The SVP & CFO of Universal Health (NYSE: UHS) is Selling Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, the SVP & CFO of Universal Health (NYSE: UHS), Steve Filton, sold shares of UHS for $1.24M.

In addition to Steve Filton, 4 other UHS executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on Universal Health’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.48 billion and quarterly net profit of $174 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.32 billion and had a net profit of $174 million. The company has a one year high of $139.77 and a one year low of $99.72. UHS’s market cap is $11.96B and the company has a P/E ratio of 17.34.

Based on 5 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $141.25, reflecting a -12.3% downside.

The insider sentiment on Universal Health has been negative according to 20 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Universal Health Services, Inc. operates as a healthcare management company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. It operates through the Acute Care Hospital Services and Behavioral Health Care Services segments. The company was founded by Alan B. Miller in 1978 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.