UnitedHealth Group Company Profile (NYSE:UNH)

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group logoUnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a diversified healthcare company. The Company operates through four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx. The Company conducts its operations through two business platforms: health benefits operating under UnitedHealthcare and health services operating under Optum. UnitedHealthcare provides healthcare benefits to a range of customers and markets through its UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State, and UnitedHealthcare Global businesses. Optum is a health services business serving the healthcare marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, governments, life sciences companies and consumers, through its OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Health Care Plans
  • Sub-Industry: Managed Health Care
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UNH
  • CUSIP: 91324P10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $139.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $138.69
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $135.65
  • 52-Week Range: $107.51 - $144.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.42
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
  • Market Cap: $133.00B
  • Outstanding Shares: 952,391,000
  • Beta: 0.57
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.51%
  • Return on Equity: 19.08%
  • Return on Assets: 5.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.74%
  • Current Ratio: 0.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.70%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 23 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $154.76 (10.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$155.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetBuy$150.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$178.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/21/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/22/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$145.00 -> $161.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$170.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$148.00 -> $164.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$151.00 -> $164.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$157.00 -> $165.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$145.00 -> $155.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$148.00 -> $155.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$157.00 -> $165.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$156.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$165.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$172.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/8/2016Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$155.00View Rating Details
2/16/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$142.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price Target$130.00 -> $124.00View Rating Details
12/2/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$150.00View Rating Details
12/2/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$148.00View Rating Details
12/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 -> $138.00View Rating Details
11/22/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$135.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$146.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$150.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details
6/26/2015Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$126.00 -> $161.00View Rating Details
4/7/2015Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$131.00 -> $133.00View Rating Details
11/18/2014Bank of America Corp.Boost Price TargetBuy$102.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/18/2016        
7/19/2016Q216$1.89$1.96$45.05 billion$46.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$1.72$1.81$43.96 billion$44.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/19/2016Q415$1.38$1.40$43.26 billion$43.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2015Q315$1.64$1.65$40.18 billion$41.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q215$1.59$1.64$35.66 billion$36.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2015Q115$1.33$1.46$34.54 billion$35.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$1.50$1.55$33.11 billion$33.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$1.53$1.63$32.70 billion$32.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$1.26$1.42$32.01 billion$32.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$1.09$1.10$32.03 billion$31.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2014Q413$1.40$1.41$31.06 billion$31.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$1.52$1.53$30.80 billion$60.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.25$1.40$30.48 billion$30.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$1.14$1.16$30.49 billion$30.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/17/2013Q4 2012$1.19$1.20$28.13 billion$28.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$1.34$1.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$1.19$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$1.17$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$1.03$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$1.12$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.98$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.89$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2011$0.84$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.91 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168$1.63$1.79$1.72
Q2 20168$1.67$2.21$1.89
Q3 20166$1.92$2.09$2.05
Q4 20166$1.88$2.12$2.05
Q1 20172$2.01$2.08$2.05
Q2 20172$2.15$2.22$2.19
Q3 20172$2.37$2.45$2.41
Q4 20172$2.36$2.40$2.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
Annual Dividend:$2.50
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Dividend Growth:32.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:39.12% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.61% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.59% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2016quarterly$0.631.75%9/6/20169/9/20169/20/2016
6/8/2016quarterly$0.631.78%6/15/20166/17/20166/28/2016
2/10/2016quarterly$0.501.81%3/9/20163/11/20163/22/2016
11/6/2015quarterly$0.501.75%12/2/201512/4/201512/15/2015
8/12/2015quarterly$0.509/9/20159/11/20159/22/2015
6/3/2015quarterly$0.501.69%6/11/20156/15/20156/24/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.381.37%3/11/20153/13/20153/24/2015
11/7/2014quarterly$0.381.58%12/3/201412/5/201412/16/2014
8/13/2014quarterly$0.381.84%9/10/20149/12/20149/23/2014
6/4/2014quarterly$0.381.88%6/12/20146/16/20146/25/2014
2/13/2014quarterly$0.283/12/20143/14/20143/25/2014
11/8/2013quarterly$0.281.59%12/4/201312/6/201312/17/2013
8/14/2013quarterly$0.281.55%9/11/20139/13/20139/24/2013
6/5/2013quarterly$0.281.81%6/12/20136/14/20136/21/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.211.47%3/13/20133/15/20133/26/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.65%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.78%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2016Richard T BurkeDirectorSell40,000$135.31$5,412,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016William C Ballard JrDirectorSell5,000$138.58$692,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell5,500$139.80$768,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016William C Ballard JrDirectorSell5,000$134.87$674,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell5,420$124.51$674,844.20View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016D Ellen WilsonEVPSell4,113$121.51$499,770.63View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Gail R. WilenskyDirectorSell8,530$114.00$972,420.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Richard T BurkeDirectorSell50,000$113.69$5,684,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016William C. Ballard, Jr.DirectorSell8,000$114.93$919,440.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016Stephen J. HemsleyinsiderSell200,000$113.30$22,660,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015William C. Ballard, Jr.DirectorSell10,000$114.13$1,141,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Richard T. BurkeDirectorSell50,000$117.62$5,881,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell20,620$118.97$2,453,161.40View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015D Ellen WilsonEVPSell3,300$119.48$394,284.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015William C Ballard JrDirectorSell10,000$120.48$1,204,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015William C Ballard JrDirectorSell10,000$111.66$1,116,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell20,850$109.75$2,288,287.50View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Richard T BurkeDirectorSell100,000$87.03$8,703,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Douglas W LeatherdaleDirectorSell15,800$87.21$1,377,918.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell10,400$85.00$884,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014William Ballard, Jr.DirectorSell10,000$76.82$768,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Rodger LawsonDirectorBuy1,000$76.21$76,210.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014William Ballard, Jr.DirectorSell10,000$77.87$778,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Gail BoudreauxCEOSell90,392$76.04$6,873,407.68View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Eric RangenSVPSell24,825$73.60$1,827,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Gail WilenskyDirectorSell21,100$74.03$1,562,033.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014William Ballard, Jr.DirectorSell10,000$73.05$730,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Douglas LeatherdaleDirectorSell46,240$72.89$3,370,433.60View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Douglas W LeatherdaleDirectorSell15,000$74.98$1,124,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Douglas W LeatherdaleDirectorSell15,000$74.36$1,115,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Rodger LawsonDirectorBuy1,000$71.64$71,640.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Richard T BurkeDirectorSell100,000$72.94$7,294,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013William C Ballard JrDirectorSell10,000$72.61$726,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Douglas W LeatherdaleDirectorSell10,000$71.17$711,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013William C Ballard JrDirectorSell10,000$63.83$638,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Lori SweereEVPSell6,000$62.76$376,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Lori SweereEVPSell23,866$61.35$1,464,179.10View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Eric S RangenSVPSell19,925$60.98$1,215,026.50View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013Rodger A LawsonDirectorBuy2,000$54.42$108,840.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

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