Unitedhealth Stock Today

UNH -  USA Stock  

USD 421.90  6.33  1.52%

Unitedhealth is trading at 421.90 as of the 3rd of August 2021. This is a 1.52 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 415.57. Unitedhealth has only a 7 % chance of going through financial distress over the next few years but had a somewhat insignificant performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Unitedhealth Group are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 14th of August 2019 and ending today, the 3rd of August 2021. Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
3 of 100
  Odds Of Distress
Less than 7

Unitedhealth Stock Profile

The next fiscal quarter end is expected on the 30th of September 2021. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health care company in the United States. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was incorporated in 1977 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Unitedhealth operates under Healthcare Plans classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 330000 people. more on Unitedhealth
The company has 46.26 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.66, which is OK given its current industry classification. Unitedhealth Group has a current ratio of 0.68, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 89.0% of Unitedhealth outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
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Legal NameUnitedhealth Group
CEOAndrew Witty  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Unitedhealth report their recommendations after researching Unitedhealth's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Unitedhealth's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Unitedhealth Group. The Unitedhealth consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Unitedhealth.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Unitedhealth Group based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. it is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Unitedhealth Group financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares1.1 B949 M
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted1.1 B961 M
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations23.9 B22.2 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets212.9 B197.3 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities142.2 B131.8 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets58 B53.7 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities78.1 B72.4 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Debt32 B29.7 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets7.488.2995
Moderately Down
Gross Margin10.399.8374
Notably Up
Asset Turnover1.611.3818
Fairly Up
Macroaxis Advice
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Financial Strength
Unitedhealth's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Unitedhealth's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Unitedhealth's bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Unitedhealth's outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
A ( Average Bond Rating ) Strong
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Unitedhealth's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Unitedhealth's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Unitedhealth's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Unitedhealth deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Unitedhealth cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 46.26 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.66, which is OK given its current industry classification. Unitedhealth Group has a current ratio of 0.68, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.

Operating Cash Flow

23.92 BillionShare
Unitedhealth Group (UNH) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 330,000 people. The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with total capitalization of 389.01 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Unitedhealth's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Unitedhealth's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Unitedhealth Group runs under Healthcare sector within Healthcare Plans industry. The entity has 943.7 M outstanding shares of which 6.4 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 2.46 days to cover shorted positions. Unitedhealth Group has about 22.92 B in cash with 25.24 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 24.28.
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Unitedhealth maintains a total of 943.7 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Unitedhealth Group outstanding shares are owned by institutional holders. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to take positions in Unitedhealth to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutions are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Unitedhealth Group. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Unitedhealth Group as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Unitedhealth Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Unitedhealth's target price odds to finish over the current price? In reference to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Unitedhealth jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is under 4%. The Unitedhealth Group probability density function shows the probability of Unitedhealth stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Unitedhealth has a beta of 0.8648. This usually implies Unitedhealth Group market returns are reactive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Unitedhealth is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0389, implying that it can generate a 0.0389 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 421.9HorizonTargetOdds Up 421.9 
96.80%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Unitedhealth to move above the current price in 90 days from now is under 4 (This Unitedhealth Group probability density function shows the probability of Unitedhealth Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Unitedhealth Historical Income Statement

Unitedhealth Group Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Unitedhealth's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Unitedhealth Group revenue and expense. Unitedhealth Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Unitedhealth Gross Profit is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Gross Profit was reported at 39.05 Billion. The current Interest Expense is estimated to increase to about 1 B, while Direct Expenses is projected to decrease to roughly 185.7 B. View More Fundamentals

Unitedhealth Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Unitedhealth stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Unitedhealth stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Unitedhealth is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Unitedhealth Group at a given time.

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Unitedhealth Corporate Directors

Unitedhealth corporate directors refer to members of an Unitedhealth board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Unitedhealth's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Unitedhealth's board members must vote for the resolution. The Unitedhealth board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Unitedhealth Group is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Unitedhealth that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Unitedhealth's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Unitedhealth's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Unitedhealth's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Unitedhealth Group underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Unitedhealth's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Unitedhealth value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Unitedhealth's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.