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How has UnitedHealth Group Incorporated:(NYSE:UNH) performed recently?

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 133362.03. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 22.64, a forward P/E of 15.68 and EPS of 6.22. At a stock price of 140.54 (-0.15%) it has a dividend yield of 1.42%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 5.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 13.72% and more long-term 14.83% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 24.50%.

For performance, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated the past week has seen a gain of 0.31%. For the last month performance for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 1.51%. While the last quarter is 10.63% and half year, 29.93%. Finally for the year, performance is 15.63%.

The 52-week high for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, is at -1.69%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 50.52%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.15% and 14.21% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.37%, and for the month it is 1.35%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, has a target price of 150.86.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.77, and for total debt/equity UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has 0.96. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.80%, the profit margin is 3.60%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 89.90%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a payout ratio of 31.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 947.51. The shares float is 934.87, with the float short at 0.90%, with short ratio coming to 2.57.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, get 5.60%, with its returns on investment at 10.10%. Return on equity is 17.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 150.86, reached soon?

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