Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/208539347/composite UHS +0.47% slid 2.48% to $121.27 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 1.32% to 4,655.27 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.68% to 35,135.94. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B closed $43.73 below its 52-week high ($165.00), which the company achieved on July 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as HCA Healthcare Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205934574/composite HCA +1.02% fell 0.47% to $229.92, Tenet Healthcare Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207964487/composite THC +3.06% fell 1.60% to $74.46, and Select Medical Holdings Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201753136/composite SEM +2.19% fell 2.90% to $28.10. Trading volume (914,982) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 710,844.