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

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): $412.22

0.14 (+0.03%)

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  • UNH scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 95.88% of US stocks.
  • UNH's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • UNH ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 26th percentile.

UNH Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $386,134,596,440, Unitedhealth Group Inc has a greater market value than 99.68% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNH is 3.96 -- better than 89.23% of US stocks.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.97% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Unitedhealth Group Inc are MA, WMT, PG, PYPL, and DIS.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 33.71% lower, now standing at 17.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, UNH's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.
  • UNH's price/earnings ratio has moved down 4 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 2014-11-26 0.7 2.9 17.0 10.5
UNH 2010-01-29 0.4 1.7 10.6 6.6
UNH 2009-09-08 0.4 1.5 9.3 6.2
UNH 2005-11-08 1.7 6.6 23.2 14.2
UNH 2004-04-15 1.4 7.7 21.8 13.4
UNH 2003-08-27 1.1 6.2 18.5 11.3

UNH Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 109.9%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 128.81%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 125.29%.
Over the past 67 months, UNH's revenue has gone up $115,975,000,000.

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
2021-03-31 262,916 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
2019-12-31 242,155 18,463 13,839

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 $446.04 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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UNH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $412.22 52-week high $425.98
Prev. close $412.08 52-week low $289.64
Day low $410.25 Volume 1,864,169
Day high $413.77 Avg. volume 3,123,435
50-day MA $407.40 Dividend yield 1.41%
200-day MA $367.49 Market Cap 389.01B

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)

UNH Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$412.22$424.53 3%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for UNH, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Unitedhealth Group Inc ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 3.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UNH, they are:

  • 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 35.17% 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 75.75% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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UNH Price Returns

1-mo 2.94%
3-mo 3.74%
6-mo 24.47%
1-year 37.08%
3-year 70.60%
5-year 210.99%
YTD 18.40%
2020 21.25%
2019 20.00%
2018 14.52%
2017 39.83%
2016 38.41%

UNH Dividends

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