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Unitedhealth Group Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for UNH

Based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Unitedhealth Group Inc.
Min Forecast
$293.00-22.14%
Avg Forecast
$354.89-5.69%
Max Forecast
$395.00+4.97%

Should I buy or sell UNH stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
6 analysts 66.67%
Buy
3 analysts 33.33%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

UNH stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Ann Hynes
Mizuho
Strong BuyMaintains$394.00+4.70%2021-04-09
John Ransom
Raymond James
Strong BuyMaintains$355.00-5.66%2020-10-15
Ralph Giacobbe
Citigroup
Strong BuyMaintains$339.00-9.91%2020-04-24
George Hill
Deutsche Bank
Strong BuyMaintains$293.00-22.14%2020-04-16
Scott Fidel
Stephens & Co.
Strong BuyMaintains$310.00-17.62%2020-04-15
David S Macdonald
Truist Securities
Strong BuyMaintains$340.00-9.65%2020-04-13
Anonymous
SVB Leerink
BuyMaintains$390.00+3.64%2020-12-14
Stephen Tanal
SVB Leerink
BuyMaintains$378.00+0.45%2020-12-02
A.J. Rice
Credit Suisse
BuyMaintains$395.00+4.97%2020-11-05

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Forecast return on equity

Is UNH forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
34.84%
Industry
45.3%
Market
17,155.45%
UNH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (34.84%); 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
11.57%
Industry
10.64%
Market
6,168.17%
UNH is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (11.57%) than the US Healthcare industry average (10.64%)
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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 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$18.17+11.93%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$21.16+30.4%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$24.05+48.18%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 14.12% 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 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$278.7B+8.38%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$302.0B+17.45%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$320.7B+24.72%
UNH's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 8.17% 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
14.12%
Industry
39.21%
Market
32.32%
UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (14.12% per year) than the US Healthcare industry average (39.21%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow slower (14.12% per year) than the US market average (32.32%)
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UNH's earnings are forecast to grow faster (14.12% 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
8.17%
Industry
30.5%
Market
16.3%
UNH's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.17% per year) than the US Healthcare industry average (30.5%)
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UNH's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.17% per year) than the US market average (16.3%)
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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 9 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: UNH) stock is to Strong Buy UNH stock.

Out of 9 analysts, 6 (66.67%) are recommending UNH as a Strong Buy, 3 (33.33%) are recommending UNH as a Buy, 0 (0%) 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 14.12% is not forecast to beat the US Healthcare industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 39.21%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 32.32%.

Unitedhealth Group's earnings in 2021 is $15,403,000,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2021 to be $17,236,277,018, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $17,078,772,780, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $17,477,277,478. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's earnings for 2022 to be $20,080,841,506, with the lowest UNH earnings forecast at $19,564,683,040, and the highest UNH earnings forecast at $20,826,614,585.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $22,819,138,076 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $22,392,168,756 and the highest earnings forecast at $23,246,107,395.

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

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.17% is not forecast to beat the US Healthcare industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 30.5%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.3%.

Unitedhealth Group's revenue in 2021 is $257,141,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2021 to be $264,437,172,532,149, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $259,156,248,996,128, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $268,028,567,085,060. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast UNH's revenue for 2022 to be $286,563,064,244,095, with the lowest UNH revenue forecast at $276,297,615,478,367, and the highest UNH revenue forecast at $293,769,124,126,650.

In 2023, UNH is forecast to generate $304,296,028,978,405 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $294,327,666,414,006 and the highest revenue forecast at $314,264,391,542,804.

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

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROA is 11.57%, which is higher than the forecast US Healthcare industry average of 10.64%.

What is UNH's Price Target?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year UNH price target, the average UNH price target is $354.89, with the highest UNH stock price forecast at $395.00 and the lowest UNH stock price forecast at $293.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Unitedhealth Group's share price could stay at $354.89 by Apr 9, 2022. The average Unitedhealth Group stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current UNH share price of $376.30.

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

(NYSE: UNH) Unitedhealth Group's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $16.23. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $18.17 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $18.00, and the highest EPS forecast at $18.42. On average, analysts forecast that UNH's EPS will be $21.16 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $20.62, and the highest EPS forecast at $21.95. In 2023, UNH's EPS is forecast to hit $24.05 (min: $23.60, max: $24.50).

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

(NYSE: UNH) forecast ROE is 34.84%, which is considered strong.
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