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UnitedHealth Group Dividend Yield %

: 1.22% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-26), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of UnitedHealth Group is 1.22%.

Warning Sign:

UnitedHealth Group Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:UNH' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1   Med: 1.39   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.22

1
2.09

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of UnitedHealth Group was 2.09%. The lowest was 1.00%. And the median was 1.39%.

NYSE:UNH's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
67% of the 9 Companies
in the Healthcare Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NYSE:UNH: 1.22 )

UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2021 was 0.34.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of UnitedHealth Group was 0.33. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.29.

As of today (2022-01-26), the Forward Dividend Yield % of UnitedHealth Group is 1.26%.

UnitedHealth Group's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2021 was $1.45.

During the past 12 months, UnitedHealth Group's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 25.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of UnitedHealth Group was 198.80% per year. The lowest was 17.50% per year. And the median was 26.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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UnitedHealth Group Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Yield % 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
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.30 1.38 1.41 1.38 1.12

UnitedHealth Group Quarterly Data
Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21
Dividend Yield % 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 1.38 1.34 1.30 1.38 1.12

Competitive Comparison

For the Healthcare Plans subindustry, UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Healthcare Plans industry and Healthcare sector, UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where UnitedHealth Group's Dividend Yield % falls into.



UnitedHealth Group Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

UnitedHealth Group Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 1.4502021-12-032021-12-062021-12-14Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.4502021-09-102021-09-132021-09-21Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.4502021-06-182021-06-212021-06-29Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 1.2502021-03-122021-03-152021-03-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

UnitedHealth Group's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=5.6/462.81
=1.21 %

Current Share Price is $462.81.
UnitedHealth Group's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $5.6.

UnitedHealth Group's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=5.8/462.81
=1.25 %

Current Share Price is $462.81.
UnitedHealth Group's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $1.45 * 4 = $5.8.

* 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.


UnitedHealth Group  (NYSE:UNH) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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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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