Brokerage Firm Rating Update on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : 15 brokerage houses believe that UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 1 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Buy with a rank of 2. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 18 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Strong Buy with a rating of 1.39.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : Average target price received by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is $156.13 with an expected standard deviation of $15.85. The most aggressive target on the stock is $165, whereas the most downbeat target is $105. 15 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Argus Research upgrades its view on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Buy by the stock experts at the ratings house. Earlier, the shares had a rating of Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on July 22, 2016.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $134.2 and the intraday high of $135.96 after having opened at $135 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $135, a loss of -0.26%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 2,816,745 shares. The stock failed to cross $135.96 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $135.345.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a health and well-being company. The Companys business platforms include UnitedHealthcare and Optum. UnitedHealthcare provides health care benefits to various customers and markets. Optum is a health services business serving the health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, Governments, life sciences companies and consumers. The Companys business platforms have four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx. UnitedHealthcare includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State and UnitedHealthcare Global. OptumHealth is a health and wellness business serving the physical, emotional and financial needs of individuals. OptumInsight provides technology, operational and consulting services to participants in the health care industry. OptumRx provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services.

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