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UnitedHealth Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 22.47 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-27), UnitedHealth Group's share price is $467.65. UnitedHealth Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2021 was $20.81. Hence, UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 22.47.

The historical rank and industry rank for UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:UNH' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92   Med: 15.65   Max: 32.16
Current: 22.42

5.92
32.16

During the past 13 years, UnitedHealth Group's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 32.16. The lowest was 5.92. And the median was 15.65.

NYSE:UNH's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 17 Companies
in the Healthcare Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 11.62 vs. NYSE:UNH: 22.42 )

UnitedHealth Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2021 was $2.64. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $20.81.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of UnitedHealth Group was -0.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 14.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 20.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 16.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, UnitedHealth Group's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 42.90% per year. The lowest was 0.10% per year. And the median was 20.20% per year.


UnitedHealth Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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UnitedHealth Group Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 18.76 17.94 17.32 16.75 24.14

UnitedHealth Group Quarterly Data
Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.75 15.47 20.74 16.34 24.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Healthcare Plans subindustry, UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

UnitedHealth Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Healthcare Plans industry and Healthcare sector, UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



UnitedHealth Group Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

UnitedHealth Group's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=467.65/20.809
=22.47

UnitedHealth Group's Share Price of today is $467.65.
UnitedHealth Group's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $20.81.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

UnitedHealth Group  (NYSE:UNH) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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UnitedHealth Group Business Description

UnitedHealth Group logo
Industry
Healthcare » Healthcare Plans NAICS : 524114 SIC : 6324
Address
9900 Bren Road East, UnitedHealth Group Center, Minnetonka, MN, USA, 55343
UnitedHealth Group is the largest private health insurance provider in the United States, providing medical benefits to 48 million members across its U.S. and international businesses at the end of 2020. As a leader in employer-sponsored, self-directed, and government-backed insurance plans, UnitedHealth has obtained massive scale in managed care. Along with its insurance assets, UnitedHealth's continued investments in its Optum franchises have created a healthcare services colossus that spans everything from medical and pharmaceutical benefits to providing outpatient care and analytics to both affiliated and third-party customers.
Executives
Renwick Glenn M director 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Flynn Timothy Patrick director JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. 270 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10017
Wilensky Gail R director C/O QUEST DIAGNOSTICS 500 PLAZA DRIVE SECAUCUS NJ 07094
Hooper Michele J director C/O PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. ONE PPG PLACE PITTSBURGH PA 15272
Montgomery Rice Valerie Md director C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Hemsley Stephen J director 200 WASHINGTON AVE N SUITE 200 MINNEAPOLIS MN 55401
Burke Richard T director 3962 TOMAHAWK TRAIL MEDINA MN 55340
Mcnabb Frederick William Iii director C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN-008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Noseworthy John H director 2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD KENILWORTH NJ 07033
Rex John F officer: EVP Chief Financial Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Lewis Patricia L officer: EVP and Chief HR Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Mcmahon Dirk C officer: Chief Executive Officer, UHC C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Roos Thomas E officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502 MINNETONKA MN 55343
Short Marianne D officer: EVP & Chief Legal Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 9900 BREN ROAD EAST MINNETONKA MN 55343
Wichmann David S director, officer: Chief Executive Officer UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 9900 BREN RD E MINNETONKA MN 55343

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