UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : The consensus on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) based on 18 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.39, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 15 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 1 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : 15 investment research analysts covering UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) have an average price target of $157.47 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $165 and the lowest target is $105 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $15.23 of the average price.


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 (NYSE:UNH): After opening at $133.03, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $132.88 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $136.09 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $135.61 for the day, a gain of 1.44% for the day session. The total traded volume was 3,332,592. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $133.69.

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.

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