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NYSE:UNHUnitedHealth Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$302.78
-2.45 (-0.80 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$298.05
Now: $302.78
$303.74
50-Day Range
$283.73
MA: $296.35
$308.52
52-Week Range
$187.72
Now: $302.78
$315.84
Volume3.91 million shs
Average Volume2.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$287.15 billion
P/E Ratio17.03
Dividend Yield1.65%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.78 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$18.27 per share
Book Value$70.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.84 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees325,000
Market Cap$287.15 billion
Next Earnings Date10/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$302.78
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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. Since then, UNH shares have increased by 9.0% and is now trading at $302.78.
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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, 20 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is UnitedHealth Group's next earnings date?

UnitedHealth Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 20th 2020.
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How were UnitedHealth Group's earnings last quarter?

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 15th. The healthcare conglomerate reported $7.12 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.28 by $1.84. The healthcare conglomerate earned $62.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.54 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a net margin of 6.90% and a return on equity of 29.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $3.60 EPS.
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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. Investors of record on Monday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of $1.25 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $5.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 19th. This is a boost from UnitedHealth Group's previous quarterly dividend of $1.08.
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What guidance has UnitedHealth Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

UnitedHealth Group issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $16.25-16.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $16.38.

What price target have analysts set for UNH?

24 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for UnitedHealth Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $285.00 to $384.00. On average, they anticipate UnitedHealth Group's share price to reach $338.46 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has UnitedHealth Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UNH stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UnitedHealth Group earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage 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 stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,040,000 shares, a decrease of 9.4% from the June 30th total of 5,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,800,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 0.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.46%), Raymond James & Associates (0.16%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.13%), Provident Trust Co. (0.12%) and Strs Ohio (0.11%). Company insiders that own UnitedHealth Group stock include D Ellen Wilson, David S Wichmann, Frederick William Mcnabb III, Gail R Wilensky, John F Rex, Kenneth Irwin Shine, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, Steven H Nelson, Thomas E Roos, Timothy Patrick Flynn and William C Ballard Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Vantage Investment Partners LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and LGT Capital Partners LTD.. Company insiders that have sold UnitedHealth Group company stock in the last year include D Ellen Wilson, John F Rex, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, and Thomas E Roos.
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Which institutional investors are buying UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Pacer Advisors Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Hilton Capital Management LLC, and Vident Investment Advisory 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.
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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 $302.78.

How big of a company is UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group has a market capitalization of $287.15 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 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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