Worth Watching Stocks Watch List: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH)

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated institutional proprietorship is held at 88.4% and beta stands at 0.81.

The UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has the market capitalization of $249.05B. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 5,128 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock worth $1,258,000 after buying an additional 553 shares in the last quarter. Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 12.0% during the second quarter.

The stock dispatched 3.98% performance during the quarter and performance arrived at 9.10% over the last six months. Finally, Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in UnitedHealth Group during the 2nd quarter worth $178,000. Tracking current stock price levels in relation to some other popular moving averages, we have noted that the stock is trading -1.57% away from the 50-day MA and -2.11% off of the 20-day MA. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of UnitedHealth Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, June 19th. Oppenheimer boosted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $276.00 to $295.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research note on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a $277.00 price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research report on Tuesday, July 17th. Shine Kenneth Irwin also sold $47,959 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, April 19.

Experts from research firms are bullish about the near-term performance of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) with a lot of them predicting a $292.9 price target on a short-term (12 months) basis. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $279.26.

In other UnitedHealth Group news, CEO Steven H. Nelson sold 26,033 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 7th. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. The shares were sold at an average price of $258.83, for a total value of $2,588,300.00. After having $3.14 EPS previously, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's analysts see 5.10 % EPS growth. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 4.2% during the first quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.75 and a quick ratio of 0.75.

The stock has a beta of 0.81 compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are less extreme than the market as a whole.

UIDAI Asks Non-Banking Fintech Companies To Stop Aadhaar-Based Services
SIM cards procured on the basis of Aadhaar verification will be disconnected if they are not backed up by a fresh identification. The Supreme Court, in its September 26 verdict , struck down compulsory linking of mobile phone numbers to Aadhaar.

The company is facing increasing competition from Cigna and Aetna Inc after the two rivals each agreed to combine with large pharmacy benefit managers for a business model that will mimic UnitedHealth and its Optum unit. It has weekly volatility range of 2.27% whereas it has monthly volatility range of 1.38% in the market. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.04 by $0.10.

Investigating the productivity proportions of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated stock, the speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 25.1%, 8%, and 13.6%, individually. Company's EPS for the past five years is valued at 12.5%, leading it to an EPS value of 15.37% for the next five years. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.66 earnings per share. Sales growth past 5 years was observed at 12.70% and Sales growth quarter over quarter is 12.10%.

UnitedHealth Group Inc shares rose $5.49 (+2.11%) in premarket trading Tuesday.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th were given a dividend of $0.90 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.35%. UnitedHealth Group's dividend payout ratio is presently 35.75%.

UnitedHealth Group is trading at price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 21.2x, which tells us the stock is undervalued based on its latest annual earnings update compared to the healthcare average of 21.8x, and overvalued compared to the USA market average ratio of 19.35x.This multiple is a median of profitable companies of 24 Healthcare companies in United States including Quantum Medical Transport, Cross Country Healthcare and U.S. NeuroSurgical Holdings.


  • CDC confirms 62 cases of rare, polio-like neurological condition

    CDC confirms 62 cases of rare, polio-like neurological condition

    A unsafe and rare disease that's similar to the polio virus is on the rise in the USA , and it has health officials baffled. Some also experience facial droop, difficulty moving the eyes, drooping eyelids, difficulty swallowing, or slurred speech.
    Sarah Paulson Had One Week’s Notice She’d Be Directing American Horror Story

    Sarah Paulson Had One Week’s Notice She’d Be Directing American Horror Story

    Season 8 of American Horror Story is a new storyline, but it combines two previous seasons - AHS: Murder House and AHS: Coven . Lange's appearance tonight marks her first return to the FX anthology series since her last appearance in Freak Show .
    The storm Leslie has spared Portugal, but not France

    The storm Leslie has spared Portugal, but not France

    Some have called Leslie a "zombie hurricane" because it was been moving in circles around the central Atlantic for nearly 3 weeks. HUNDREDS of thousands of people have been left without power as a tropical storm brought 180mph winds to Spain and Portugal .
  • MTV's 'The Real World' gets a reboot on Facebook Watch

    MTV's 'The Real World' gets a reboot on Facebook Watch

    MTV has announced The Real World is coming to Facebook Watch, Facebook's streaming service that's very slowly amassing content. It was a reality show back before reality shows were so prevalent, and it grew into a cultural phenomenon.
    Meghan Markle arrives in Melbourne in navy dress by Aussie designer

    Meghan Markle arrives in Melbourne in navy dress by Aussie designer

    Jerril Rechter, chief executive of VicHealth, who showed the duchess around the event, said: "She did pass an AFL football". Drought conditions in New South Wales state this year have been the most widespread since 1965.
    Cowboys dominate Jaguars 40-7

    Cowboys dominate Jaguars 40-7

    They barely had over 200 total yards of total offense and I lost count of how many three and outs they had. It's just been that kind of day. "Not by any means what we expected to do, were planning on doing.
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez signs 'most lucrative' deal with sports service DAZN

    Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez signs 'most lucrative' deal with sports service DAZN

    Alvarez and Britain's Fielding will hold a news conference in NY on Wednesday to promote their fight at Madison Square Garden. The historic deal marks a major change in the boxing landscape, where its biggest stars traditionally fought on pay-per-view.

    Polio-like illness causing paralysis in children reaches the Carolinas

    To date, no pathogen has been consistently detected in AFM patients. "None of the specimens have tested positive for poliovirus ". The most severe symptom of AFM is respiratory failure that can happen when the muscles involved with breathing become weak.
    Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Bullish Above $0.4250

    Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Bullish Above $0.4250

    XRP (XRP) traded up 5.37% with United States dollars during the last 24 hours interval ending 12:15 on October 15th EST. News of talks between Ripple and the United States government caused a 10% surge in the price of XRP to about $0.460282.
  • That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

    That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

    The People's Daily also clarified that the satellite created to complement the natural moonlight, describing it as "similar to a dusk-like glow".
    Harry and Meghan will travel to Fiji despite Zika virus risk

    Harry and Meghan will travel to Fiji despite Zika virus risk

    Zika can cause severe birth defects including microcephaly - a condition in which babies are born with heads that are too small. However, the royal couple has opted to continue with their travels, despite the risk of the mosquit0-borne virus.
    RIP All That Remains Guitarist Oli Herbert

    RIP All That Remains Guitarist Oli Herbert

    All That Remains are now scheduled to play six gigs in the United Kingdom in December as part of their European tour. Stars of the rock and metal world have taken to social media to pay tribute to Oli following the news of his death.


Latest news

Did Meghan Markle snub Melbourne designers on royal tour?
From there, they will head to a reception being held at Government House, before being treated to a Melbourne tram ride. Serena Williams wearing the same "Boss Serena Blazer" that Meghan Markle stepped out in on her visit to Dubbo .

Raw chicken causing Salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania and 28 states
Food poisoning can be prevented through good hand washing and cleaning surfaces where raw chicken has been handled or prepared. The CDC said the outbreak started in January, and more people have tested positive for this strain through September.

India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav replaces injured Shardul Thakur in ODI squad
Law will depart the West Indies set-up after the December tour of Bangladesh to take up a coaching role with Middlesex. For India , it was their 10th series win at home since their last defeat against England in 2012.

Anderson named Week 7 starter for Bills
Thankfully for the Bills, their fans and anyone who watches the NFL, Nathan Peterman will be on the bench. Anderson obtained the starting nod just eight days after signing with the Bills.

Enable's run in Breeders' Cup hints at another year in training
Trainer John Gosden revealed after the Arc that Enable was around 85 per cent fit because of a minor setback following her comeback win at Kempton.

Kevin Garnett: T-Wolves Owner 'Doesn't Know Sh*t About Basketball'
He has gone from being a quiet owner to mismanaging an organization into a laughingstock while throwing away its potential. Garnett went on to say, "He knows how to make money, but he don't know anything about basketball.

Duchess Meghan Markle baked her own banana bread in Australia
She presented the Woodley family with a loaf of banana bread she had baked in the kitchens of Admiralty House on Tuesday night. Cameras captured Prince Harry pointing down at the bemused lifeguard's feet while Meghan chuckles by his side.

Giant alligator 'Chubbs' caught again on video at Florida golf course
Does this business involve eating people? It's unclear where he ultimately ended up, but you can imagine the scene now. The video was captured by Sage Stryczny at Buffalo Creek Golf Course .

Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs
Rooney bent a special free-kick just inside the post from 35 yards out in the 18th minute to give his side the ideal start. The club has made the most of its backloaded home schedule, with Audi Field opening just after Rooney's arrival.

California deputies used Doritos to lure a pig all the way home
Highland Station received a call reference a pig "the size of a mini horse" running around the neighborhood. Deputies in San Bernardino, California lured a pig back home with a trail of Doritos.

SRK initially thought ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ script was ‘utter nonsense’
The Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 20 anniversary celebrations was nothing less than red carpet event. Though there were big stars in the film, Yash uncle and Karan never treated me unequally.

Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire Shahid Khan withdraws offer, FA says
Wembley hosts occasional concerts and club soccer matches, as well as most games for the national team. Wembley Stadium is indeed a national treasure, one I would care for and respect for generations.

EU's Oettinger says Italy's draft budget does not meet European Union guidelines - Spiegel
A survey by pollster Demopolis on Friday showed 52 percent backed the plan, compared with 38 percent who gave it the thumbs down. Last year AFP journalists saw French police dropping off migrants in front of Bardonecchia train station, in Italy .

MJ Akbar resigns as minister of state for external affairs
After Ramani, many women shared their "experiences" of being called to Akbar's hotel rooms, sometimes after working hours. She accused him of "mostly preying on young women who lived alone, loved their jobs and were bright and ambitious".

Chinese live-streamer held for 'insulting' national anthem
The decision to jail Ms Yang has drawn both praise and criticism from users on Weibo, a Twitter-like platform. "It's embarrassing. She later left the platform and joined Huya, which went public on the New York Stock Exchange in May.

Other news