Stock To Watch: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $160.87 on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $2.07 a share for the upcoming quarter and $7.91 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is $141.74, and stock is trading $-5.12 points away or -3.61% from its 50-day moving average of $141.74. Further it is trading $3.79 or +2.86% away its 200-day moving average of $132.83. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) 52-week high is $144.48 and the 52-week low is $107.51.

This explains if the stock moves $-7.86, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +27.08% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) ratio came in at 21.38.

The stock last ended the trading session at $136.62 and registered a market cap of $130.12B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) PEG ratio is at 1.16.

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