UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has been rated by 16 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $165 and the lowest price target forecast is $105. The average forecast of all the analysts is $155.81 and the expected standard deviation is $15.37.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has an average broker rating of 1.39, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy, as rated by 19 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 15 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 2 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 1 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 2, which is also a Buy. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.
Also, Argus Research upgrades its rating on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Analysts at the Argus Research have a current rating of Buy 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): The stock opened at $136.82 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $136.98 for the day. The stock traded down to $135.35 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $135.74 with a loss of -0.23% for the day. The stock had closed at $136.05 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,765,361 shares.
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.