UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Dividends

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH): $417.65

2.68 (+0.65%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, UNH has issued more dividends than 96.4% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • As for free cash flow, UNH has greater average cash flow over the past 5.76 years than 96.2% US-listed dividend payers.
  • Currently, UNH generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than 97.3% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with UNH's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: XEL, SHEN, CABO, WEC and GIS.
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UNH Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$417.65$117.57 -65.54%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. As for UNH, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 65.54% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Unitedhealth Group Inc are:

  • Unitedhealth Group Inc has annual revenue of approximately $253 billion; this classifies the stock in the mega-sized revenue class -- and relative to other dividend issuers in this class, the growth rate of its dividend is greater than that of only 100% of them.
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for UNH than it is for 6.67% of other equities in the Healthcare sector that also issue dividends.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Healthcare sector, Unitedhealth Group Inc has an equity discount rate lower than only 10% of them.

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UNH Dividend History

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UNH Dividends vs. Peers

UNH's dividend yield currently ranks #2 of 15 vs. its peers in the Medical - Health Insurance category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CI Cigna Corporation 1.56%
2 UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated 1.21%
3 ANTM Anthem, Inc. 1.16%
4 AET Aetna Inc. 0.94%
5 HUM Humana Inc. 0.60%
6 WCG Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. 0.00%
7 CNC Centene Corporation 0.00%
8 MOH Molina Healthcare Inc 0.00%
9 CLOV Clover Health Investments Corp. Cl A 0.00%
10 MGLN Magellan Health, Inc. 0.00%
11 ATHN athenahealth, Inc. 0.00%
12 HIIQ Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. - 0.00%
13 HQY HealthEquity, Inc. 0.00%
14 ALHC Alignment Healthcare, Inc. 0.00%
15 OSCR Oscar Health Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on UNH dividends?

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Unitedhealth Group Inc Common Stock (UNH) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) - Dividend Investor
Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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