Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B
shed 1.91% to $150.68 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B closed $11.83 short of its 52-week high ($162.51), which the company achieved on May 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as HCA Healthcare Inc.
fell 0.99% to $246.79, Tenet Healthcare Corp.
fell 3.11% to $70.00, and Select Medical Holdings Corp.
fell 3.51% to $38.77. Trading volume (463,288) remained 224,754 below its 50-day average volume of 688,042.