UnitedHealth Group (UNH) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.56%
  • Dividend

     3
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     26.7%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     41%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/19/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     9/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     27 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 11.4%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     14 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     28.3
  • Tweed factor

     1.8
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
11.4%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
54.0%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
91.7%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
100.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-4.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
-2.0%
Price change from 200 days average   
5.8%
Price info
Change
1.28 (0.66%)


Last price
191.75 USD


Day range
190.92 - 196.31


Year range
133.03 - 200.76

Financial health
Current ratio
0.67


Debt/equity ratio
90.54


Cash
12.91B


Debt
32.10B


Credit rating
A-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
26.45


Price/book (P/B)
4.80


Forward price/earning (P/E)
17.66


Price/sales (P/S)
0.95


PEG
1.33


Market cap
182.39B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.0300,0.0300,0.0300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
0.0%
3.4200,2.4000,3.2400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-2.7%
10 year history
0.0300,0.0300,0.0300,0.4050,0.6130,0.8000,1.0530,1.4050,1.8750,2.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
59.5%
3.4200,2.4000,3.2400,4.1000,4.7300,5.2800,5.5000,5.7000,6.0100,6.0100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.5%
16.0100,17.2000,20.5800,23.7800,26.8300,30.6000,32.4000,34.1800,34.7500,35.5900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
9.3%
0.9000,1.3000,0.9000,9.9000,12.8000,15.1000,18.6000,23.6000,27.8000,31.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
48.3%
Other companies in the health care plans industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   CVS Health 14 yrs2.46%27.7%
USA   Aetna 7 yrs1.32%10.8%
USA   Anthem 7 yrs1.54%21.1%
USA   Humana 7 yrs0.67%18.3%
Company profile
Empoloyees
170,000


Sector


Website


Founded
1974


Industry


SEC filings




UnitedHealth Group Incorporated 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 national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and ...
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Address:
9900 Bren Road East, UnitedHealth Group Center, Minnetonka, MN, 55343

Phone:
+1 952 936-1300
UnitedHealth Group has a dividend of 3 USD and their yield is 1.56%. Since 2011they have raised their dividend each year, that is 6 years in a row. The payout ratio of UNH is 41%, based on an EPS of 7.25 and a dividend of 3. The dividend payback period is 14 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. Their dividend has been growing by 26.7% a year for the last 5 years (on average). The ex-dividend date for UNH is 9/7/2017, and 9/19/2017 is their dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1974 and has 170,000 employees. They are in the healthcare sector and the health care plans industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars.






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