UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

NYSE:UNH Stock Report

Market Cap: US$467.7b

UnitedHealth Group Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 1/6

UnitedHealth Group has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 9.5%, while the Healthcare industry saw earnings growing at 5.6% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 10.4% per year. UnitedHealth Group's return on equity is 16.7%, and it has net margins of 4%.

Key information

9.5%

Earnings growth rate

10.1%

EPS growth rate

Healthcare Industry Growth8.5%
Revenue growth rate10.4%
Return on equity16.7%
Net Margin4.0%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

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

Recent updates

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

Are Investors Undervaluing UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) By 38%?

May 16
Are Investors Undervaluing UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) By 38%?

Slowing Rates Of Return At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Apr 30
Slowing Rates Of Return At UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Leave Little Room For Excitement

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

Mar 22
Does UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How UnitedHealth Group makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:UNH Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 24379,48715,36155,0800
31 Dec 23371,62222,38154,6280
30 Sep 23359,98221,68754,2980
30 Jun 23348,51521,10852,1060
31 Mar 23335,94420,70450,0060
31 Dec 22324,16220,12047,7820
30 Sep 22315,11819,43046,0450
30 Jun 22306,56118,25445,1070
31 Mar 22297,55017,45043,7570
31 Dec 21287,59717,28542,5790
30 Sep 21279,32115,42642,8210
30 Jun 21272,09914,51242,2700
31 Mar 21262,91616,88341,9120
31 Dec 20257,14115,40341,7040
30 Sep 20252,57516,73239,4910
30 Jun 20247,81117,09838,2770
31 Mar 20246,26813,75436,6910
31 Dec 19242,15513,83935,1930
30 Sep 19239,67113,33834,5950
30 Jun 19235,87612,98834,1140
31 Mar 19231,36712,61734,0850
31 Dec 18226,24711,98634,0740
30 Sep 18219,89112,56333,1910
30 Jun 18213,65711,86032,0990
31 Mar 18207,62411,22231,0410
31 Dec 17201,15910,55829,5570
30 Sep 17196,6338,62529,5540
30 Jun 17192,6048,10829,2000
31 Mar 17189,0367,57828,6650
31 Dec 16184,8407,01728,4010
30 Sep 16180,9046,55127,1460
30 Jun 16176,1006,18026,2910
31 Mar 16165,8786,01125,2360
31 Dec 15157,1075,81324,3120
30 Sep 15146,9416,10523,1770
30 Jun 15138,2116,11022,4350
31 Mar 15134,5225,93321,9030
31 Dec 14130,4745,61921,2630
30 Sep 14128,1585,53620,8900
30 Jun 14126,0235,50420,3230
31 Mar 14123,8575,53219,9420
31 Dec 13122,4895,62518,9410
30 Sep 13120,1415,44219,1610
30 Jun 13116,8195,42918,5690

Quality Earnings: UNH has a large one-off loss of $7.1B impacting its last 12 months of financial results to 31st March, 2024.

Growing Profit Margin: UNH's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (6.2%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UNH's earnings have grown by 9.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UNH's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: UNH had negative earnings growth (-25.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Healthcare industry average (15.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UNH's Return on Equity (16.7%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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