UHS to Pay Cash Dividend Next Month

King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services will pay its shareholders a cash dividend of $0.05 per share on Dec. 17.

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The dividends will total almost $5 million across all shareholders.

Last month, the for-profit hospital operator reported net income fell 15.6 percent in the third quarter of 2012 to $71.8 million. UHS is still posting a strong FY 2012, as total profit stood at $308 million through the first nine months of 2012 compared with a profit of $302.9 million in the first nine months of 2011.

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