Wall Street Pummels UNH After Recent Earnings Report

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) went down by -0.43% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $324.57. The company’s stock price has collected -0.01% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 23 hours ago that Dell, HP, Lenovo and Acer to Announce New Eyesafe Products at the Blue Light Summit 2020 Presented by UnitedHealthcare, Eyesafe and TÜV Rheinland

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Is It Worth Investing in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE :UNH) Right Now?

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.28 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for UNH is at 0.69. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 20 analysts out of 26 who provided ratings for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $345.40, which is $24.73 above the current price. UNH currently public float of 944.74M and currently shorts hold a 0.59% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of UNH was 2.89M shares.

UNH’s Market Performance

UNH stocks went down by -0.01% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.09% and a quarterly performance of 4.86%, while its annual performance rate touched 31.05%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.66% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.36% for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.59% for UNH stocks with a simple moving average of 6.41% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of UNH

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UNH stocks, with SVB Leerink repeating the rating for UNH by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for UNH in the upcoming period, according to SVB Leerink is $360 based on the research report published on July 1st of the current year 2020.

Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see UNH reach a price target of $384. The rating they have provided for UNH stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 5th, 2020.

Deutsche Bank gave a rating of “ Buy” to UNH, setting the target price at $308 in the report published on March 20th of the current year.

UNH Trading at -0.48% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought UNH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.34% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.66%, as shares sank -4.14% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.46% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, UNH fell by -0.01%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +9.46% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $311.53. In addition, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated saw 4.51% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UNH starting from SHORT MARIANNE D, who sold 10,336 shares at the price of $312.34 back on Aug 28. After this action, SHORT MARIANNE D now owns 134,054 shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, valued at $3,228,346 using the latest closing price.

BURKE RICHARD T, the Director of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, sold 15,000 shares at $320.59 during a trade that took place back on Aug 13, which means that BURKE RICHARD T is holding 1,361,500 shares at $4,808,820 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for UNH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +8.13 for the present operating margin

The net margin for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated stands at +5.71. The total capital return value is set at 20.09, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.05. Equity return is now at value 29.30, with 9.40 for asset returns.

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Based on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), the company’s capital structure generated 77.47 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 43.65.

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