UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

NYSE:UNH Stock Report

Market Cap: US$457.5b

UnitedHealth Group Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 5/6

UnitedHealth Group is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 1.54% that is well covered by earnings. Next payment date is on 25th June, 2024 with an ex-dividend date of 17th June, 2024.

Key information

1.5%

Dividend yield

45%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield1.7%
Next dividend pay date25 Jun 24
Ex dividend date17 Jun 24
Dividend per sharen/a
Earnings per shareUS$16.69
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y2.0%

Recent dividend updates

UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Jun 09
UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Recent updates

UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Jun 09
UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

UnitedHealth Group: A Wonderful Business At A Discounted Price

May 24

Investors Appear Satisfied With UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's (NYSE:UNH) Prospects

May 09
Investors Appear Satisfied With UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's (NYSE:UNH) Prospects

UnitedHealth Group: A Quality Compounder With A Recent Pullback

May 01

Investors Can Find Comfort In UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Earnings Quality

Apr 23
Investors Can Find Comfort In UnitedHealth Group's (NYSE:UNH) Earnings Quality

UnitedHealth Group: A Loud Sigh Of Relief In Q1'24

Apr 18

These 4 Measures Indicate That UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Apr 15
These 4 Measures Indicate That UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

UnitedHealth Q1 2024 Earnings Preview: Headwinds Not Enough To Derail This Juggernaut

Apr 10

The Returns At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Growing

Apr 02
The Returns At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Growing

UnitedHealth: Undervalued Healthcare Stock With 'Sticky' Customers

Mar 18

UnitedHealth Group: Doubling Down On This Dividend Growth Machine

Feb 16

UnitedHealth: Rejoice When The Market Turns Fearful (Upgrade)

Jan 29

Is UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) A Risky Investment?

Jan 15
Is UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) A Risky Investment?

UnitedHealth Group: Preparing For Q4 Earnings

Jan 08

Does UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Jan 02
Does UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

UnitedHealth: A Dividend Grower To Consider For Your Portfolio

Dec 29

Getting In Cheap On UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Is Unlikely

Dec 21
Getting In Cheap On UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Is Unlikely

Is There An Opportunity With UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's (NYSE:UNH) 38% Undervaluation?

Dec 09
Is There An Opportunity With UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's (NYSE:UNH) 38% Undervaluation?

UnitedHealth: I Will Get On Board If I Get A Steep Selloff

Dec 05

UnitedHealth: Our Top Long Idea For 2024

Nov 27

The Returns At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Growing

Nov 18
The Returns At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Growing

UnitedHealth Group: Excellent Healthcare Stock To Buy

Nov 08

UnitedHealth Group: Be Prepared For The Next Buying Opportunity

Oct 24

UnitedHealth Group: Market Leaders Never Come Cheap

Oct 17

UnitedHealth Group Q3 Earnings Preview: Key Determining Factors

Oct 09

UnitedHealth: Top-Notch Healthcare Leader - But Its Best Days Could Be Over

Oct 01

Is Now The Time To Put UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) On Your Watchlist?

Oct 01
Is Now The Time To Put UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) On Your Watchlist?

These 4 Measures Indicate That UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Is Using Debt Safely

Sep 17
These 4 Measures Indicate That UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Is Using Debt Safely

UnitedHealth: Medicare Advantage Uncertainty Weighing On Valuation - Wait For Dips

Sep 11

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Shares Could Be 39% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Aug 31
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Shares Could Be 39% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

UnitedHealth: One Of The Best Defensive Dividend Stocks Money Can Buy

Aug 30

Return Trends At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Appealing

Aug 18
Return Trends At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Aren't Appealing

UnitedHealth Group: Attractively Priced Compounder But Regulatory Risks Remain

Jul 31

UnitedHealth Q2 Earnings Preview: Volatility En Route

Jul 10

Here's Why UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Jun 23
Here's Why UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

UnitedHealth: Back Up The Truck

Jun 22

UnitedHealth Group: Cost Worries Are Opening For Dividend Hounds

Jun 16

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $1.88

Jun 10
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To $1.88

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

May 28
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

Stability and Growth of Payments

Fetching dividends data

Stable Dividend: UNH's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: UNH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Dividend Yield vs Market

UnitedHealth Group Dividend Yield vs Market
How does UNH dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (UNH)1.5%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.8%
Industry Average (Healthcare)1.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (UNH)2.0%

Notable Dividend: UNH's dividend (1.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.53%).

High Dividend: UNH's dividend (1.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.81%).


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.3%), UNH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (65.8%), UNH's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


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