U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) has been assigned a $65.00 price target by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 3.01% from the company’s previous close.

USPH has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Cantor Fitzgerald assumed coverage on shares of U.S. Physical Therapy in a research report on Monday, July 24th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $72.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Barrington Research raised shares of U.S. Physical Therapy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $68.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $68.50.

U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH) opened at 63.10 on Friday. U.S. Physical Therapy has a 52 week low of $51.96 and a 52 week high of $78.00. The firm has a market cap of $793.67 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.01 and a beta of 1.06. The company has a 50-day moving average of $62.64 and a 200-day moving average of $66.39.

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $104.25 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.93 million. U.S. Physical Therapy had a return on equity of 12.91% and a net margin of 5.65%. Equities research analysts forecast that U.S. Physical Therapy will post $2.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of USPH. Invictus RG acquired a new stake in U.S. Physical Therapy during the first quarter valued at about $100,000. Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in U.S. Physical Therapy by 9.0% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,954 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after buying an additional 162 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in U.S. Physical Therapy by 77.8% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,454 shares of the company’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 1,074 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its stake in U.S. Physical Therapy by 3.1% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 2,950 shares of the company’s stock valued at $178,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the period. Finally, Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its stake in U.S. Physical Therapy by 7.0% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 2,928 shares of the company’s stock valued at $191,000 after buying an additional 192 shares during the period. 96.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About U.S. Physical Therapy

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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