NYSE:UHS - Universal Health Services Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $155.71
  • Forecasted Upside: 17.06 %
  • Number of Analysts: 15
  • Breakdown:
  • 5 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for UHS

Analyst Price Target is $155.71
▲ +17.06% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Universal Health Services in the last 3 months. The average price target is $155.71, with a high forecast of $188.00 and a low forecast of $115.00. The average price target represents a 17.06% upside from the last price of $133.02.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 15 investment analysts is to hold stock in Universal Health Services. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/27/2021SVB LeerinkInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$140.00Low
9/23/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$136.00High
9/9/2021CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$169.00Medium
9/8/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$155.00 ➝ $150.00High
8/12/2021BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Underweight$170.00 ➝ $156.00Low
7/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $185.00Low
7/28/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$168.00 ➝ $178.00Low
7/28/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $188.00Low
7/27/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$160.00 ➝ $170.00High
7/9/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/9/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$170.00Medium
6/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$160.00 ➝ $165.00Low
5/5/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$151.00 ➝ $168.00Low
4/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
4/19/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $160.00Low
3/14/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSell$115.00Medium
3/2/2021CitigroupLower Price Target$162.00 ➝ $151.00Low
1/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $145.00N/A
1/5/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$144.00N/A
12/18/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $151.00High
12/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$149.00Medium
11/11/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$117.00 ➝ $139.00Medium
11/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
9/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$138.00 ➝ $115.00High
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/29/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$113.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
7/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$139.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
6/9/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$138.00High
5/29/2020MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$136.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
4/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/30/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $133.00High
4/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $135.00High
4/28/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$157.00 ➝ $128.00High
4/23/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetNeutral$141.00 ➝ $113.00High
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$182.00 ➝ $104.00High
3/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$164.00 ➝ $155.00High
2/28/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $165.00High
2/28/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$158.00 ➝ $150.00High
2/28/2020StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$153.00 ➝ $151.00High
2/28/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$145.00High
1/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00Low
12/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$159.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
7/31/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$135.00 ➝ $146.00Low
7/30/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00Low
7/29/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/26/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$145.00N/A
7/26/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$158.00 ➝ $165.00Low
6/7/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$151.00Medium
4/29/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$138.00Medium
4/17/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$136.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
3/5/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$146.00Low
3/4/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$156.00 ➝ $161.00Low
3/4/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$147.00High
3/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $160.00Low
3/1/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$130.00 ➝ $136.00Low
3/1/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$147.00 ➝ $150.00Low
3/1/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $164.00Low
2/28/2019MizuhoSet Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$150.00Medium
2/28/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$140.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
1/14/2019StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$134.00Medium
1/3/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$140.00Medium
12/13/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$125.00High
11/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$156.00High
10/29/2018SVB LeerinkLower Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
10/29/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$134.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
10/29/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$135.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
10/29/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $140.00Low
9/18/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$128.00 ➝ $155.00High
9/5/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$122.00 ➝ $134.00Low
8/14/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$135.00Low
8/1/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$130.00Low
7/27/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$120.00 ➝ $122.00Low
7/18/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$120.00Medium
4/27/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$124.00 ➝ $120.00Low
3/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$132.00 ➝ $138.00Low
3/6/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$122.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/5/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$135.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$136.00High
3/2/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$122.00 ➝ $124.00High
3/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$125.00 ➝ $130.00High
3/1/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$120.00High
1/30/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$144.00High
1/24/2018MizuhoSet Price TargetBuy$137.00Low
1/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$134.00Medium
1/3/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$137.00High
1/3/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$147.00High
12/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$125.00 ➝ $135.00Low
12/12/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
11/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$126.00 ➝ $125.00N/A
11/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$126.00N/A
10/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$126.00N/A
10/27/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$126.00 ➝ $114.00N/A
10/27/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$117.00N/A
10/27/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$122.00N/A
10/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$125.00N/A
10/11/2017StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$120.00N/A
10/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$147.00Low
9/22/2017SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $132.00Low
9/7/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$127.00Low
8/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$147.00High
8/17/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$120.00 ➝ $114.00Low
7/28/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$134.00Medium
7/26/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$131.00 ➝ $126.00High
6/6/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$124.00Low
4/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$157.00 ➝ $153.00Low
4/17/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$147.00Low
4/4/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$145.00Low
3/27/2017MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$133.00 ➝ $138.00High
3/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$119.00 ➝ $147.00N/A
2/27/2017MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$115.00 ➝ $133.00N/A
2/14/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
1/3/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral$119.00N/A
12/14/2016Raymond JamesReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
12/14/2016UBS GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
12/9/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$130.00N/A
12/9/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$133.00N/A
11/14/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$147.00N/A
11/9/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
11/9/2016MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$133.00N/A
11/9/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$150.00 ➝ $135.00N/A
10/27/2016MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $142.00N/A
10/25/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
(Data available from 10/18/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.36 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Current Sentiment

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Universal Health Services logo
Universal Health Services, Inc. operates as a healthcare management company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, and outpatient facilities. It operates through the following segments: Acute Care Hospital Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, and Other. The Other segment consists of centralized services such as information technology, purchasing, reimbursement, accounting and finance, taxation, legal, advertising, and design and construction. The company was founded by Alan B. Miller in 1979 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.
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Today's Range

Now: $133.02
Low: $131.01
High: $133.93

50 Day Range

MA: $145.98
Low: $128.85
High: $157.09

52 Week Range

Now: $133.02
Low: $103.35
High: $165.00


787,800 shs

Average Volume

626,112 shs

Market Capitalization

$11.06 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Universal Health Services?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Universal Health Services in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Global Securities, Seaport Res Ptn, SVB Leerink LLC, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Universal Health Services?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Universal Health Services in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $155.71, suggesting a possible upside of 17.1%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting UHS will reach $188.00 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $115.00 for Universal Health Services in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Universal Health Services?

Universal Health Services currently has 5 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in UHS, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Universal Health Services' investor relations team?

Universal Health Services' physical mailing address is 367 S GULPH RD, KING OF PRUSSIA PA, 19406. The health services provider's listed phone number is (610) 768-3300 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Universal Health Services is www.uhsinc.com.