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Unitedhealth Group Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for UNH

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Unitedhealth Group Inc.
Min Forecast
$378.00-8.3%
Avg Forecast
$456.20+10.67%
Max Forecast
$515.00+24.93%

Should I buy or sell UNH stock?

Based on 15 analysts offering ratings for Unitedhealth Group Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
10 analysts 66.67%
Buy
4 analysts 26.67%
Hold
1 analysts 6.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

UNH stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Stephens & Co.
Top 18%
83
Strong BuyMaintains$460.00+11.59%2021-07-16
Deutsche Bank
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$421.00+2.13%2021-07-16
Truist Securities
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$500.00+21.29%2021-07-16
Citigroup
Top 22%
79
Strong BuyMaintains$480.00+16.44%2021-07-16
Raymond James
Top 6%
95
Strong BuyMaintains$515.00+24.93%2021-07-16
Barclays
Top 20%
81
Strong BuyMaintains$465.00+12.80%2021-07-16
Wells Fargo
Bottom 9%
9
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$478.00+15.96%2021-05-19
Argus Research
Top 31%
70
Strong BuyUpgrades$450.00+9.17%2021-04-21
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$515.00+24.93%2021-04-16
Mizuho
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$394.00-4.42%2021-04-09

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Forecast return on equity

Is UNH forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
34.74%
Industry
27.15%
Market
48.94%
UNH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (34.74%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is UNH forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
11.24%
Industry
8.65%
Market
16.97%
UNH is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (11.24%) than the US Healthcare Plans industry average (8.65%)
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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
$18.71+5.09%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$21.62+21.43%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$24.44+37.33%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 10.14% 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 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$284.5B+8.22%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$308.2B+17.24%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$333.9B+27.01%
UNH's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 8.38% per year, which is not exceptional
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UNH earnings growth forecast

How is UNH forecast to perform vs Healthcare Plans companies and vs the US market?
Company
10.14%
Industry
18.51%
Market
25.45%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (10.14% per year) than the US Healthcare Plans industry average (18.51%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (10.14% per year) than the US market average (25.45%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow faster (10.14% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.2%)
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UNH revenue growth forecast

How is UNH forecast to perform vs Healthcare Plans companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.38%
Industry
6.62%
Market
16.64%
UNH's revenues are forecast to grow faster (8.38% per year) than the US Healthcare Plans industry average (6.62%)
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UNH's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.38% per year) than the US market average (16.64%)
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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 15 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: UNH) stock is to Strong Buy UNH stock.

Out of 15 analysts, 10 (66.67%) are recommending UNH as a Strong Buy, 4 (26.67%) are recommending UNH as a Buy, 1 (6.67%) 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 10.14% is not forecast to beat the US Healthcare Plans industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.51%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 25.45%.

Unitedhealth Group's earnings in 2021 is $16,883,000,000.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2021 to be $17,653,269,338, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $17,458,489,220, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $17,807,659,004. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2022 to be $20,398,121,324, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $18,515,435,594, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $22,082,629,608.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $23,067,854,621 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $21,148,364,509 and the highest earnings forecast at $25,385,587,028.

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

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.38% is forecast to beat the US Healthcare Plans industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.62%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.64%.

Unitedhealth Group's revenue in 2021 is $262,916,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2021 to be $268,519,300,673,580, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $265,723,868,141,120, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $271,599,357,540,240. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2022 to be $290,891,984,677,779, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $283,125,905,100,302, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $299,478,205,569,280.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $315,141,348,691,086 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $303,388,878,843,496 and the highest revenue forecast at $326,580,386,753,560.

What is UNH's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROA is 11.24%, which is higher than the forecast US Healthcare Plans industry average of 8.65%.

What is UNH's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year UNH price target, the average UNH price target is $456.20, 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 $456.20 by Jul 16, 2022. The average Unitedhealth Group stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current UNH share price of $412.22.

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

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $17.80. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $18.71 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $18.50, and the highest EPS forecast at $18.87. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $21.62 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 $24.44 (min: $22.41, max: $26.90).

What is UNH's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROE is 34.74%, which is considered strong.
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