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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Profitability Rank

: 9 (As of Dec. 2023)
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UnitedHealth Group has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

UnitedHealth Group's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 8.14%. As of today, UnitedHealth Group's Piotroski F-Score is 6.


Competitive Comparison

For the Healthcare Plans subindustry, UnitedHealth Group's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Healthcare Plans industry and Healthcare sector, UnitedHealth Group's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where UnitedHealth Group's Profitability Rank falls into.



UnitedHealth Group Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

UnitedHealth Group has the Profitability Rank of 9. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

UnitedHealth Group's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=7689 / 94427
=8.14 %

* 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.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

UnitedHealth Group has an F-score of 6 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

UnitedHealth Group Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Business Description

Address
9900 Bren Road East, UnitedHealth Group Center, Minnetonka, MN, USA, 55343
UnitedHealth Group is one of the largest private health insurers, providing medical benefits to about 53 million members globally, including 5 million outside the U.S. as of mid-2023. 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
Stephen J Hemsley director, officer: Pres & COO, UnitedHealth Grp 200 WASHINGTON AVE N, SUITE 200, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55401
Andrew Witty director, officer: CEO, UHG C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Charles D. Baker director 311 ARSENAL STREET, WATERTOWN MA 02472
Erin Mcsweeney officer: EVP Chief People Officer EMC CORPORATION, 176 SOUTH STREET, HOPKINTON MA 01748
Kristen Gil director C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Thomas E Roos officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Dirk C Mcmahon officer: President & CEO, UHC C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
John F Rex officer: EVP Chief Financial Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Mcnabb Frederick William Iii director C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Richard T Burke director 3962 TOMAHAWK TRAIL, MEDINA MN 55340
Rupert M Bondy officer: EVP & Chief Legal Officer C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Paul R Garcia director 214 N TRYON STREET, CHARLOTTE NC 28202
Brian R Thompson officer: CEO, UnitedHealthcare C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST, MN008-T502, MINNETONKA MN 55343
Timothy Patrick Flynn director JPMORGAN CHASE & CO., 270 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Matthew W. Friedrich officer: EVP & Chief Legal Officer COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP., 500 FRANK W. BURR BLVD, TEANECK NJ 07666