Universal Health Services Earnings: Everything You Must Know Now

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.

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Universal Health Services Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 7.96% to $1.22 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.13 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 13.86% to $2.08 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Universal Health Services Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.22 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.21. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.91 billion.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 17.76% from $1.76 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased 22% from $1.00 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.19 to a profit $1.17. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $4.52 to a profit of $4.48 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)