Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/208539347/composite UHS +0.47% shed 1.93% to $118.73 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% falling 1.90% to 4,567.00 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% falling 1.86% to 34,483.72. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B closed $46.27 below its 52-week high ($165.00), which the company reached on July 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as HCA Healthcare Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205934574/composite HCA +1.02% fell 1.88% to $225.59, Tenet Healthcare Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207964487/composite THC +3.06% fell 2.14% to $72.87, and Select Medical Holdings Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201753136/composite SEM +2.19% fell 4.45% to $26.85. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 718,314.