UnitedHealth Group (UNH) - Stock Price & Dividends

Exchange: USA Stocks • Country: United States • Currency: USD • Type: Common Stock • ISIN: US91324P1021

Health, Insurance, Benefits, Pharmacy, Wellness, Consulting, Software

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a leading healthcare company in the United States, offering a wide range of services and products to individuals, employers, and governments. The company operates through four main segments: UnitedHealthcare, Optum Health, Optum Insight, and Optum Rx.

The UnitedHealthcare segment focuses on providing health benefit plans and services to various groups, including national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals. This segment also offers specialized services for people aged 50 and older, Medicaid plans, children's health insurance, and health and dental benefits. Additionally, it provides health care benefits products and services to state programs that cater to the economically disadvantaged, medically underserved, and those without employer-funded health care coverage.

The Optum Health segment is dedicated to providing care delivery, care management, wellness, and consumer engagement services to patients, consumers, care delivery systems, providers, employers, payers, and public-sector entities. This segment focuses on improving health outcomes, reducing costs, and enhancing the overall healthcare experience.

The Optum Insight segment offers a range of software and information products, advisory consulting arrangements, and managed services outsourcing contracts to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. This segment helps healthcare organizations optimize their operations, improve efficiency, and make data-driven decisions.

The Optum Rx segment provides comprehensive pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery, specialty and community health pharmacy services, infusion, and purchasing and clinical capabilities. This segment also develops programs in areas such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management, aiming to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

Founded in 1974, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and has established itself as a leader in the healthcare industry. The company's commitment to innovation, quality, and customer-centricity has enabled it to grow and thrive over the years.

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UNH Stock Overview

Market Cap in USD 466,663m
Sector Healthcare
Industry Healthcare Plans
GiC SubIndustry Managed Health Care
TER 0.00%
IPO / Inception 1984-10-26

UNH Stock Ratings

Growth 5y 7.66
Fundamental 45.4
Dividend 6.99
Rel. Performance vs Sector -0.59
Analysts 4.56/5
Fair Price Momentum 503.63 USD
Fair Price DCF 313.16 USD

UNH Dividends

Yield 12m 1.49%
Yield on Cost 5y 3.35%
Dividends CAGR 5y 11.98%
Payout Consistency 74.3%

UNH Growth Ratios

Growth 12m 6.58%
Growth Correlation 12m 14%
Growth Correlation 3m 40%
CAGR 5y 17.52%
CAGR/Mean DD 5y 2.92
Sharpe Ratio 12m 0.06
Alpha vs SP500 12m -17.38
Beta vs SP500 5y weekly 0.83
ValueRay RSI 39.94
Volatility GJR Garch 1y 22.06%
Price / SMA 50 2.92%
Price / SMA 200 -0.69%
Current Volume 2913k
Average Volume 20d 2831.4k

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What is the price of UNH stocks?
As of May 30, 2024, the stock is trading at USD 503.68 with a total of 2,912,992 shares traded.
Over the past week, the price has changed by -3.80%, over one month by +3.00%, over three months by +1.48% and over the past year by +6.58%.
What are the forecast for UNH stock price target?
According to ValueRays Forecast Model, UNH UnitedHealth Group will be worth about 559.1 in May 2025. The stock is currently trading at 503.68. This means that the stock has a potential upside of +11%.
Issuer Forecast Upside
Wallstreet Target Price 566.6 12.5
Analysts Target Price 558.2 10.8
ValueRay Target Price 559.1 11.0

A Glimpse into UnitedHealth Group Incorporated


UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, with its inception in 1977 as United HealthCare Corporation, has grown exponentially to become one of the leading health and well-being companies in the world. The journey began with the aim of modernizing the health system and improving access to healthcare. Over the years, UnitedHealth Group has diversified its services, putting innovation and comprehensive care at the forefront of its mission.

Core and Side Businesses

The company operates through two distinct but complementary platforms: UnitedHealthcare and Optum.

  • UnitedHealthcare provides healthcare coverage and benefits services. It has a wide network and offers products for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
  • Optum, on the other hand, delivers care services, technological innovation, and health information services. It encompasses three main businesses: OptumHealth (health management), OptumInsight (data and analytics), and OptumRx (pharmacy care services).

Besides these primary operations, UnitedHealth Group is continuously exploring new initiatives to support public health, driven by digital health innovations and strategic partnerships aimed at enhancing health systems globally.

Current Market Status

As of my last update in 2023, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) remains a titan in the health industry. Its financial performance showcases robust growth, with revenues and profitability maintaining an upward trajectory. However, like any large entity, it faces regulatory, competitive, and technological challenges. Yet, its comprehensive business model, which spans coverage, care, and technology, positions it well to address the evolving needs of a global population and health care system.

UnitedHealth Group's emphasis on innovation, together with its strategic acquisitions and commitment to sustainability and ethical practices, further solidifies its market position. Investors and customers alike watch closely as the company navigates the complex health landscape with resilience and forward-thinking strategies.