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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)?

The company in question is, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) currently with a stock price of 143.39 (0.36% today). The market cap for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 135370.75, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Health Care Plans industry. The target price for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 150.86. Currently UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 22.98, and a forward P/E of 15.92. Average volume for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 3262.53 and so far today it is 899374.

Performance in the last year for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has been 20.52%. For EPS growth, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has seen a growth of 5.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.72%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.00% over the last five years and could be 14.83% for the next five years. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 24.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 14.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.75%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.16%.

Since the IPO date for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated on the 3/26/1990, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 22.50%. With UnitedHealth Group Incorporated trading at 143.39, the dividend yield is 1.40%, and the EPS is 6.22.

So could UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.98. The PEG is 1.55, P/S is 0.82 and the P/B is at 3.87. The P/cash is 12.78, with P/free cash flow at 21.57.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.77, and total debt/equity at 0.96.

In terms of margins, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 6.80% and a profit margin of 3.60%.Payout ratio for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 31.70%. Return on assets come to 5.60% with return on investment coming to 10.10%.

Insider ownership for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 89.90%. Outstanding shares are at 947.51. While shares float is 934.87. The float short is currently 0.90%, and short ratio is 2.58.

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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