UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Sets 52 Week High Record

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UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH)

November 8th, 2018
UnitedHealth Group Inc closed the day up $2.16 Thursday which equals a 0.79% increase, closing at $276.65. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $278.00.

UNH outperformed the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 0.02% today.
UnitedHealth Group Inc is listed on the DOW index, and was one of 19 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, UNH represents about #N/A of the DOW.
UnitedHealth Group Inc is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 260 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, UNH represents about 0.91% of the S&P 500.

Forecasts from 22 analysts points to the possibility that UnitedHealth Group Inc might rise quite a bit (11%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $297.91.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (0.32%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (2.20%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector dropping 7.75%.

Energy and Communication Services experienced turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Energy with a drop of 2.20%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Financials went up with a 0.32% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.11% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.04% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.02% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.02% change.
  • Information Technology went down with a -0.20% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.25% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.26% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.54% change.
  • Communication Services went down with a -0.93% change.
  • Energy went down with a -2.20% change.

UnitedHealth Group Inc Info

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health care company in the United States. It operates through four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. The UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals age 50 and older, addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services, as well as services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; and Medicaid plans, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health and dental benefits. The OptumHealth segment provides access to networks of care provider specialists, health management services, care delivery, consumer engagement, and financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The OptumInsight segment offers software and information products, advisory consulting arrangements, and services outsourcing contracts to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. The OptumRx segment provides pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, and purchasing and clinical, as well as develops programs in areas, such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

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