U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. (NYSE:USPH) CFO Lawrance W. Mcafee sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.04, for a total value of $116,080.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Lawrance W. Mcafee also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, September 19th, Lawrance W. Mcafee sold 2,000 shares of U.S. Physical Therapy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.00, for a total value of $128,000.00.
  • On Thursday, August 25th, Lawrance W. Mcafee sold 2,000 shares of U.S. Physical Therapy stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.50, for a total value of $125,000.00.

U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. (NYSE:USPH) opened at 61.80 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $773.80 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.02 and a beta of 0.85. U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. has a one year low of $45.62 and a one year high of $64.89. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $60.39 and its 200-day moving average price is $59.76.

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $88.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.94 million. U.S. Physical Therapy had a return on equity of 11.54% and a net margin of 6.84%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.47 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. will post $1.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH)

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 18th will be paid a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 16th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. U.S. Physical Therapy’s dividend payout ratio is 35.05%.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on USPH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded U.S. Physical Therapy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. JMP Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of U.S. Physical Therapy in a report on Monday, November 7th. Jefferies Group cut their price target on U.S. Physical Therapy to $60.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Monday, November 7th. Finally, Barrington Research lowered U.S. Physical Therapy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 5th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Panagora Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in U.S. Physical Therapy during the third quarter worth $156,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC bought a new position in U.S. Physical Therapy during the third quarter worth $328,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in U.S. Physical Therapy during the third quarter worth $511,000. HBK Investments L P bought a new position in U.S. Physical Therapy during the third quarter worth $470,000. Finally, AMP Capital Investors Ltd bought a new position in U.S. Physical Therapy during the third quarter worth $331,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.24% of the company’s stock.

U.S. Physical Therapy Company Profile

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates outpatient physical therapy clinics that provide pre-and post-operative care, and treatment for orthopedic-related disorders, sports-related injuries, preventative care, rehabilitation of injured workers and neurological-related injuries.

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