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NYSE:UNH - UnitedHealth Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$283.61
+3.11 (+1.11 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$280.04
Now: $283.61
$283.99
50-Day Range
$243.77
MA: $266.31
$283.79
52-Week Range
$208.07
Now: $283.61
$283.99
Volume3.00 million shs
Average Volume4.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$268.70 billion
P/E Ratio22.02
Dividend Yield1.54%
Beta0.64
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. Read More…

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$226.25 billion
Cash Flow$16.02 per share
Book Value$56.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.99 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees300,000
Market Cap$268.70 billion
Next Earnings Date1/21/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is UnitedHealth Group's stock symbol?

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

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

UnitedHealth Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.08 per share on Tuesday, December 17th. This represents a $4.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 6th. View UnitedHealth Group's Dividend History.

How will UnitedHealth Group's stock buyback program work?

UnitedHealth Group declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, June 6th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were UnitedHealth Group's earnings last quarter?

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 15th. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.75 by $0.13. The healthcare conglomerate had revenue of $60.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.84 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a return on equity of 25.30% and a net margin of 5.57%. The business's revenue was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $3.41 earnings per share. View UnitedHealth Group's Earnings History.

When is UnitedHealth Group's next earnings date?

UnitedHealth Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 21st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for UnitedHealth Group.

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

UnitedHealth Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $16.25-16.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $16.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $260-262 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $261.18 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNH?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for UnitedHealth Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $235.00 to $335.00. On average, they expect UnitedHealth Group's share price to reach $301.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for UnitedHealth Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for UnitedHealth Group?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UnitedHealth Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for UnitedHealth Group.

Has UnitedHealth Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about UNH stock has been trending extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. UnitedHealth Group earned a news impact score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the healthcare conglomerate a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for UnitedHealth Group.

Are investors shorting UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 10,600,000 shares, an increase of 20.5% from the November 14th total of 8,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,140,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company 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), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Boeing (BA) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are UnitedHealth Group's key executives?

UnitedHealth Group's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are UnitedHealth Group's major shareholders?

UnitedHealth Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.77%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.38%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.35%), Boston Partners (0.26%) and Veritas Asset Management LLP (0.26%). Company insiders that own UnitedHealth Group stock include D Ellen Wilson, David S Wichmann, Frederick William Mcnabb III, Gail R Wilensky, Kenneth Irwin Shine, Larry C Renfro, Michele J Hooper, Richard T Burke, 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 Voya Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State Street Corp, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Banco Santander S.A. and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold UnitedHealth Group company stock in the last year include D Ellen Wilson, Gail R Wilensky, Richard T Burke, Thomas E Roos and William C Ballard Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Nomura Holdings Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Man Group plc, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Vantage Investment Partners LLC, Alleghany Corp DE, River Road Asset Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 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 $283.61.

How big of a company is UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group has a market capitalization of $268.70 billion and generates $226.25 billion in revenue each year. The healthcare conglomerate earns $11.99 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.88 on an earnings per share basis. UnitedHealth Group employs 300,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About UnitedHealth Group.

What is UnitedHealth Group's official website?

The official website for UnitedHealth Group is http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/.

How can I contact UnitedHealth Group?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE UNH)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,435 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  651 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,086
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about UnitedHealth Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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