Injured Veterans to Cycle 450 Miles from San Francisco Bay Area to Los Angeles for Ride 2 Recovery California Challenge – UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

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[Business Wire] – More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off on Sunday, Oct. 13, on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery California Challenge, a seven-day, 450-mile bicycle rid
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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), with a current market cap of $73.22B, ended session yesterday at $72.17.

Looking at today’s trading action, the company’s one day range from $72.02 to $72.07 and has traded between $51.09 and $75.88 over the past year.

UNH shares are currently priced at 13.19x this year’s forecasted earnings,
which makes them relatively inexpensive compared to the industry’s 16.84x earnings multiple for the same period.

And for passive income investors, the company pays shareholders $1.12 per share annually in dividends, yielding 1.50% .

In a review of the consensus earnings estimate this quarter, 21 sell-side analysts are looking at $1.52 per share, which would be $0.02 better than the year-ago quarter but a $0.01 sequential decrease. In looking at the bigger picture, the full-year EPS estimate of $5.50 would be a $0.22 improvement when compared to the previous year’s annual results.

The quarterly earnings estimate is based on a consensus revenue forecast of the current quarter of $30.83 Billion. If realized, that would be a 12.93% increase over the year-ago quarter.

More recently, Standpoint Research downgraded (UNH) from Buy to Hold (Jun 17, 2013).
Previously, Oppenheimer upgraded (UNH) from Perform to Outperform. Oppenheimer upgraded (UNH) from Underperform to Perform.

The average price target for UNH shares is $78.60, which is 8.91% above where the stock opened this morning.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for large national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses and individuals.

Tag Helper ~ Stock Code: UNH | Common Company name: UnitedHealth | Full Company name: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) .


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