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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 1.04% today. In the last week its performance is -0.30%, and -0.82% for the past quarter. Currently, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, UNH has a target price of 161.95, so today’s gain of 1.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.23%.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), has a market cap of 131323.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 88.80%.

At the current price of 138.08, it has a dividend yield of 1.81%, and its target price is 161.95. This is with a profit margin of 3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.91. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has a P/E of 21.61, as well as a forward P/E of 15.22.

With a current EPS of 6.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.82%,UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.95%.

Performance for the year is 17.82%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 18.94%.

Volume today for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), is 2537000, while its average volume is 2927.5. Whilst the total gain today was 1.04%, it did have a day high of -3.78%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.36%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, UNH has been 30.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.99%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.10%, and its return on assets is 5.40%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has an operating margin of 6.60%. With a sales growth of 28.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, UNH is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.74, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.45, and the P/S is 0.75, along with a P/B of 3.61. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.98.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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