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UNH Unitedhealth Group
PE ratio, current and historical analysis

## UNH PE ratio history

### Unitedhealth Group PE ratio by year

## UNH average PE ratio chart

## UNH PE vs peers

## Frequently asked questions

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What is Unitedhealth Group's PE ratio?

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What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Unitedhealth Group (UNH)?

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What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Unitedhealth Group (UNH)?

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What is the highest PE ratio for UNH?

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How does the current PE ratio for UNH compare to its historical average?

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How is UNH's PE ratio calculated (Unitedhealth Group PE ratio formula)?

As of Apr 19, 2024, the UNH stock has a P/E ratio of 20.78. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $24.12 and the stock price of $501.13 per share. A decrease of 3.4% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 21.5 of the past four quarters.

How has UNH's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Unitedhealth Group over the last ten years is 20.61. The current 20.78 price-to-earnings ratio is in line with the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, UNH's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2022 quarter at 27.54, with a price of $509.97 and an EPS of $18.52. The Jun 2014 quarter saw the lowest point at 14.73, with a price of $81.75 and an EPS of $5.55.

Average

20.61

Median

20.43

Minimum

14.73

Maximum

27.54

Maximum annual increase: 29.84% in 2014

Maximum annual decrease: -11.58% in 2023

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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2023 | 21.83 | -11.58% |

2022 | 24.69 | -9.86% |

2021 | 27.39 | 26.75% |

2020 | 21.61 | 6.98% |

2019 | 20.2 | 0.95% |

2018 | 20.01 | -0.6% |

2017 | 20.13 | -7.32% |

2016 | 21.72 | 12.6% |

2015 | 19.29 | 10.29% |

2014 | 17.49 | 29.84% |

What is the average PE ratio of UNH for the past years

The current PE ratio of UNH is higher than the 10-year average, but it is under its 3 and 5-year averages.

3-year avg

24.23

5-year avg

21.79

10-year avg

20.61

15-year avg

17.22

What is UNH's PE ratio compared to its peers

UNH's PE ratio is above its peer stocks CI and CNC.

Stock name | PE ratio | Market cap |
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CNC Centene Corp | 15.12 | $40.19B |

HUM Humana Inc | 16.34 | $39.61B |

CI Cigna Corp | 20.06 | $103.02B |

UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc | 20.78 | $462.01B |

As of Apr 19, 2024, UNH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 20.78.

As an average over the last 3 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 24.23.

As an average over the last 5 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 21.79.

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2022 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 27.54.

UNH's current price to earnings ratio is 0.8% above its 10-year historical average.

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Apr 19, 2024), Unitedhealth Group's share price is $501.13. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $24.12. Therefore, Unitedhealth Group's price to earnings ratio for today is 20.78. `PE RATIO(20.78) = STOCK PRICE($501.13) / TTM EPS($24.12)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.