KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health
Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors
authorized an additional 5 million share repurchase program to supplement the
1 million shares remaining under previously announced authorizations. Pursuant
to the stock repurchase program, the Company, from time to time as conditions
allow, may purchase shares on the open market or in negotiated private
Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital
companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals and ambulatory
centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico. It acts as the advisor to Universal
Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE: UHT). For
additional information on the Company, visit our website: www.uhsinc.com.
Certain statements in this release may constitute forward-looking
statements and are subject to various risks and uncertainties as discussed in
the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company
is not obligated to update these forward-looking statements, even if the
Company's assessment of these risks and uncertainties changes.
SOURCE Universal Health Services, Inc.
CONTACT: Steve Filton, Chief Financial Officer of Universal Health