Will Shares Price Change (Positive or Negative) Dramatically Over a Short Time Period? UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Key Statistics

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) escalated 2.14% and closed its last trading session at $225.69. Its opening price on the last trading day was $220.96. The company’s market cap is $218.47 Billion. The company has 968 Million shares outstanding and 953.87 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 2.39 and the short float is around of 0.86%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has been given an analysts’ mean target of 271.43.

52-week High/Low

The highest price UNH stock touched in the last 12 month was $250.79 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $156.49. Stock’s distance from 52 week High is -10.01% and the distance from 52 week Low is 44.22%.

Share Volume Analysis

A total of 4.91 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 3.42 Million shares. The relative volume of the stock is 1.43.

Stock Performance

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) performance during the last one year upgraded 40.4 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 2.37 percent. The stock jumped 16.93 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a positive momentum of 6.68 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 0.13 percent. Its weekly performance showed upward trend of 2.58 percent.

Profit Margins Analysis

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 4 percent, operating profit margin was 6.9 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 0 percent.

Key Ratios Review

Liquidity ratios help investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0, current ratio was 0, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.55 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.65, while Payout ratio is 0.309.

Return on Assets, Investment and Equity

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has a Return on Assets of 6 percent, Return on Investment of 11.4 percent and a Return on Equity of 19.2 percent.

Simple Moving Average

Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also helps in determining where it may be possibly heading. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 12.23%, the 50-day is -0.98% and the 20-day is -4.17%.

EPS Growth Analysis

“The company’s diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 10.71.

EPS Estimate for the next year is 14.08.

EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 2.91.

EPS Growth this year is 20.6 percent.”

Earnings and Sales Growth

“EPS growth for the next 5 years is 15.62 percent.

Annual EPS growth Past 5 years is 8.9 percent.

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was 12.7 percent.

Quarterly Revenue Growth on year-over-year basis stands at 8.7 percent.

Quarterly Earnings Growth on year-over-year basis stands at 23.7 percent.”

Investment Valuation Ratios

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 21.07 and Forward P/E ratio is 16.03. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 1.09, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 4.82, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 13.43.

Volatility Analysis

If we look at the Volatility of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), Week Volatility is 4.80%, whereas Month Volatility is at 3.16%.

Technical Indicators

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)’s RSI (Relative strength index) is at 45.17, its ATR (Average True Range) value is 7.65, while its Beta factor was calculated at 0.79.

Earnings Release Date

The company is estimated to report earnings on Jan 16 BMO.

Analysts Recommendation

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has an Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 1.5.

Insider Ownership and Transactions

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s insider ownership stands at 0.5 percent, while its insider transaction is -3.04 percent.

Institutional Ownership and Transactions

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s institutional ownership is 88.9%, while its institutional transactions stand at -0.19%.