How Stochastic %D predicts the worthiness of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS)?

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for the period of 9-Day stands at 15.85% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 13.68%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

The principal business of Universal Health Services, Inc. is owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, ambulatory surgery centers, radiation oncology centers and women’s centers.  Services provided by the Company’s hospitals include general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services and behavioral health services.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) opened the session at $99.31 and after going down -2.08% closed at $97.71. The stock lost -1.6 points in the last trade.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $96.84 and $99.65 during the previous active session. Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) traded with the volume of 1.51 Million with average volume of 794.21 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.97 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 2.49 and 25.39 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) is at 1.1% and the shares outstanding are 96.97 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) stands at 0.41% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 13.43 while Forward P/E shows the value of 12.24.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.37. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.93 and 1.91 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 144.88 and 6.88 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) stands at 1.2 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.3.

Return on Assets ROA of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) is at 6.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) stand at 14.9% and 10.1% respectively.

The payout ratio of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) stands at 5.5%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -3.84% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -7.75%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -9.27% while six month performance of the shares of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) remained bearish with the count of -19.81%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) remained down at -19.25% and -8.15% respectively.

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