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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 1.77% today. In the last week its performance is 4.65%, and 1.93% for the past quarter. Currently, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, UNH has a target price of 161.77, so today’s gain of 1.77% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.53%.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), has a market cap of 133054.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 88.80%.

At the current price of 139.91, it has a dividend yield of 1.79%, and its target price is 161.77. 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 21.89, as well as a forward P/E of 15.42.

With a current EPS of 6.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.56%,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 15.83%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 20.52%.

Volume today for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), is 3419900, while its average volume is 3052.05. Whilst the total gain today was 1.77%, it did have a day high of -2.72%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.70%, and 1.40% for the month. The 52-week low for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, UNH has been 31.88%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.72%.

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 1.46, and the P/S is 0.76, along with a P/B of 3.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 16.19.

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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