KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. _ Universal Health Services Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $185.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.94 per share. Universal Health Services shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.
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The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
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Alan Miller, chairman, president & CEO, Universal Health Services, discusses the economy and concerns people have over co-pays and getting medical care. Those concerns have dampened utilization, he says. People are putting off elective procedures.
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