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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.54
UNH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. UNH: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UNH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.13 Max: 162.19
Current: 0.54
0.46
162.19
Equity to Asset 0.36
UNH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. UNH: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UNH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.36
0.29
0.8
Interest Coverage 16.62
UNH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. UNH: 16.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UNH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.24  Med: 16.66 Max: 1007.45
Current: 16.62
8.24
1007.45
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 3.49
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
6.59%
15.83%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.11
UNH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. UNH: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.24  Med: 8.13 Max: 11.02
Current: 8.11
-0.24
11.02
Net-margin (%) 4.42
UNH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. UNH: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.96  Med: 4.76 Max: 6.95
Current: 4.42
-0.96
6.95
ROE (%) 18.75
UNH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. UNH: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.99  Med: 18.75 Max: 38.2
Current: 18.75
-4.99
38.2
ROA (%) 6.97
UNH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. UNH: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.92  Med: 7.43 Max: 11.48
Current: 6.97
-1.92
11.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 257.99
UNH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 86.38 vs. UNH: 257.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.77  Med: 329.72 Max: 484.77
Current: 257.99
-12.77
484.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
UNH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. UNH: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 12.2  Med: 16.40 Max: 41.8
Current: 12.2
12.2
41.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.60
UNH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. UNH: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7  Med: 20.60 Max: 149.6
Current: 10.6
-38.7
149.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
UNH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. UNH: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 22.10 Max: 41.3
Current: 6.4
1.3
41.3
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Q3 2014

UNH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 11,872 sh (+305.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,185 sh (+161.15%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,483 sh (+15.52%)
Ray Dalio 94,300 sh (+14.72%)
NWQ Managers 24,777 sh (+9.80%)
Tom Gayner 644,000 sh (+2.71%)
Dodge & Cox 16,907,750 sh (+2.23%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 20,519,100 sh (+2.00%)
Bill Nygren 3,590,000 sh (+1.99%)
Robert Olstein 51,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 137,995 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 24,921 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Bill Frels 21,258 sh (-0.04%)
Chris Davis 13,273,506 sh (-1.84%)
Ken Fisher 3,203 sh (-2.32%)
James Barrow 4,535,979 sh (-4.28%)
Mario Gabelli 351,350 sh (-5.42%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,984,847 sh (-6.78%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,871,988 sh (-14.91%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,077,540 sh (-25.40%)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (-37.54%)
RS Investment Management 239,400 sh (-47.04%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,520 sh (-81.30%)
Leon Cooperman 11,400 sh (-98.25%)
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Q4 2014

UNH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

First Eagle Investment 663,058 sh (New)
John Burbank 39,555 sh (+233.18%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,176,624 sh (+9.20%)
Ray Dalio 100,500 sh (+6.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,690 sh (+4.96%)
Tom Gayner 656,000 sh (+1.86%)
Bill Frels 21,403 sh (+0.68%)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 24,921 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,590,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 20,519,100 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 16,887,943 sh (-0.12%)
Jeff Auxier 137,195 sh (-0.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,244 sh (-3.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,778,177 sh (-3.45%)
James Barrow 4,335,954 sh (-4.41%)
Robert Olstein 46,000 sh (-9.80%)
Chris Davis 11,461,371 sh (-13.65%)
Mario Gabelli 295,050 sh (-16.02%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,775,824 sh (-18.67%)
NWQ Managers 6,765 sh (-72.70%)
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Q1 2015

UNH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 10,126 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 23,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 219,900 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 413,710 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 33,200 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 2,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,704 sh (+131.09%)
Robert Olstein 57,000 sh (+23.91%)
John Burbank 48,010 sh (+21.38%)
Ray Dalio 114,192 sh (+13.62%)
Pioneer Investments 25,438 sh (+2.07%)
Tom Gayner 663,000 sh (+1.07%)
Dodge & Cox 16,896,393 sh (+0.05%)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 20,519,100 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Bill Frels 21,381 sh (-0.10%)
James Barrow 4,100,672 sh (-5.43%)
Mario Gabelli 271,050 sh (-8.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,663,603 sh (-19.29%)
Bill Nygren 2,890,000 sh (-19.50%)
Chris Davis 8,327,902 sh (-27.34%)
First Eagle Investment 420,519 sh (-36.58%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,958,424 sh (-38.05%)
Sarah Ketterer 722,588 sh (-38.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,960 sh (-39.84%)
Jeff Auxier 71,951 sh (-47.56%)
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Q2 2015

UNH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 38,679 sh (+679.82%)
Pioneer Investments 68,899 sh (+170.85%)
Jeff Auxier 130,975 sh (+82.03%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,285,803 sh (+34.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,708 sh (+20.26%)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (+15.79%)
Sarah Ketterer 809,086 sh (+11.97%)
RS Investment Management 419,060 sh (+1.29%)
RS Investment Management 419,060 sh (+1.29%)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 663,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 20,519,100 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Bill Frels 20,796 sh (-2.74%)
Dodge & Cox 16,415,117 sh (-2.85%)
Lee Ainslie 2,180 sh (-5.22%)
James Barrow 3,791,051 sh (-7.55%)
Bill Nygren 2,590,000 sh (-10.38%)
Mario Gabelli 239,825 sh (-11.52%)
Ray Dalio 99,992 sh (-12.44%)
Chris Davis 6,821,144 sh (-18.09%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-25.00%)
Steven Cohen 154,000 sh (-29.97%)
John Burbank 32,401 sh (-32.51%)
Louis Moore Bacon 6,793 sh (-32.92%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,743,984 sh (-41.05%)
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Guru Investment Theses on UnitedHealth Group Inc

Chris Davis Comments on UnitedHealth Group - Jun 24, 2014

UnitedHealth Group (UNH), the largest health care insurance company in the United States, is an example of a headline risk or contrarian holding in the Portfolio. The company focuses solely on its core health care business and has a diversified product line in most major segments including underwriting health insurance plans for large employers, administering plans on a non-risk basis, and offering Medicare Advantage as an alternative to traditional Medicare. In addition the company has successfully built an array of less regulated health care related noninsurance businesses, including the third largest pharmacy benefit management company, and also offers consulting and other services in the area of health care information technology. We view UnitedHealth Group as a well-managed and durable franchise with good growth potential that is overshadowed by current political debates.



From Chris Davis' Davis New York Venture Fund First Quarter 2014 Update.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on UnitedHealth Group Inc. - Jun 09, 2014

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (0.2%) (NYSE:UNH)(UNH - $81.99 - NYSE) is the largest and most diverse health insurance company in the United States. UnitedHealth is actually much more than just an insurance company, with its Optum division providing $40 billion worth of technology, pharmacy benefits management, and other care services to its customers annually. The company has successfully navigated the changes required by the Affordable Care Act and is cautiously participating in the new insurance exchanges. UnitedHealth is also finding new growth internationally, especially in Brazil where the company serves almost 5 million people.



From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gabelli Asset Fund's first quarter 2014 shareholder commentary.

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Lountzis Asset Management Comments on UnitedHealth Group - Mar 21, 2014

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP (NYSE:UNH) is a leading diversified managed health care company serving 75 million individuals and operating through two segments: UnitedHealth care, and Optum. The UniteHealthcare segment serves employers and individuals, communities, states, Medicare and retirement. The Optum service businesses include Optum Health, Optum Insight and Optum RX. Overall company revenues in 2013 exceeded $109 billion with earnings from operations of $8.9 billion and earnings per share of $5.50.



The UnitedHealth care Segment has the #1 market position in several areas including: Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicaid and are #2 in commercial insurance. Furthermore, the company’s geographic and product diversity serve to reduce business risk.



The Optum segment of UnitedHealth Group is a health services business serving the broad health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, government, life sciences companies and consumers. Using advanced data, analytics and technology, Optum helps improve overall experience and care provider performance. Revenues for the Optum Segments in 2013 were $37 billion with earnings from operations of $2.3 billion. Of the three segments, Optum Insight is a leader in healthcare data analytics and generated earnings from operations of $603 million, representing a 19% margin. The company is projecting 2014 revenues exceeding $128 billion and earnings from operations between $9.9 - $10.3 billion.



From Lountzis Asset Management 2013 Annual Letter



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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.64
UNH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. UNH: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UNH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.3  Med: 13.15 Max: 27.44
Current: 18.64
6.3
27.44
Forward P/E 16.21
UNH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. UNH: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
UNH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. UNH: 18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UNH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.31  Med: 13.14 Max: 27.44
Current: 18.5
6.31
27.44
P/B 3.39
UNH's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. UNH: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UNH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.24 Max: 6.82
Current: 3.39
1.02
6.82
P/S 0.83
UNH's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. UNH: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UNH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.83
0.26
1.83
PFCF 15.11
UNH's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. UNH: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UNH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.04  Med: 13.01 Max: 28.05
Current: 15.11
5.04
28.05
POCF 12.59
UNH's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.95 vs. UNH: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UNH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.31  Med: 10.99 Max: 20.74
Current: 12.59
4.31
20.74
EV-to-EBIT 10.69
UNH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. UNH: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UNH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 8.10 Max: 17
Current: 10.69
4.4
17
PEG 1.41
UNH's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. UNH: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UNH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.41
0.31
1.81
Shiller P/E 22.38
UNH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 28.30 vs. UNH: 22.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UNH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.55  Med: 16.46 Max: 44.84
Current: 22.38
6.55
44.84
Current Ratio 0.77
UNH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. UNH: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UNH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.77
0.62
1.18
Quick Ratio 0.77
UNH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UNH: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UNH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.77
0.62
1.18
Days Sales Outstanding 15.94
UNH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 24.16 vs. UNH: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UNH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.75  Med: 9.43 Max: 35.42
Current: 15.94
6.75
35.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.39
UNH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. UNH: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.13 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.39
0.02
1.59
Dividend Payout 0.26
UNH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. UNH: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.26
0.03
0.31
Dividend growth (3y) 31.80
UNH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 29.10 vs. UNH: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 26.00 Max: 198.8
Current: 31.8
0
198.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 34.21
UNH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. UNH: 34.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 3.18 Max: 38.85
Current: 34.21
0.49
38.85
Share Buyback Rate 3.20
UNH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. UNH: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UNH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6  Med: 3.30 Max: -6
Current: 3.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.98
UNH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UNH: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UNH' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.98
0.32
1.65
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.16
UNH's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
56% of the 9 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. UNH: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
UNH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. UNH: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UNH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.36
Current: 1.35
0.51
3.36
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
UNH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. UNH: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UNH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.71
0.39
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.32
UNH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. UNH: 9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 12.40 Max: 22.6
Current: 9.32
5.9
22.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.98
UNH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. UNH: 15.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UNH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 15.3  Med: 24.30 Max: 38.8
Current: 15.98
15.3
38.8

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 154,203 178,246 192,657
EPS($) 6.30 7.24 8.37
EPS without NRI($) 6.30 7.24 8.37

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
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Traded in other countries:UNH.Germany, UNH.Chile, UNH.Mexico, UNH.Switzerland,
UnitedHealth Group Inc was incorporated in Minnesota in January 1977. It is a health and well-being company. It helps people live healthier lives and make health care affordable. The Company is helping individual's access quality care at an affordable cost; simplifying health care administration and delivery; strengthening the physician/patient relationship; promoting evidence-based care; and empowering physicians, health care professionals, consumers, employers and other participants in the health system with actionable data to make informed decisions. UnitedHealthcare serves the health benefits needs of individuals across life's stages through three businesses. UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual serves individual consumers and employers. The health needs of seniors are served by UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. UnitedHealthcare Community & State serves the public health marketplace, offering states medicaid solutions. The Company's revenues are derived from premiums on risk-based products; fees from management, administrative, technology and consulting services; sales of products and services related to the broad health and well-being industry; and investment and other income. The Company's two business platforms have four reportable segments: UnitedHealthcare, which includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State; OptumHealth; OptumInsight; and OptumRx. The Company's competitors include managed health care companies, insurance companies, HMOs, TPAs and business services outsourcing companies, health care professionals. For its UnitedHealthcare businesses, competitors include Aetna Inc., Cigna Corporation, Coventry Health Care, Inc., Health Net, Inc., Humana Inc., Kaiser Permanente, WellPoint, Inc., For its OptumRx businesses, competitors include Medco Health Solutions, Inc., CVS Caremark Corporation, Express Scripts, Inc. and Catamaran Corporation. The Company is subject to various levels of federal regulation.
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