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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
UHID's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 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 lower than
54% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 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 48.75
UHID's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. UHID: 48.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UHID' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 8.5 Max: 78.52
Current: 48.75
4.46
78.52
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.79
Beneish M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
6.37%
10.90%
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 % 13.42
UHID's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. UHID: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
UHID' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.71  Med: 11.64 Max: 13.93
Current: 13.42
7.71
13.93
Net Margin % 7.31
UHID's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. UHID: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
UHID' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 6.04 Max: 7.53
Current: 7.31
3.64
7.53
ROE % 16.42
UHID's ROE % is ranked higher than
72% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. UHID: 16.42 )
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: 16.42
11.67
19.9
ROA % 7.37
UHID's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. UHID: 7.37 )
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: 7.37
4.01
8.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 27.54
UHID's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 21.13 vs. UHID: 27.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
UHID' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.92  Med: 23.33 Max: 27.54
Current: 27.54
15.92
27.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.00
UHID's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. UHID: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
UHID' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 13.5 Max: 18.7
Current: 8
4.6
18.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.60
UHID's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. UHID: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
UHID' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 14.1 Max: 26.7
Current: 6.6
-3.3
26.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.30
UHID's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. UHID: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
UHID' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.3  Med: 14.3 Max: 31
Current: 14.3
-11.3
31
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Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care    NAICS: 622110    SIC: 8062
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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. It owned and/or operated 24 inpatient acute care hospitals, 3 free-standing emergency departments and 213 inpatient and 16 outpatient behavioral health care facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Services provided by hospitals include general & specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. It provides capital resources as well as management services to facilities, including central purchasing, information services, finance & control systems, facilities planning, physician recruitment services, administrative personnel management, marketing and public relations. Its 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 & 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 & 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. Its 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. It faces competition for acquisition candidates mainly from other for-profit health care companies, as well

Ratios

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PE Ratio 17.32
UHID's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 25.24 vs. UHID: 17.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
UHID' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 15.01 Max: 25.04
Current: 17.32
8.1
25.04
Forward PE Ratio 13.32
UHID's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. UHID: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.32
UHID's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
77% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.44 vs. UHID: 17.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
UHID' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.26  Med: 15.21 Max: 27.86
Current: 17.32
8.26
27.86
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 11.90
UHID's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
82% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 27.99 vs. UHID: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
UHID' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 14.67 Max: 186.83
Current: 11.9
7.73
186.83
PB Ratio 2.71
UHID's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. UHID: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
UHID' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.13 Max: 3.54
Current: 2.71
1.01
3.54
PS Ratio 1.27
UHID's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. UHID: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
UHID' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.27
0.33
1.68
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.13
UHID's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 23.76 vs. UHID: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
UHID' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.37  Med: 14.42 Max: 325.73
Current: 13.13
8.37
325.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.18
UHID's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. UHID: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
UHID' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 8.39 Max: 23.76
Current: 9.18
3.21
23.76
EV-to-EBIT 13.03
UHID's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 vs. UHID: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UHID' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 11.3 Max: 20
Current: 13.03
6.2
20
EV-to-EBITDA 9.69
UHID's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. UHID: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UHID' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.8 Max: 12.3
Current: 9.69
4.3
12.3
PEG Ratio 1.47
UHID's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. UHID: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
UHID' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.09
Current: 1.47
0.41
4.09
Shiller PE Ratio 29.19
UHID's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 29.68 vs. UHID: 29.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
UHID' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 21.73 Max: 40.68
Current: 29.19
10.14
40.68
Current Ratio 1.24
UHID's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. UHID: 1.24 )
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: 1.24
0.97
1.98
Quick Ratio 1.15
UHID's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. UHID: 1.15 )
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: 1.15
0.9
1.78
Days Inventory 41.87
UHID's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. UHID: 41.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UHID' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.44  Med: 10.33 Max: 44.68
Current: 41.87
8.44
44.68
Days Sales Outstanding 50.00
UHID's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.10 vs. UHID: 50.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UHID' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.28  Med: 52.47 Max: 62.41
Current: 50
42.28
62.41

Buy Back

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.00
UHID's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. UHID: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
UHID' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 58.7
Current: 26
0
58.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
UHID's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. UHID: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
UHID' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.6
Current: -0.2
-1.4
3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 15.29
UHID's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. UHID: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
UHID' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 4.63 Max: 317.57
Current: 15.29
2.18
317.57
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.98
UHID's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. UHID: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
UHID' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.15 Max: 33.96
Current: 0.98
0.74
33.96
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.66
UHID's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
93% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. UHID: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.65
UHID's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. UHID: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
UHID' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.65
0.49
2.13
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.65
UHID's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. UHID: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
UHID' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.63
Current: 2.65
0.43
3.63
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.43
UHID's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. UHID: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
UHID' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.95 Max: 12.53
Current: 3.43
0.97
12.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.70
UHID's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. UHID: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
UHID' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 8.9 Max: 16.1
Current: 7.7
5
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.52
UHID's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. UHID: 12.52 )
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: 18.6 Max: 28
Current: 12.52
9.8
28

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,606
EPS (TTM) $ 7.10
Beta0.27
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $106.43 - 148.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)96.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,537 11,200 11,932
EPS ($) 7.24 7.93 8.76
EPS without NRI ($) 7.24 7.93 8.76
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.40 0.40 0.40
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