UnitedHealth Story

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UNH -- USA Stock  

USD 321.35  9.25  2.80%

It seems as UnitedHealth Group will continue to recover much faster as its share price surged up 0.44% today. UnitedHealth Group's current daily volatility is 1.32 percent, with a beta of -0.1 and an alpha of 0.19 over DOW. As many millenniums are trying to avoid obamacare repeal, it makes sense to concentrate on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated a little further and try to understand its current market patterns. We will cover the possibilities of making UnitedHealth Group into a steady grower in November.
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Is UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) a new disruptor?
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has roughly 25.59 B in cash with 22.3 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 26.93. UnitedHealth Group has performance score of 7 on a scale of 0 to 100. The entity has a beta of -0.1027, which indicates not very significant fluctuations relative to the market. Let's try to break down what UnitedHealth's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, returns on owning UnitedHealth Group are expected to decrease at a much lower rate. During the bear market, UnitedHealth Group is likely to outperform the market. Although it is extremely important to respect UnitedHealth Group current price movements, it is better to be realistic regarding the information on equity historical returns. The philosophy towards measuring future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By inspecting UnitedHealth Group technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.15% will be sustainable into the future. UnitedHealth Group right now has a risk of 1.32%. Please validate UnitedHealth Group semi variance, and the relationship between the treynor ratio and daily balance of power to decide if UnitedHealth Group will be following its existing price patterns.
Investing in UnitedHealth Group, just like investing in any other equity instrument, is characterized by a strong risk-return correlation. High risks mean high returns and low risk means lower expected returns. Risk management is the act of identifying and assessing the potential risk and developing strategies to minimize these risks and earn maximum possible profits while holding UnitedHealth Group along with other instruments in the same portfolio. Using conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis to select individual securities into a portfolio complements risk management and adds value to overall investors' investing strategies.

How important is UnitedHealth Group's Liquidity

UnitedHealth Group financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. UnitedHealth Group financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between UnitedHealth Group's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for UnitedHealth Group, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

UnitedHealth Group Correlation with Peers

Investors in UnitedHealth can reduce exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets in addition to a long position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. Diversification will allow for the same portfolio return with reduced risk. The correlation table of UnitedHealth Group and its peers is a two-dimensional matrix that shows the correlation coefficient between pairs of securities UnitedHealth is related in some way. The cells in the table are color-coded to highlight significantly positive and negative relationships. Each cell shows the correlation between one pair of equities and can be used to run pair trading strategies or create efficient portfolios with your current brokerage. Please check volatility of UnitedHealth for more details

Acquisition by F McNabb of 264 shares of UnitedHealth Group subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by UnitedHealth Group insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
UnitedHealth insider trading alert for grant of common stock by F McNabb, the corporate stakeholder, on 5th of October 2020. This event was filed by Unitedhealth Group Inc with SEC on 2020-10-05. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving UnitedHealth Group Investor Appetite?

We consider UnitedHealth Group very steady. UnitedHealth Group owns Efficiency Ratio (i.e. Sharpe Ratio) of 0.11, which indicates the firm had 0.11% of return per unit of risk over the last month. Our standpoint towards measuring the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-eight technical indicators for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the company. Please validate UnitedHealth Group Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1372, semi deviation of 1.03, and Coefficient Of Variation of 738.52 to confirm if the risk estimate we provide is consistent with the expected return of 0.15%.
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Some UnitedHealth technical indicators suggest correction

Semi variance is down to 1.05. It may hint to a possible volatility drop. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.37 and kurtosis of -0.25. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate UnitedHealth Group Incorporated to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

While some other firms under the healthcare plans industry are still a bit expensive, UnitedHealth Group may offer a potential longer-term growth to stockholders. With a relatively neutral outlook on the current economy, it is better to hold off any trading of UnitedHealth as the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to UnitedHealth Group.

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