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Universal Health Services Inc (UHS.N)

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Universal Health Services announces dividend and increase to stock repurchase program
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Universal Health Services Inc :Universal Health Services Inc announces dividend and increase to stock repurchase program.Universal Health Services Inc - ‍board of directors authorized a $400 million increase to its stock repurchase program​.Universal Health Services - the ‍$400 million increase authorization to stock repurchase program will increase aggregate authorization to $1.2 billion.  Full Article

Universal Health Services reports Q3 earnings per share $1.47
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Universal Health Services Inc :Universal Health Services Inc reports 2017 third quarter financial results and revises 2017 full year earnings guidance.Q3 revenue $2.54 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.6 billion.Q3 earnings per share $1.47.Q3 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $1.49.Q3 earnings per share view $1.68 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees fy 2017 adjusted earnings per share $7.25 to $7.50.Fy2017 earnings per share view $7.67 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

UK's CMA says Cygnet-Cambian deal will hurt competition for male mental health service in East Midlands
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - UK's Competition and Markets Authority::UK'S CMA SAYS ‍MERGER OF CYGNET HEALTH CARE LTD AND CAMBIAN ADULT SERVICES WILL MEAN LESS CHOICE IN SOME EAST MIDLANDS MALE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES​.UK'S CMA SAYS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN COMPETITION IN EAST MIDLANDS, COMPANIES ARE NOW REQUIRED TO SELL ONE OF THEIR HOSPITALS IN AREA TO A BUYER APPROVED BY CMA​.UK'S CMA SAYS HAS CLEARED MERGER IN ALL OTHER REGIONS ORIGINALLY IDENTIFIED, INCLUDING WEST MIDLANDS​.  Full Article

Universal Health Services says Q2 earnings per share $1.89
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 

Universal Health Services Inc : Universal health services, inc. Reports 2016 second quarter financial results . Q2 revenue $2.43 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.46 billion . Q2 earnings per share $1.89 .Q2 earnings per share view $1.94 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Universal Health announces purchase of interests in 6 acute care hospitals
Monday, 2 May 2016 

Universal Health Services Inc:Universal Health Services, Inc. announces purchase of third-party minority ownership interests in six acute care hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada.Deal for $445 million.Ownership interests purchased range from 26.1% to 27.5%.  Full Article

Universal Health Services Inc - U.S. justices weigh federal fraud claim over woman's death - Reuters News
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016 

Universal Health Services Inc:The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled with the question of when federal contractors can be sued for defrauding the government in a case involving a 19-year-old Massachusetts woman who suffered a fatal 2009 seizure at a mental health facility - RTRS.The parents of Yarushka Rivera claimed that Universal Health Services Inc UHS.N, which owned the facility, provided "gravely inadequate treatment" and used "unsupervised and unqualified personnel." Their lawsuit said King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services, one of the nation's largest hospital operators.defrauded the government because it was receiving federal Medicaid funding to provide treatment to low-income people and failed to comply with all necessary requirements.Rivera died in October 2009 of a seizure after being treated at the mental health center in Lawrence, Massachusetts.Julio Escobar and his wife, Carmen Correa, filed suit against Universal Health Services in U.S. District Court in Boston in 2011.They said they had received information that more than 20 treatment providers at the Lawrence facility, including a nurse who prescribed medication to Rivera, were not properly licensed or supervised as required by state law and federal regulations.  Full Article

GRAPHIC-Banks, healthcare service firms among winners from U.S. tax bill

NEW YORK, Dec 19 Sweeping U.S. tax legislation appears to be on the verge of approval, lifting the prospects in particular for banks, telecoms, transports and other industries that stand to gain the most from lower corporate tax rates.