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UHS Universal Health Services PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Jun 12, 2024, the UHS stock has a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.69. This is based on the current EPS of $11.93 and the stock price of $187.24 per share. An increase of 6% has been recorded in the PE ratio compared to the average of 14.8 of the past four quarters.

UHS PE ratio history

How has UHS's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Universal Health Services over the last ten years is 14.97. The current 15.69 price-to-earnings ratio is 4.8% more than the historical average. In the past ten years, UHS's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2015 quarter at 22.96, with a price of $142.1 and an EPS of $6.19. The Sep 2022 quarter saw the lowest point at 8.98, with a price of $88.18 and an EPS of $9.82.


Universal Health Services PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 41.17% in 2022

Maximum annual decrease: -20.63% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2023 14.73 -3.47%
2022 15.26 41.17%
2021 10.81 -13.03%
2020 12.43 -20.63%
2019 15.66 12.18%
2018 13.96 -3.19%
2017 14.42 -2.1%
2016 14.73 -15.05%
2015 17.34 -13.99%
2014 20.16 29.23%

UHS average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of UHS for the past years

The current PE ratio of UHS is above its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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UHS PE vs peers

What is UHS's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers HCA and SEM, UHS's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than THC's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
THC Tenet Healthcare Corp 5.32 $13.62B
UHS Universal Health Services Inc 15.77 $12.59B
SEM Select Medical Holdings Corp 16.06 $4.39B
HCA HCA Healthcare Inc 16.77 $89.29B
CYH Community Health Systems Inc N/A $493.33M
ACHC Acadia Healthcare Company Inc N/A $6.15B
MD Mednax Inc N/A $619.32M
WOOF Petco Health & Wellness Company Inc N/A $1.11B

Frequently asked questions

What is Universal Health Services's PE ratio?

UHS stock has a price to earnings ratio of 15.69 as of Jun 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Universal Health Services (UHS)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for UHS stock is 12.74.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Universal Health Services (UHS)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for UHS stock is 12.94.

What is the highest PE ratio for UHS?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 22.96 and it was in the Jun 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for UHS compare to its historical average?

UHS's current price to earnings ratio is 4.8% above its 10-year historical average.

How is UHS's PE ratio calculated (Universal Health Services PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Universal Health Services's stock price is $187.24. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $11.93. Therefore, Universal Health Services's price to earnings ratio for today is 15.69. PE RATIO(15.69) = STOCK PRICE($187.24) / TTM EPS($11.93)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.