Unitedhealth Group is a healthcare plan company located in Minnesota, United States, which is part of the Healthcare sector, and is traded under the ticker UNH on the NYSE exchange.
Unitedhealth Group stock last closed at $506.10, up 0.99% from the previous day, and has decreased 2.2% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Healthcare Plans industry by 0.04 percentage points. Unitedhealth Group stock is currently +15.94% from its 52-week low of $436.51, and -9.32% from its 52-week high of $558.10.
There are currently 926.31M shares of UNH outstanding. The market cap of UNH is $468.80B. In the past 24 hours, 4.56M UNH shares were traded.
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Out of 18 sell side analysts who give forecasts on UNH, the consensus analyst rating on Unitedhealth Group is a Strong Buy
Please keep in mind that analyst ratings are not stock recommendations, nor are they financial advice.
Sarah James, a bottom 8% analyst from Cantor Fitzgerald reiterates UNH with a strong buy rating and maintains their UNH price target from $591.00 to $591.00, on Sep 14, 2023.
Morten Herholdt, a bottom 27% analyst from HSBC initiates coverage on UNH with a hold rating and announces their UNH price target of $540.00, on Sep 6, 2023.
Scott Fidel, a top 12% analyst from Stephens & Co. reiterates UNH with a strong buy rating and maintains their UNH price target from $560.00 to $560.00, on Aug 11, 2023.
Kevin Caliendo, a top 13% analyst from UBS maintains UNH with a hold rating and raises their UNH price target from $510.00 to $520.00, on Jul 19, 2023.
UBS's Kevin Caliendo raised their price target on Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) by 1.96% from $510.00 to $520.00 on 2023/07/19. The analyst maintained their Hold rating on the stock.
The analyst's update followed an assessment of the company's 2023/07/14 Q2 2023 earnings report and call.
Caliendo told investors that United Health has sufficient resources to achieve its 2024 EPS growth goal of 13% to 16%.
However, "the algorithm remains a mystery" until more information is available on the sustainability of profit growth, the analyst noted.
For Q2 2023, UnitedHealth reported:
Management updated its FY 2023 guidance:
CEO Andrew Witty commented, “Our diverse healthcare capabilities and dedicated colleagues are enabling us to meet the needs of more people in more ways, driving substantial growth and expanding our opportunities to serve well into the future.”
Lance Wilkes, a bottom 31% analyst from Bernstein upgrades UNH to a buy rating and raises their UNH price target from $595.00 to $603.00, on Jul 18, 2023.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Unitedhealth Group stock forecast page.
Last year, UNH earnings were $21.11B. Over the last 5 year, UNH's earnings have grown by 13% per year. This was faster than the Healthcare Plans industry average of 11.41%.
Last year, UNH revenue was $348.52B. Over the last 5 year, UNH's revenue has increased by 10.28% per year. This was slower than the Healthcare Plans industry average of 14.03%.
Find out more about UNH's earnings and revenue performance here.
In the past 12 months, executives and large shareholders at UNH have bought more shares than they have sold.
Thomas E. Roos, Chief Accounting Officer of UNH, was the latest UNH insider to sell. They sold $401,150.34 worth of UNH stock on Aug 29, 2023.
Learn more about who owns UNH shares here.
Unitedhealth Group pays a dividend of 1.39%, compared to the Healthcare Plans industry's average dividend yield of 1.67%. If you owned $1,000 of UNH stock, you would have been paid $13.95 in the past year.
Unitedhealth Group dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
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