Zacks Rating on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : The consensus on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) based on 19 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.39, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 15 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 1 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : The consensus price target for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is $155.81 for the short term with a standard deviation of $15.37. The most optimist securities analyst among the 16 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $165, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $105.


Shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated rose by 0.66% in the last five trading days and 0.2% for the last 4 weeks. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is up 7.59% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 21.77%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $142.73 with an intraday high of $142.87. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $141.75. However, the stock managed to close at $142.01, a loss of 0.06% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $142.09. The total traded volume of the day was 2,295,478 shares.

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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