UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), hence the stock is down -1.53% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.56% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -1.15% and the stock has fallen -0.59% in the past 1 week.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is up 8.97% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 21.79%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.26% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.83%.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH): The stock opened at $141.65 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $142.25 for the day. The stock traded down to $141.22 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $142.04 with a loss of -0.09% for the day. The stock had closed at $142.17 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,950,174 shares.
Also, Equity Analysts at the Argus Research upgrades the rating on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The brokerage firm has issued a Buy rating on the shares. The shares were previously rated Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on July 22, 2016.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a health and well-being company. The Companys business platforms include UnitedHealthcare and Optum. UnitedHealthcare provides health care benefits to various customers and markets. Optum is a health services business serving the health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, Governments, life sciences companies and consumers. The Companys business platforms have four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx. UnitedHealthcare includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State and UnitedHealthcare Global. OptumHealth is a health and wellness business serving the physical, emotional and financial needs of individuals. OptumInsight provides technology, operational and consulting services to participants in the health care industry. OptumRx provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services.