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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
UHID's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. UHID: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UHID' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.02
0
0.27
Equity to Asset 0.45
UHID's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. UHID: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UHID' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.45
0.26
0.49
Interest Coverage 109.14
UHID's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. UHID: 109.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UHID' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.47  Med: 7.44 Max: 78.52
Current: 109.14
4.47
78.52
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.84
M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
6.60%
11.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.90
UHID's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. UHID: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UHID' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.71  Med: 10.99 Max: 13.94
Current: 13.9
7.71
13.94
Net-margin (%) 7.52
UHID's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. UHID: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UHID' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.59  Med: 5.75 Max: 7.53
Current: 7.52
3.59
7.53
ROE (%) 16.88
UHID's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. UHID: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UHID' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.67  Med: 16.42 Max: 19.9
Current: 16.88
11.67
19.9
ROA (%) 7.48
UHID's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. UHID: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UHID' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 5.89 Max: 8.46
Current: 7.48
4.01
8.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.64
UHID's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. UHID: 27.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UHID' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.91  Med: 24.27 Max: 27.01
Current: 27.64
15.91
27.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
UHID's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. UHID: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UHID' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 13.50 Max: 18.3
Current: 8
1.8
18.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
UHID's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. UHID: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UHID' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 29.6
Current: 6.6
-3.3
29.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.20
UHID's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. UHID: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UHID' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 14.20 Max: 30
Current: 14.2
-9.9
30
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Traded in other countries:UHS.Germany, UHS.USA,
Universal Health Services Inc, through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers.

Universal Health Services Inc is a Delaware corporation organized in 1979. The Company through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of owning and operating, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. The Company owned and/or operated 24 acute care hospitals and 193 behavioral health centers located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Services provided by hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. The Company provides capital resources as well as management services to facilities, including central purchasing, information services, finance and control systems, facilities planning, physician recruitment services, administrative personnel management, marketing and public relations. The Company's reportable operating segments consist of acute care hospital services and behavioral health care services. The Other segment includes centralized services including information services, purchasing, reimbursement, accounting, taxation, legal, advertising, design and construction and patient accounting as well as the operating results for its other operating entities including outpatient surgery and radiation centers. All of the Company's acute care hospitals and its behavioral health centers are certified as providers of Medicare and Medicaid services by the appropriate governmental authorities. Medicare is a federal program that provides certain hospital and medical insurance benefits to persons aged 65 and over, some disabled persons and persons with end-stage renal disease. Medicaid is a joint federal-state funded health care benefit program that is administered by the states to provide benefits to qualifying individuals who are unable to afford care state Medicaid payments are made under a PPS-like system, or under programs that negotiate payment levels with individual hospitals. The Company's hospitals also provide services to individuals covered by private health care insurance. Private insurance carriers typically make direct payments to hospitals or, in some cases, reimburse their policy holders, based upon the particular hospital's established charges and the particular coverage provided in the insurance policy. Its hospitals provide services to individuals that do not have any form of health care coverage. Such patients are evaluated, at the time of service or shortly thereafter, for their ability to pay based upon federal and state poverty guidelines, qualifications for Medicaid or other state assistance programs, as well as its local hospital's indigent and charity care policy. The Company faces competition for acquisition candidates mainly from other for-profit health care companies, as well as from not-for-profit entities.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.22
UHID's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.08 vs. UHID: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UHID' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 14.02 Max: 25.79
Current: 4.22
4.22
25.79
Forward P/E 18.35
UHID's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. UHID: 18.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.20
UHID's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. UHID: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UHID' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 15.25 Max: 28.78
Current: 4.2
4.2
28.78
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 3.04
UHID's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.92 vs. UHID: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UHID' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.61  Med: 13.96 Max: 186.83
Current: 3.04
7.61
186.83
P/B 0.66
UHID's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. UHID: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UHID' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.54
Current: 0.66
0.66
3.54
P/S 0.32
UHID's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. UHID: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UHID' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.32
0.32
1.68
PFCF 3.68
UHID's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.97 vs. UHID: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UHID' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 15.13 Max: 325.73
Current: 3.68
3.68
325.73
POCF 2.42
UHID's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. UHID: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UHID' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 8.22 Max: 23.76
Current: 2.42
2.42
23.76
EV-to-EBIT -2.20
UHID's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.36 vs. UHID: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UHID' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 11.30 Max: 20
Current: -2.2
-2.2
20
EV-to-EBITDA -1.64
UHID's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.84 vs. UHID: -1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UHID' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.64  Med: 7.80 Max: 12.3
Current: -1.64
-1.64
12.3
PEG 1.51
UHID's PEG is ranked higher than
70% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. UHID: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UHID' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.51
0.41
4.2
Shiller P/E 7.30
UHID's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 27.41 vs. UHID: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UHID' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 21.41 Max: 40.68
Current: 7.3
7.3
40.68
Current Ratio 0.97
UHID's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. UHID: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UHID' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.56 Max: 1.98
Current: 0.97
0.97
1.98
Quick Ratio 0.90
UHID's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. UHID: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UHID' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.43 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.9
0.9
1.78
Days Inventory 41.48
UHID's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 18.31 vs. UHID: 41.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UHID' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 9.39 Max: 42.77
Current: 41.48
8.27
42.77
Days Sales Outstanding 54.14
UHID's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 43.55 vs. UHID: 54.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UHID' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.28  Med: 52.20 Max: 58.05
Current: 54.14
42.28
58.05
Days Payable 134.95
UHID's Days Payable is ranked higher than
79% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 37.56 vs. UHID: 134.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UHID' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.74  Med: 24.65 Max: 137.23
Current: 134.95
19.74
137.23

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 13.91
UHID's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. UHID: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UHID' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 4.55 Max: 317.57
Current: 13.91
2.18
317.57
Price/Projected FCF 0.81
UHID's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. UHID: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UHID' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.15 Max: 33.96
Current: 0.81
0.74
33.96
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.54
UHID's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
93% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. UHID: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
UHID's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. UHID: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UHID' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.41
0.5
2.16
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.81
UHID's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. UHID: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UHID' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.75
Current: 1.81
0.43
3.75
Price/Graham Number 2.96
UHID's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. UHID: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UHID' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.87 Max: 12.49
Current: 2.96
0.96
12.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -45.51
UHID's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. UHID: -45.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UHID' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.51  Med: 8.90 Max: 102
Current: -45.51
-45.51
102
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.01
UHID's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. UHID: 13.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UHID' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 18.60 Max: 28
Current: 13.01
9.8
28

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,268
EPS (TTM) $ 6.95
Beta0.63
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $109.62 - 148.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)97.05

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,228 10,943 12,080
EPS ($) 7.38 8.10 8.73
EPS without NRI ($) 7.38 8.10 8.73
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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