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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 0.40
UNH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UNH: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UNH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset 0.30
UNH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. UNH: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UNH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.6
Interest Coverage 12.62
UNH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. UNH: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UNH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.24  Med: 14.54 Max: 16.76
Current: 12.62
8.24
16.76
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.05
M-Score: -2.21
WACC vs ROIC
5.72%
12.81%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.84
UNH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. UNH: 6.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UNH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 8.09 Max: 10.41
Current: 6.84
6.48
10.41
Net-margin (%) 3.62
UNH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. UNH: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UNH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 4.76 Max: 6.17
Current: 3.62
3.67
6.17
ROE (%) 18.01
UNH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. UNH: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UNH' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.58  Med: 18.17 Max: 22.77
Current: 18.01
14.58
22.77
ROA (%) 5.79
UNH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. UNH: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UNH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.58  Med: 7.17 Max: 9.38
Current: 5.79
5.58
9.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 251.70
UNH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 62.44 vs. UNH: 251.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 237.55  Med: 324.07 Max: 484.77
Current: 251.7
237.55
484.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
UNH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. UNH: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.2  Med: 14.70 Max: 29.8
Current: 15.4
12.2
29.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
UNH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. UNH: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 20.60 Max: 149.8
Current: 9.2
4.5
149.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.40
UNH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. UNH: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 22.60 Max: 40.7
Current: 4.4
1.2
40.7
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

UNH Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 38,679 sh (+679.82%)
Pioneer Investments 68,899 sh (+170.85%)
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%)
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)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 130,975 sh (-2.44%)
Mairs and Power 20,796 sh (-2.74%)
Dodge & Cox 16,415,117 sh (-2.85%)
Lee Ainslie 2,180 sh (-5.22%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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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Q3 2015

UNH Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Signature Select Canadian Fund 48,600 sh (+46.39%)
John Burbank 42,237 sh (+30.36%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,034,430 sh (+27.85%)
Mairs and Power 21,796 sh (+4.81%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 21,467,000 sh (+4.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,563,874 sh (+4.42%)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 663,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 2,590,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 126,725 sh (-3.24%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,659,338 sh (-3.47%)
Pioneer Investments 66,197 sh (-3.92%)
Robert Olstein 58,000 sh (-12.12%)
Chris Davis 5,686,417 sh (-16.64%)
Dodge & Cox 12,795,477 sh (-22.05%)
RS Investment Management 299,380 sh (-28.56%)
Ray Dalio 69,792 sh (-30.20%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,840 sh (-30.61%)
Mario Gabelli 142,825 sh (-40.45%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,400 sh (-68.36%)
Steven Cohen 27,700 sh (-82.01%)
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Q4 2015

UNH Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Lee Ainslie 1,380,832 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 250,600 sh (+804.69%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 23,462,000 sh (+9.29%)
Dodge & Cox 13,859,053 sh (+8.31%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,117,560 sh (+8.04%)
Robert Olstein 61,000 sh (+5.17%)
Bill Nygren 2,590,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,384 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 663,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Mairs and Power 21,530 sh (-1.22%)
Mario Gabelli 139,590 sh (-2.27%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,529,039 sh (-3.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,227,067 sh (-5.13%)
Jeff Auxier 119,275 sh (-5.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,768 sh (-6.72%)
Pioneer Investments 60,118 sh (-9.18%)
RS Investment Management 229,170 sh (-23.45%)
Chris Davis 3,996,369 sh (-29.72%)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (-66.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,892 sh (-78.05%)
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Q1 2016

UNH Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 2,835 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 23,462,000 sh (unchged)
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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.



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Top Ranked Articles about UnitedHealth Group Inc

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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 21.27
UNH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 20.38 vs. UNH: 21.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UNH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 13.03 Max: 28.38
Current: 21.27
6.3
28.38
Forward P/E 15.06
UNH's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. UNH: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.27
UNH's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. UNH: 21.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UNH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.31  Med: 13.02 Max: 28.35
Current: 21.27
6.31
28.35
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.65
UNH's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.58 vs. UNH: 14.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UNH' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 12.38 Max: 24.94
Current: 14.65
4.73
24.94
P/B 3.59
UNH's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. UNH: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UNH' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.23 Max: 6.82
Current: 3.59
1.02
6.82
P/S 0.81
UNH's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. UNH: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UNH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.82
Current: 0.81
0.27
1.82
PFCF 15.64
UNH's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. UNH: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UNH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.08  Med: 12.98 Max: 28.14
Current: 15.64
5.08
28.14
POCF 13.14
UNH's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. UNH: 13.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UNH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 10.95 Max: 20.72
Current: 13.14
4.34
20.72
EV-to-EBIT 13.14
UNH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. UNH: 13.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UNH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 8.10 Max: 16.9
Current: 13.14
4.4
16.9
EV-to-EBITDA 11.39
UNH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. UNH: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UNH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.30 Max: 15.5
Current: 11.39
3.9
15.5
PEG 2.08
UNH's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. UNH: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UNH' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.83 Max: 2.05
Current: 2.08
0.27
2.05
Shiller P/E 28.98
UNH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 28.75 vs. UNH: 28.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UNH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 18.56 Max: 48.46
Current: 28.98
9.27
48.46
Current Ratio 0.74
UNH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. UNH: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UNH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.74
0.62
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.74
UNH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. UNH: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UNH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.74
0.62
1.04
Days Sales Outstanding 17.11
UNH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 30.42 vs. UNH: 17.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UNH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 8.45 Max: 15.15
Current: 17.11
6.75
15.15
Days Payable 40.99
UNH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 49.37 vs. UNH: 40.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UNH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.83  Med: 47.03 Max: 54.68
Current: 40.99
42.83
54.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.51
UNH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. UNH: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UNH' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.51
0.02
1.72
Dividend Payout 0.32
UNH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. UNH: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UNH' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.32
0.01
0.31
Dividend Growth (3y) 32.80
UNH's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. UNH: 32.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
UNH' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.00 Max: 198.8
Current: 32.8
0
198.8
Forward Dividend Yield 1.51
UNH's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. UNH: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.74
UNH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. UNH: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UNH' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 3.64 Max: 7.63
Current: 6.74
0.09
7.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.60
UNH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. UNH: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
UNH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.4
Current: 2.6
-4.3
6.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.59
UNH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. UNH: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UNH' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.21  Med: 25.80 Max: 1344.85
Current: 3.59
4.21
1344.85
Price/Projected FCF 1.06
UNH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UNH: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UNH' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.06
0.43
1.65
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.41
UNH's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
78% of the 9 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. UNH: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
UNH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. UNH: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UNH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.32
0.66
2.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.02
UNH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. UNH: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UNH' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.8
Current: 2.02
0.54
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.60
UNH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. UNH: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 12.40 Max: 22.6
Current: 7.6
5.9
22.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.60
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: 18.05 vs. UNH: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UNH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.5  Med: 22.50 Max: 40.8
Current: 15.6
15.5
40.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $165878
EPS $ 6.22
Beta0.62
Short Percentage of Float1.24%
52-Week Range $95.00 - 135.11
Shares Outstanding(Mil)950.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 182,225 194,985 208,611
EPS($) 7.82 8.79 10.01
EPS without NRI($) 7.82 8.79 10.01

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
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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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