Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B
inched 0.53% higher to $160.38 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B closed $2.13 short of its 52-week high ($162.51), which the company reached on May 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as HCA Healthcare Inc.
rose 0.76% to $211.69, Tenet Healthcare Corp.
rose 0.92% to $68.78, and Select Medical Holdings Corp.
rose 1.41% to $41.66. Trading volume (521,461) remained 113,338 below its 50-day average volume of 634,799.