Universal Health Services (UHS) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Rare Infrastructure Ltd, which manages about $1.37B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Tower Corp New (NYSE:AMT) by 530,817 shares to 507,645 shares, valued at $69.39M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The institutional investor held 5,390 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $920,000, up from 3,189 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -4.16%. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. It has underperformed by 8.88% the S&P500.

State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased its stake in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (UHS) by 15.38% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nokota Management Lp bought 49,864 shares as the company's stock declined 3.47% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4.66 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $99.11 million, down from 4.67M at the end of the previous reported quarter. New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc who had been investing in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.80B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $110.14. About 17.99M shares traded or 12.83% up from the average. Universal Health Services, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 12.1% over the last 5 years. (NYSE:UHS) has declined 11.23% since January 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Analysts await Discovery Communications, Inc. (NYSE:T) to report earnings on January, 24. Moreover, Mondrian Prtnrs Limited has 0% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 2,200 shares. UHS's profit will be $172.89 million for 15.21 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. The health services provider reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.76 by ($0.27).

Universal Health Services, Inc is a holding company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, October 27. (NYSE:UHS) rating on Wednesday, July 26. Independent Research upgraded the shares of T in report on Tuesday, October 25 to "Hold" rating. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Avondale. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 1.26. It dived, as 59 investors sold TJX shares while 374 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 696 raised stakes. There has been an observed change of 0.00% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. (NYSE:UHS) or 19 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.01% or 7,187 shares. Omega Advisors reported 236,200 shares. (NYSE:UHS). Cambiar Limited Com has 359,978 shares for 0.63% of their portfolio. Ci holds 205,541 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks Incorporated holds 0.01% or 12,485 shares. (NYSE:TJX) or 58,512 shares. Palouse Management has invested 2.03% in AT&T Inc. Aperio Limited Liability holds 70,210 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Mastrapasqua Asset holds 0.25% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 183,645 shares. 65,709 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Co Can. American (D B A Uas Asset Management) accumulated 75,260 shares. The shares went up by 3.56% in value last month.

While cautious optimism may be the prevailing sentiment, many investors will be looking to take the portfolio to the next level. Its down 0.11, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 46 investors sold UHS shares while 128 reduced holdings. Brant Point owns 13,100 shares. Glob X Co Ltd Liability Corp owns 3,591 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Westpac Bk has invested 0.01% in Universal Health Services, Inc.

The 20-day Simple Moving average for Universal Health Services, Inc.

Universal Health Services, Inc is a holding company. FMR LLC lifted its stake in shares of Universal Health Services by 4.6% in the second quarter. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams reported 0.41% stake. Aristotle Fund L.P. owns 18,600 shares or 4.32% of their USA portfolio. Gam Ag holds 0.04% or 44,910 shares. Cornercap Inv Counsel has 0.79% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) or 151,890 shares. Presently, Universal Health Services (UHS) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -117.13. Therefore 86% are positive. Stephens initiated coverage on shares of Universal Health Services in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Universal Health Services, Inc. has a 1-year low of $99.72 and a 1-year high of $139.77. (NYSE:UHS) earned "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Axiom Capital on Monday, April 4 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 7 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold" on Thursday, October 5. UBS downgraded the shares of AEM in report on Monday, March 28 to "Neutral" rating. On Tuesday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $157 target in Friday, April 29 report. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Everence Capital Inc reported 13,725 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of LendingTree's analysts are positive.

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