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NYSE:UNHUnitedHealth Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$291.16
-7.20 (-2.41 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$287.50
Now: $291.16
$298.55
50-Day Range
$283.73
MA: $296.27
$311.85
52-Week Range
$187.72
Now: $291.16
$315.84
Volume3.06 million shs
Average Volume5.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$276.13 billion
P/E Ratio20.38
Dividend Yield1.68%
Beta0.72
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health care company in the United States. It operates through four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. The UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; health and well-being services to individuals age 50 and older, addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services, as well as services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; and Medicaid plans, Children's Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health and dental benefits. The OptumHealth segment provides access to networks of care provider specialists, health management services, care delivery, consumer engagement, and financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The OptumInsight segment offers software and information products, advisory consulting arrangements, and services outsourcing contracts to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. The OptumRx segment provides pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery, specialty and compounding pharmacy, and purchasing and clinical, as well as develops programs in areas, such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
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Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.65 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care
SectorMedical
CUSIP91324P10
Phone952-936-1300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.16 billion
Cash Flow$17.94 per share
Book Value$63.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.84 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees325,000
Market Cap$276.13 billion
Next Earnings Date7/15/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has UnitedHealth Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

UnitedHealth Group's stock was trading at $277.78 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UNH shares have increased by 4.8% and is now trading at $291.16. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of UnitedHealth Group?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UnitedHealth Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for UnitedHealth Group.

When is UnitedHealth Group's next earnings date?

UnitedHealth Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 15th 2020. View our earnings forecast for UnitedHealth Group.

How can I listen to UnitedHealth Group's earnings call?

UnitedHealth Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 15th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were UnitedHealth Group's earnings last quarter?

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 15th. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.63 by $0.09. The healthcare conglomerate had revenue of $64.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.25 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a net margin of 5.59% and a return on equity of 24.86%. The firm's revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $3.73 earnings per share. View UnitedHealth Group's earnings history.

How often does UnitedHealth Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of $1.25 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $5.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 19th. This is a boost from UnitedHealth Group's previous quarterly dividend of $1.08. View UnitedHealth Group's dividend history.

What guidance has UnitedHealth Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

UnitedHealth Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $16.25-16.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $16.22.

What price target have analysts set for UNH?

24 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for UnitedHealth Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $235.00 to $384.00. On average, they anticipate UnitedHealth Group's share price to reach $328.39 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for UnitedHealth Group.

Has UnitedHealth Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about UNH stock have trended negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. UnitedHealth Group earned a daily sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the healthcare conglomerate a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news about UnitedHealth Group.

Are investors shorting UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,130,000 shares, a drop of 21.1% from the June 15th total of 7,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,690,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View UnitedHealth Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of UnitedHealth Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of UnitedHealth Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other UnitedHealth Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Mastercard (MA) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are UnitedHealth Group's key executives?

UnitedHealth Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen J. Hemsley, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. David Scott Wichmann, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Larry Chester Renfro, Office of the Chief Exec. & Vice Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. John F. Rex, CFO, Exec. VP & Member of the Office of the Chief Exec. (Age 57)
  • Ms. Marianne D. Short, Office of the Chief Exec., Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 67)

What is UnitedHealth Group's stock symbol?

UnitedHealth Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNH."

Who are UnitedHealth Group's major shareholders?

UnitedHealth Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.03%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Robecosam AG (0.01%). Company insiders that own UnitedHealth Group stock include D Ellen Wilson, David S Wichmann, Frederick William Mcnabb III, Gail R Wilensky, Kenneth Irwin Shine, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, Steven H Nelson, Thomas E Roos, Timothy Patrick Flynn and William C Ballard Jr. View institutional ownership trends for UnitedHealth Group.

Which institutional investors are selling UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Robecosam AG, Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC, First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, Diversified Trust Co, Cullinan Associates Inc., and Addenda Capital Inc.. Company insiders that have sold UnitedHealth Group company stock in the last year include D Ellen Wilson, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, Thomas E Roos, and William C Ballard Jr. View insider buying and selling activity for UnitedHealth Group.

Which institutional investors are buying UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Fulton Bank N. A., Platte River Wealth Advisors LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, and DNB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have bought UnitedHealth Group stock in the last two years include David S Wichmann, Frederick William Mcnabb III, and Timothy Patrick Flynn. View insider buying and selling activity for UnitedHealth Group.

How do I buy shares of UnitedHealth Group?

Shares of UNH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is UnitedHealth Group's stock price today?

One share of UNH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $291.16.

How big of a company is UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group has a market capitalization of $276.13 billion and generates $242.16 billion in revenue each year. The healthcare conglomerate earns $13.84 billion in net income (profit) each year or $15.11 on an earnings per share basis. UnitedHealth Group employs 325,000 workers across the globe.

What is UnitedHealth Group's official website?

The official website for UnitedHealth Group is www.unitedhealthgroup.com.

How can I contact UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group's mailing address is 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MINNETONKA MN, 55343. The healthcare conglomerate can be reached via phone at 952-936-1300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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