Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B
rose 1.58% to $152.96 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $151.65, which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as HCA Healthcare Inc.
rose 0.89% to $206.34, Tenet Healthcare Corp.
rose 2.33% to $63.75, and Select Medical Holdings Corp.
rose 0.31% to $38.22. Trading volume (620,276) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 597,714.