UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

UNH (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
$111.82
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 110.21 - 111.91 | UNH Avg Daily Volume: 4,079,000
Last Update: 02/12/16 - 4:00 PM EST
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -4.95%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $110.62
52 Week Range: $95.00 - $126.21
Oustanding Shares: 950,673,998
Market Cap: 105,163,557,659
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for UNH
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 14 14 15 15
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 1 1 1 1
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.21 1.21 1.19 1.19
Latest Dividend: 0.50
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.81%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/09/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.41
Price Earnings Comparisons:
UNH Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.41 18.40 26.86
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.89% 1.80% 96.14%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 20.40 0.00 0.00
Net Income 4.40 0.06 0.02
EPS 5.50 0.13 0.04
Earnings for UNH:
EBITDA 11.02B
Revenue 157.11B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/16) Qtr (06/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $1.72 $1.90 $7.73 $8.81
Number of Analysts 12 10 14 14
High Estimate $1.74 $2.21 $7.85 $9.01
Low Estimate $1.70 $1.79 $7.63 $8.63
Prior Year $1.46 $1.64 $6.45 $7.73
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 17.58% 16.16% 19.90% 13.91%
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Bullish
Dec 16, 2015 | 6:35 AM EST
UNH was initiated with an Outperform rating, Credit Suisse said. $133 price target. Company can gain organic market share in both Comme...
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Bearish
Nov 20, 2015 | 7:41 AM EST
Shares of UNH now seen reaching $142, according to Jefferies. Estimates also reduced, given higher healthcare exchange losses. Buy rati...
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