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Summary: Universal Health Services Inc. Apr 09
Standard & Poors, April 2009
The investment-grade ratings on King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services Inc. reflect the company's moderately diverse hospital portfolio, reasonably strong positions in growing communities, and conservative financial policy that helps it maintain an intermediate financial risk profile. These factors outweigh the impact a difficult macroeconomic environment could have on the amount of insured in some of the company's key markets. Universal owns and/or operates 26 acute-care hospitals and 101 behavioral health centers in 32 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. In addition, Universal manages, owns, or has a partnership interest in nine surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers in six states and Puerto Rico. One acute-care hospital is under construction. Universal has reasonably strong operations in attractive...
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Universal Health Services Inc.