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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries, behavioral health facilities, acute care hospitals and ambulatory centers throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. UHS was founded in 1978 by Alan B. Miller, Chairman and CEO, and today has more than 68,000 employees. UHS maintains one of the strongest balance sheets and is rated amongst the highest in the hospital services industry by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. This strong capital position has enabled the company to develop and acquire many new facilities over the past few years.

The UHS strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly-growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. UHS owes its success to a responsive management style and to a service philosophy that is based on integrity, competence and compassion.

The healthcare industry remains a place of rapid change and uncertainty. But with strength, experience and foresight to chart its own course, UHS has every reason to face the future with optimism.
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UHS (Common Stock)
ExchangeNYSE (US Dollar)
Price$111.75
Change (%) Stock is Down 1.85 (1.63%)
Volume644,207
Data as of 01/19/17 4:00 p.m. ET
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01/18/17Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Dividend
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a cash dividend of $0.10 per share on March 15, 2017 to shareholders of record as of March 1, 2017. Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) is one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies in the nation. For nearly 40 years, UHS and its affiliates have focused on meeting patients' healthcare needs across hundreds of local ... 
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01/03/17Universal Health Services, Inc. To Present At The 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:30pm PST.  A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website (www.uhsinc.com).  For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available on the Com... 
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12/28/16Universal Health Services, Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Cambian Group PLC's Adult Services Division
Significantly expands market presence in the United Kingdom KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cambian Group, PLC's Adult Services Division, which will significantly expand the company's market presence in the United Kingdom. As announced previously, UHS agreed to purchase the adult services division of Cambian Group, PLC for a total purchase price of £... 
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12/08/16Universal Health Services, Inc. Statement Regarding Recent BuzzFeed Article
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) issued the following statement today in response to an article on BuzzFeed: We are aware of a recent story on BuzzFeed about UHS, and certain Behavioral Health affiliate facilities. We dispute and deny the conclusions drawn by the reporter in relation to UHS and believe that the story misses the mark in several important ways leading to an inaccurate portrayal of UHS's behavioral health operations. ... 
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