UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Price and Financial Metrics

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): $449.16

6.88 (+1.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where UNH ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.7% of US stocks.
  • UNH's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • UNH's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 42.66% of US stocks).

UNH Stock Summary

  • UNH has a higher market value than 99.69% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $417,033,492,634.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNH is 3.94 -- better than 89.16% of US stocks.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.44% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNH, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WMT, BAC, MA, HD, and PG.
  • UNH's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Unitedhealth Group Inc's official web site, go to www.unitedhealthgroup.com.

UNH Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, UNH's price/earnings ratio is 26.03% lower, now standing at 27.
  • Over the past 243 months, UNH's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.
  • UNH's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UNH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UNH 2021-08-31 1.4 5.7 27.0 20.6
UNH 2021-08-30 1.4 5.7 27.2 20.7
UNH 2021-08-27 1.5 5.7 27.2 20.7
UNH 2021-08-26 1.4 5.7 27.1 20.6
UNH 2021-08-25 1.5 5.7 27.3 20.8
UNH 2021-08-24 1.5 5.8 27.5 20.9

UNH Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 38.87%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 109.9%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 159.78%.
Over the past 33 months, UNH's revenue has gone up $52,208,000,000.

The table below shows UNH's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 272,099 20,773 14,512
2021-03-31 262,916 25,236 16,883
2020-12-31 257,141 22,174 15,403
2020-09-30 252,575 22,278 16,732
2020-06-30 247,811 22,301 17,098
2020-03-31 246,268 18,172 13,754

UNH's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • UNH has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.1% of graded US stocks.
  • UNH's asset turnover comes in at 1.354 -- ranking 10th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • GL, PRU, and AMSF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with UNH.

The table below shows UNH's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.354 0.243 0.287
2021-03-31 1.338 0.262 0.343
2020-12-31 1.336 0.261 0.321
2020-09-30 1.354 0.263 0.349
2020-06-30 1.359 0.264 0.360
2020-03-31 1.400 0.241 0.299

UNH Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of UNH, see our UNH price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $465.93 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

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UNH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $449.16 52-week high $449.29
Prev. close $442.28 52-week low $299.60
Day low $440.46 Volume 2,736,100
Day high $449.29 Avg. volume 2,970,458
50-day MA $414.46 Dividend yield 1.29%
200-day MA $389.81 Market Cap 423.52B

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) Company Bio

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is an American multinational managed healthcare and insurance company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. It offers health care products and insurance services. In 2020, it was the second-largest healthcare company (behind CVS Health) by revenue with $257.1 billion, and the largest insurance company by net premiums. UnitedHealthcare revenues comprise 80% of the Group's overall revenue. (Source: Wikipedia)

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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 Group (UNH) is a Top-Ranked Growth Stock: Should You Buy?

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Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Should You Buy This Mega-Cap Health Insurer Now?

UnitedHealth Group's third-quarter results and valuation could make it a buy depending on your investing goals.

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE): 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE) (NYSE:UNH) traded at a new 52-week high today of $439.66. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 840,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 3 million shares. Over the past year, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE) has traded in a range of $299.60 to [] The post UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (DE): 52-Week High Recently Eclipsed (UNH) appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet .

InsuranceNewsNet | October 21, 2021

$72.47 Billion in Sales Expected for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to post sales of $72.47 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eight analysts have issued estimates for UnitedHealth Groups earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $70.14 billion and the highest is $73.95 billion. UnitedHealth Group posted sales of $65.47 billion during the same []

Transcript Daily | October 21, 2021

Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC Sells 144 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC decreased its stake in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 18,562 shares of the healthcare conglomerates stock after selling 144 shares during the period. Sheaff Brock []

Transcript Daily | October 21, 2021

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UNH Price Returns

1-mo 10.08%
3-mo 7.91%
6-mo 14.28%
1-year 37.82%
3-year 83.66%
5-year 235.00%
YTD 29.46%
2020 21.25%
2019 20.00%
2018 14.52%
2017 39.83%
2016 38.41%

UNH Dividends

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