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

$250.18
-3.74 (-1.47 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 10:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$245.30
Now: $250.18
$254.95
50-Day Range
$263.00
MA: $291.56
$305.31
52-Week Range
$208.07
Now: $250.18
$306.71
Volume1.29 million shs
Average Volume4.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$237.31 billion
P/E Ratio17.46
Dividend Yield1.64%
Beta0.69
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$242.16 billion
Cash Flow$17.39 per share
Book Value$63.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.84 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees325,000
Market Cap$237.31 billion
Next Earnings Date4/21/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $1.08 per share on Tuesday, March 24th. This represents a $4.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 13th. 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 plan on Wednesday, June 6th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were UnitedHealth Group's earnings last quarter?

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 15th. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.90 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.77 by $0.13. The healthcare conglomerate earned $60.90 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.17 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a return on equity of 25.55% and a net margin of 5.71%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $3.28 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, April 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 Wednesday, January, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $16.25-16.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $16.45.

What price target have analysts set for UNH?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for UnitedHealth Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $235.00 to $362.00. On average, they expect UnitedHealth Group's share price to reach $320.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for UnitedHealth Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for UnitedHealth Group?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UnitedHealth Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 18 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 very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UnitedHealth Group earned a news impact score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the healthcare conglomerate a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for UnitedHealth Group.

Are investors shorting UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,620,000 shares, a decrease of 8.9% from the January 15th total of 10,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,420,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T) 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.97%), Capital World Investors (5.06%), State Street Corp (4.83%), Capital Research Global Investors (3.15%), Capital International Investors (2.73%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.41%). 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, 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 major investors are selling UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Man Group plc, AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC and Jensen Investment Management Inc.. 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 major investors are buying UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Capital World Investors, NorthRock Partners LLC, Capital International Investors, M&G Investment Management Ltd., State Street Corp and Fred Alger Management LLC. 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 $249.81.

How big of a company is UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group has a market capitalization of $236.96 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.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, MINNETONKA 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:  1,465 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  676 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,141
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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