Today U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (USPH) Stock Reaches Record High

April 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.29, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 21 investors sold U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 11.23 million shares or 3.00% more from 10.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Punch And Associates Inv Mngmt Incorporated, a Minnesota-based fund reported 74,341 shares. The California-based Aperio Grp Limited has invested 0% in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Riverhead Capital Limited Liability Corp reported 0% of its portfolio in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Barclays Public Limited Liability Corp holds 1,920 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Albert D Mason accumulated 0.38% or 7,017 shares. Hotchkis And Wiley Ltd holds 11,707 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mason Street Limited Company owns 3,272 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon has 0% invested in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) for 180,430 shares. Bahl Gaynor has invested 0.02% in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Ftb holds 0% of its portfolio in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) for 103 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0% or 29,348 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management Incorporated accumulated 59,684 shares. 230 were accumulated by Huntington National Bank & Trust. Ct Mason reported 11,048 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Pnc Finance Svcs Group owns 2,784 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $4.22 million activity. 2,000 U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) shares with value of $145,120 were sold by MCAFEE LAWRANCE W. 6,000 shares were sold by Harris Bernard A Jr, worth $519,153. Shares for $305,873 were sold by Trier Clayton. PULLINS JERALD L sold $527,894 worth of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) on Friday, March 9. $1.04M worth of stock was sold by READING CHRISTOPHER J on Friday, March 9.

The stock of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) reached all time high today, Apr, 17 and still has $94.66 target or 3.00 % above today’s $91.90 share price. This indicates more upside for the $1.17B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $94.66 PT is reached, the company will be worth $34.95 million more.
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The stock increased 2.68% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $91.9. About 52,279 shares traded or 9.87% up from the average. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) has risen 26.09% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.54% the S&P500.

Analysts await U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) to report earnings on July, 5. They expect $0.55 EPS, up 7.84 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.51 per share. USPH’s profit will be $6.97M for 41.77 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual EPS reported by U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.24 % EPS growth.

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering US Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. US Physical Therapy had 3 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, February 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, November 2. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was downgraded by Barrington to “Hold”.

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates outpatient physical therapy clinics in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.17 billion. The Company’s clinics provide pre-and post-operative care and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, sports-related injuries, preventative care, rehabilitation of injured workers, and neurological-related injuries. It has a 52.22 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm owned and operated 540 outpatient physical therapy clinics in 42 states; and managed 20 physical therapy facilities for unaffiliated third parties, including hospitals and physician groups.

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) Institutional Positions Chart

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