Shares of Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/208539347/composite UHS +0.28% slid 1.12% to $125.83 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% rising 0.34% to 4,704.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B closed $39.17 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 Thursday, as HCA Healthcare Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205934574/composite HCA -1.18% fell 0.25% to $243.25, Tenet Healthcare Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207964487/composite THC -3.12% fell 0.15% to $78.66, and Select Medical Holdings Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201753136/composite SEM -2.72% fell 2.39% to $31.87. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 708,795.