANKB / 120
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKB / 166GROWTH RANKA / 87
MOMENTUM RANKD / 400
tickrz MFM rank A / 67
Universal Health Services Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.
value
pure value ranking A / 47Warren Buffett ranking A / 5
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Universal Health Services Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 15.2x, a P/S ratio of 1.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.6x. Universal Health Services Inc ranks 47 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Universal Health Services Inc ranks 5 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Universal Health Services Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat B / 120financial strength B / 166
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.Universal Health Services Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 8.8x, a debt/equity ratio of 82% and a Moat Rank of 120 translate to an average Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 400
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -10.44% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 400. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Universal Health Services Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 140
value + yield
Shares currently yield 0.36%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Universal Health Services Inc ranks 140 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 87
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 12.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 14.6% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Universal Health Services Inc (UHS)
Healthcare | Health Services
111.55  -0.01%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio15.15x
P/B Ratiox
P/S Ratio1.05x
EV/EBITDA Ratio11.56x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0.36%
PAYOUT RATIO8.68%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH25.99%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY82%
INTEREST COVERAGE8.8x
CURRENT RATIO1.26
MOAT
ROE15.41%
ROIC9.64%
Net Margin7.19%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH12.06%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5.42%
5 YR BPS GROWTH14.57%

TICKRZ RANK
Universal Health Services Inc receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Universal Health Services Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 15.2x, a P/S ratio of 1.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.6x. Universal Health Services Inc ranks 47 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Universal Health Services Inc ranks 5 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Universal Health Services Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Universal Health Services Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 8.8x, a debt/equity ratio of 82% and a Moat Rank of 120 translate to an average Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -10.44% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 400. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Universal Health Services Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 0.36%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Universal Health Services Inc ranks 140 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 12.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5.4% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 14.6% speak to its impressive growth ranking.