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Unitedhealth Group Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for UNH

Based on 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Unitedhealth Group Inc.
Min Forecast
$378.00-15.84%
Avg Forecast
$463.21+3.13%
Max Forecast
$515.00+14.66%

Should I buy or sell UNH stock?

Based on 19 analysts offering ratings for Unitedhealth Group Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
11 analysts 57.89%
Buy
7 analysts 36.84%
Hold
1 analysts 5.26%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

UNH stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Morgan Stanley
Top 3%
98
Strong BuyMaintains$499.00+11.10%2021-10-15
Oppenheimer
Top 26%
75
BuyMaintains$475.00+5.75%2021-10-15
Credit Suisse
Bottom 30%
30
BuyMaintains$495.00+10.21%2021-10-15
RBC Capital
Bottom 5%
5
BuyMaintains$476.00+5.98%2021-10-15
SVB Leerink
Top 24%
77
BuyInitiates Coverage On$480.00+6.87%2021-09-27
Morgan Stanley
Top 29%
72
Strong BuyMaintains$488.00+8.65%2021-08-31
Stephens & Co.
Top 16%
85
Strong BuyMaintains$460.00+2.41%2021-07-16
Deutsche Bank
Top 16%
85
Strong BuyMaintains$421.00-6.27%2021-07-16
Truist Securities
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$500.00+11.32%2021-07-16
Citigroup
Top 25%
76
Strong BuyMaintains$480.00+6.87%2021-07-16

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Forecast return on equity

Is UNH forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
38.89%
Market
17.31%

Forecast return on assets

Is UNH forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
13.67%

UNH earnings per share forecast

What is UNH's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$18.74+22.24%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$21.71+41.62%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$24.67+60.93%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 17.19% per year, which is not exceptional
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UNH revenue forecast

What is UNH's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$286.4B+5.26%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$311.5B+14.48%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$336.3B+23.59%
UNH's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 7.32% per year, which is not exceptional
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UNH earnings growth forecast

How is UNH forecast to perform vs Healthcare companies and vs the US market?
Company
17.19%
Industry
24.64%
Market
18.33%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (17.19% per year) than the US Healthcare industry average (24.64%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (17.19% per year) than the US market average (18.33%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow faster (17.19% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.7%)
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UNH revenue growth forecast

How is UNH forecast to perform vs Healthcare companies and vs the US market?
Company
7.32%
Industry
15.78%
Market
11.75%
UNH's revenues are forecast to grow slower (7.32% per year) than the US Healthcare industry average (15.78%)
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UNH's revenues are forecast to grow slower (7.32% per year) than the US market average (11.75%)
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Unitedhealth Group Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Unitedhealth Group Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 19 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: UNH) stock is to Strong Buy UNH stock.

Out of 19 analysts, 11 (57.89%) are recommending UNH as a Strong Buy, 7 (36.84%) are recommending UNH as a Buy, 1 (5.26%) are recommending UNH as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending UNH as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending UNH as a Strong Sell.

What is UNH's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 17.19% is not forecast to beat the US Healthcare industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 24.64%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.33%.

Unitedhealth Group's earnings in 2021 is $14,512,000,000.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2021 to be $17,670,271,439, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $17,538,263,008, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $17,792,850,696. On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2022 to be $20,470,736,016, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $18,500,038,721, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $22,064,266,364.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $23,261,771,419 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $21,130,778,172 and the highest earnings forecast at $25,364,477,145.

What is UNH's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 7.32% is not forecast to beat the US Healthcare industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 15.78%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 11.75%.

Unitedhealth Group's revenue in 2021 is $272,099,000,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2021 to be $270,057,249,587,473, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $266,766,607,531,903, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $271,510,801,967,195. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2022 to be $293,710,849,375,217, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $282,890,466,202,982, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $300,958,601,624,406.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $317,102,566,122,480 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $303,136,589,873,087 and the highest revenue forecast at $330,199,544,069,863.

What is UNH's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Healthcare industry average of 13.67%.

What is UNH's Price Target?

According to 19 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year UNH price target, the average UNH price target is $463.21, with the highest UNH stock price forecast at $515.00 and the lowest UNH stock price forecast at $378.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Unitedhealth Group's share price could stay at $463.21 by Oct 15, 2022. The average Unitedhealth Group stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current UNH share price of $449.16.

What is UNH's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $15.33. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $18.74 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $18.60, and the highest EPS forecast at $18.87. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $21.71 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $19.62, and the highest EPS forecast at $23.40. In 2023, UNH's EPS is forecast to hit $24.67 (min: $22.41, max: $26.90).

What is UNH's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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