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

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): $495.64

-4.17 (-0.83%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where UNH ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.44% of US stocks.
  • UNH's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • UNH's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 38.1% of US stocks).

UNH Stock Summary

  • UNH has a higher market value than 99.79% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $480,545,420,837.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for UNH is 4.01 -- better than 89.09% of US stocks.
  • UNH's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 412.88 -- higher than 93.56% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Unitedhealth Group Inc are JPM, WMT, PG, BHP, and V.
  • 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

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 17.17%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 18.61%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 103.56%.
Over the past 15 months, UNH's revenue has gone up $35,022,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 287,597 22,343 17,285
2021-09-30 279,321 25,226 15,426
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

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 84.7% of graded US stocks.
  • UNH's asset turnover comes in at 1.354 -- ranking 10th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • UVE, GL, and PRU 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 $495.64 52-week high $553.29
Prev. close $499.81 52-week low $383.12
Day low $486.56 Volume 13,018,028
Day high $499.76 Avg. volume 3,403,120
50-day MA $497.33 Dividend yield 1.32%
200-day MA $472.55 Market Cap 465.00B

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.

All 30 Dow stocks rise, led by J&J and UnitedHealth; 3M set to snap longest losing streak in 10 years

The shares of all 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained ground in afternoon trading Friday, as the blue chip barometer surged toward its biggest gain in 21 months. Of the Dow's best percentage performers, shares of both Johnson & Johnson and 3M Co. shot up 5.5%. 3M's stock is now on track to snap a 10-session losing streak, which is its longest losing streak in 10 years. UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s stock was biggest price gainer, and therefore provided the biggest point boost fo

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Justice Department sues UnitedHealth over nearly $8 billion deal to acquire tech company

Federal regulators are suing to block UnitedHealth Group’s purchase of the technology company Change Healthcare.

STAT News | February 24, 2022

Justice Department sues to block UnitedHealth''s bid for Change Healthcare

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a bid to stop health insurer UnitedHealth Group from buying Change Healthcare.

CNBC | February 24, 2022

U.S. sues to block UnitedHealth acquisition of Change Healthcare

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Thursday to stop UnitedHealth Group from buying Change Healthcare, arguing that the $7.84 billion deal would give the largest U.S. health insurer access to its competitors’ sensitive information. The all-cash deal was announced in January 2021 as a way for UnitedHealth to expand its fast-growing healthcare technology […]

National Post | February 24, 2022

UnitedHealth unit settles Mass. drug overcharge case for $5.8 mln

OptumRx, the pharmacy benefit manager unit of UnitedHealth Group Inc, has agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve allegations by Massachusetts'' attorney general that it charged excessive prices for drugs covered by workers'' compensation insurance.

Reuters | February 24, 2022

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UNH Price Returns

1-mo -0.14%
3-mo -3.05%
6-mo N/A
1-year 25.92%
3-year 109.41%
5-year 188.14%
YTD -0.65%
2021 45.20%
2020 21.25%
2019 20.00%
2018 14.52%
2017 39.84%

UNH Dividends

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