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
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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 56th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. 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 2%; for context, that number is higher than 29.85% of tickers in our DCF set.
The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 8. This value is greater than only 21.48% stocks in the Healthcare sector that generate free cash flow.
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