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Press release from PR Newswire

Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Special Dividend

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Special Dividend17:00 EST Thursday, December 06, 2012KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a special cash dividend of $0.40 per share on December 28, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2012.Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating, through its subsidiaries, behavioral health facilities, acute care hospitals, and ambulatory centers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Certain statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements and are subject to various risks and uncertainties as discussed in the Company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Company is not obligated to update these forward-looking statements even if the Company's assessment of these risks and uncertainties changes.For additional information on the Company, visit our website: Universal Health Services, Inc.For further information: Steve Filton, Chief Financial Officer, +1-610-768-3300