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NYSE:UNH

UnitedHealth Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$305.14
+1.46 (+0.48 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$299.60
Now: $305.14
$307.17
50-Day Range
$292.14
MA: $314.33
$331.42
52-Week Range
$187.72
Now: $305.14
$335.65
Volume3.55 million shs
Average Volume4.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$289.99 billion
P/E Ratio17.53
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta0.68
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; Medicaid plans, Children's Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; medical and dental benefits; and health care delivery. 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 has partnership with the University of California, San Francisco to expand the mental health workforce in California. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was incorporated in 1977 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

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

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.78 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care
SectorMedical
CUSIP91324P10
Phone952-936-1300
Employees325,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.16 billion
Cash Flow$17.20 per share
Book Value$71.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.84 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$289.99 billion
Next Earnings Date1/20/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$305.14
+1.46 (+0.48 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has UnitedHealth Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

UnitedHealth Group's stock was trading at $277.78 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNH shares have increased by 9.8% and is now trading at $305.14.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of UnitedHealth Group?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UnitedHealth Group in the last year. There are currently 4 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 Wednesday, January 20th 2021.
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How were UnitedHealth Group's earnings last quarter?

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 19th. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.98 by $0.53. The healthcare conglomerate earned $65.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $63.97 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a return on equity of 27.53% and a net margin of 6.62%. The company's revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $3.88 earnings per share.
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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, August 5th. Investors of record on Monday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $1.25 per share on Tuesday, September 22nd. This represents a $5.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 11th.
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What guidance has UnitedHealth Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

UnitedHealth Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $16.50-16.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $16.56.

What price target have analysts set for UNH?

25 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for UnitedHealth Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $285.00 to $389.00. On average, they anticipate UnitedHealth Group's stock price to reach $346.68 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has UnitedHealth Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about UNH stock has been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 news sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the healthcare conglomerate a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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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), Visa (V), The Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Mastercard (MA), Intel (INTC) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are UnitedHealth Group's key executives?

UnitedHealth Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David Scott Wichmann, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $6.09M)
  • Sir Andrew Philip Witty, Group Pres (Leave of Absence) (Age 55, Pay $4.03M)
  • Mr. John F. Rex, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $3.63M)
  • Ms. Marianne D. Short, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 68, Pay $2.46M)
  • Mr. Dirk C. McMahon, Exec. VP & CEO of UnitedHealthcare (Age 60, Pay $3.47M)
  • Mr. Thomas Edward Roos, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Philip G.J. McKoy, Chief Information Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Ken Ehlert, Chief Scientific Officer & Member of Office of the Chief Exec.
  • Ms. Jennifer M. Whitlow, Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. James T. Barry Jr., Director of Sales for Western Pennsylvania (Age 74)

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 Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.16%), Toronto Dominion Bank (0.10%), KBC Group NV (0.09%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%), M&G Investment Management Ltd. (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%). 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, Marianne D Short, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, Thomas E Roos, Timothy Patrick Flynn and William C Ballard Jr.
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Which major investors are selling UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold UnitedHealth Group company stock in the last year include D Ellen Wilson, John F Rex, Marianne D Short, Richard T Burke, Stephen J Hemsley, and Thomas E Roos.
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Which major investors are buying UnitedHealth Group stock?

UNH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, LGT Capital Partners LTD., BP PLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., KBC Group NV, and Prudential PLC. 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 $305.14.

How big of a company is UnitedHealth Group?

UnitedHealth Group has a market capitalization of $289.99 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 10/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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