Terril Brothers Raised Its Position in First Finl Bankshares (FFIN) by $939,000 as Shares Rose; As Universal Health Services (UHS) Market Valuation Rose, Shareholder Private Capital Management Has Trimmed Position

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Terril Brothers Inc increased its stake in First Finl Bankshares (FFIN) by 94.85% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Terril Brothers Inc bought 31,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.61% . The institutional investor held 64,300 shares of the finance company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $1.98M, up from 33,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Terril Brothers Inc who had been investing in First Finl Bankshares for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.65B market cap company. The stock increased 2.27% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $34.26. About 191,186 shares traded. First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) has risen 15.72% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.72% the S&P500. Some Historical FFIN News: 16/05/2018 – Cincinnati Business Courier: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director; 12/04/2018 SYNCOM FORMULATIONS (INDIA) LTD SYFI.BO SAYS CO GOT SEBI ORDER ON APRIL 11 IN MATTER OF FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICES; 24/04/2018 – First Financial Announces Board Election And Increased Dividend At Annual Meeting; 16/05/2018 – CincinnatiBusCou: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director

Private Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Universal Health Services Inc (UHS) by 4.51% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Capital Management Llc sold 4,415 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.93% . The institutional investor held 93,378 shares of the health care company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $12.18M, down from 97,793 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Universal Health Services Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.36 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.71% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $141.13. About 279,810 shares traded. Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has risen 20.73% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.73% the S&P500. Some Historical UHS News: 16/05/2018 – Universal Health at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 02/05/2018 – Universal Health at Bank of America Conference May 17; 08/04/2018 – ProGrade Digital Announces SDXC UHS-II V90 Memory Cards; 14/03/2018 – WV MetroSources: `Definitely historic’ says WAJR Sports Director on looming UHS-MHS tourney game; 25/04/2018 – Universal Health 1Q EPS $2.36; 05/03/2018 UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES INC UHS.N : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $140 FROM $135; 12/03/2018 – Hill-Rom Will Transfer to UHS Certain Moveable Medical Equipment That Can Be Rented to Customers; 25/04/2018 – UNIVERSAL HEALTH 1Q NET REV. $2.69B, EST. $2.75B; 19/03/2018 – HK Bourse: Circular From Universal Health International Group Holding Ltd. On Other; 08/04/2018 – ProGrade Digital Announces SDXC UHS-Il V90 Memory Cards

More notable recent Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS)? – Yahoo Finance” on October 09, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Longtime UHS executive gets new job leading Acadia – Philadelphia Business Journal” published on December 18, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “UHS reapplies for 100-bed Portland-area psychiatric hospital, 2 years after rejection – Portland Business Journal” on July 12, 2019. More interesting news about Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “UHS Q3 earnings pressure weighs on shares, down 6% after hours – Seeking Alpha” published on October 24, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hospital operators up after HCA Q3 beat & guidance boost – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 29, 2019.

Private Capital Management Llc, which manages about $900.00 million and $674.10 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intl Fcstone Inc. (NASDAQ:INTL) by 35,085 shares to 743,291 shares, valued at $29.43 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Visteon Corp. (NYSE:VC) by 8,563 shares in the quarter, for a total of 357,115 shares, and has risen its stake in Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.12, from 0.92 in 2019Q1. It increased, as 29 investors sold UHS shares while 130 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 73.98 million shares or 1.39% less from 75.02 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Strs Ohio reported 0.01% stake. Natixis has 0.04% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Bb&T Secs Lc invested in 0% or 3,457 shares. Cibc Ww Markets Inc has 0% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 0.04% or 5,922 shares. Levin Capital Strategies Lp invested in 0.11% or 8,909 shares. Brown Advisory stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Asset Mngmt One Limited stated it has 0.03% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Hemenway Trust Company Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Company has invested 0.03% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). 11,055 were reported by Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Limited Liability. Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Amalgamated Commercial Bank reported 0.04% stake. 2,228 are held by First Republic Invest Mngmt. Lsv Asset accumulated 983,208 shares or 0.21% of the stock.

Analysts await Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $2.60 EPS, up 9.70% or $0.23 from last year’s $2.37 per share. UHS’s profit will be $227.70 million for 13.57 P/E if the $2.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.99 actual EPS reported by Universal Health Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.65% EPS growth.

Since June 17, 2019, it had 5 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $109,090 activity. Denny Michael B. had bought 670 shares worth $19,939. 300 shares were bought by Edwards Murray Hamilton, worth $10,260.

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