UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE) (UNH): Price and Financial Metrics

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE) (UNH)

Today's Latest Price: $347.55 USD

7.45 (-2.10%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 8 in Medical - Health Insurance

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UNH Stock Summary

  • UNH has a higher market value than 99.68% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $336,831,352,050.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNH is 3.87 -- better than 87.83% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, UNH is more volatile than just 7.72% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Unitedhealth Group Inc are MA, PG, DIS, BAC, and PYPL.
  • UNH's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Unitedhealth Group Inc's official web site, go to www.unitedhealthgroup.com.

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UNH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $347.55 52-week high $367.95
Prev. close $355.00 52-week low $187.72
Day low $347.54 Volume 2,585,300
Day high $354.62 Avg. volume 3,336,614
50-day MA $346.39 Dividend yield 1.41%
200-day MA $314.61 Market Cap 329.76B

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE) (UNH) Company Bio

UnitedHealth Group is a health and well-being company. The Company's business platforms include UnitedHealthcare and Optum. United Healthcare provides health-care benefits to various customers and markets. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

UNH Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$347.55$395.63 11%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Unitedhealth Group Inc. To summarize, we found that Unitedhealth Group Inc ranked in the 54th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 12%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Unitedhealth Group Inc ended up being:

  • UNH's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 30.84% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Unitedhealth Group Inc experienced a tax rate of about 18% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Healthcare), this tax rate is higher than 79.59% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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DXCM, CMD, REGN, FONR, and ACIU can be thought of as valuation peers to UNH, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest UNH News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Unitedhealth Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UNH as an investment opportunity.

UnitedHealth 4Q Sales Top Street Estimates Driven By Optum Business

UnitedHealth Group reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results despite a spike in pandemic-led healthcare costs. The healthcare giant's 4Q sales rose 7.5% to $65.5 billion year-on-year, exceeding consensus estimates of $65.1 billion. Shares closed at $350.84 on Jan. 20. UnitedHealth (UNH) posted 4Q adjusted earnings of $2.52 per share, which beat analysts’ estimates of $2.40 per share. The company’s 4Q net EPS (earnings per share) of $2.30 fell from the $3.68 posted during the same quarter last year. Its adjusted EPS of $2.52 per share declined from $3.90 in 4Q19. This decline in earnings per share was largely related to higher healthcare costs due to Covid-19, the company said.

Shrilekha Pethe on TipRanks | January 21, 2021

Healthcare ETFs in Focus on UnitedHealth's Solid Q4 Earnings

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2020 results wherein it breezed past the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both earnings and revenues.

Yahoo | January 21, 2021

How Many UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Shares Do Institutions Own?

The big shareholder groups in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( NYSE:UNH ) have power over the company. Institutions...

Yahoo | January 21, 2021

UnitedHealth EPS beats by $0.13, beats on revenue

UnitedHealth (UNH): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $2.52 beats by $0.13; GAAP EPS of $2.30 beats by $0.06.Revenue of $65.47B (+7.5% Y/Y) beats by $490M.MCR ratio of 79.1% vs. consensus of 84%.Operating cost ratio of 16.2% compared to estimate of 16.7%.Shares +0.8% PM.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | January 20, 2021

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call January 20, 2021 08:45 ET Company Participants David Wichmann - Chief Executive Officer John Rex - Chief Financial Officer Dirk McMahon - Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare Wyatt Decker - Chief Executive Officer, OptumHealth John Prince - Chief Executive Officer, OptumRx Tim...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 20, 2021

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UNH Price Returns

1-mo 2.95%
3-mo 5.51%
6-mo 16.44%
1-year 17.97%
3-year 48.48%
5-year 228.89%
YTD -0.89%
2020 21.25%
2019 20.00%
2018 14.52%
2017 39.84%
2016 38.41%

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