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Morning Stock Stories: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 173.83 B. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 23.25, a forward P/E of 16.87 and EPS of 7.81. At a stock price of 181.63 (0.69%) it has a dividend yield of 1.65%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 20.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.90% and more long-term 14.87% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 33.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 12.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.40%.

For performance, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated the past week has seen a gain of 0.09%. For the last month performance for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is 7.56%. While the last quarter is 7.03% and half year, 13.62%. Finally for the year, performance is 30.99%.

The 52-week high for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, is at -1.16%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 37.19%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.88% and 14.45% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.68%, and for the month it is 1.51%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, has a target price of 191.65.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.62, and for total debt/equity UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has 0.81. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 7.10%, the profit margin is 4.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 88.00%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a payout ratio of 31.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 957.03. The shares float is 948.62, with the float short at 1.13%, with short ratio coming to 3.21.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, get 6.00%, with its returns on investment at 11.40%. Return on equity is 19.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 191.65, reached soon?

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.

 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH)

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