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

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): $453.48

-1.16 (-0.26%)

POWR Rating

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  • UNH scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 94.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for UNH is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • UNH's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 42.25% of US stocks).

UNH Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $428,687,951,278, Unitedhealth Group Inc has a greater market value than 99.69% of US stocks.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 89.15% of US listed stocks.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.06% 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.
  • Visit UNH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 56.75%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 6.76%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 136.61%.
UNH's revenue has moved up $114,992,000,000 over the prior 67 months.

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 84.05% 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 $453.48 52-week high $460.44
Prev. close $454.64 52-week low $299.60
Day low $453.48 Volume 3,520,600
Day high $460.44 Avg. volume 2,976,578
50-day MA $416.63 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $391.19 Market Cap 427.59B

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

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What Makes UnitedHealth (UNH) a New Buy Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | October 25, 2021

Is UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Outperforming Other Medical Stocks This Year?

Is (UNH) Outperforming Other Medical Stocks This Year?

Yahoo | October 25, 2021

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Yahoo | October 24, 2021

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. Buys 86,346 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,871,150 shares of the healthcare conglomerates stock after buying an additional 86,346 shares during []

Transcript Daily | October 23, 2021

HBK Investments L P Makes New Investment in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

HBK Investments L P acquired a new position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 3,800 shares of the healthcare conglomerates stock, valued at approximately $1,522,000. Several other hedge funds have also made []

Transcript Daily | October 23, 2021

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UNH Price Returns

1-mo 13.76%
3-mo 10.40%
6-mo 14.53%
1-year 49.35%
3-year 85.29%
5-year 248.68%
YTD 30.71%
2020 21.25%
2019 20.00%
2018 14.52%
2017 39.83%
2016 38.41%

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