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UNH Unitedhealth Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Oct 2, 2023, the UNH stock has a P/E ratio of 22.74. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $22.63 and the stock price of $514.57 per share. The PE ratio currently is comparable to its last 4-quarter average.

UNH PE ratio history

How has UNH's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Unitedhealth Group over the last ten years is 20.22. The current 22.74 price-to-earnings ratio is 12% more than 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 Dec 2013 quarter saw the lowest point at 13.47, with a price of $75.3 and an EPS of $5.59.


Unitedhealth Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 33.63% in 2013

Maximum annual decrease: -9.86% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
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%
2013 13.47 33.63%

UNH average PE ratio chart

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

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

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UNH PE vs peers

What is UNH's PE ratio compared to its peers

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

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CI Cigna Corp 12.84 $84.58B
CNC Centene Corp 13.86 $36.91B
HUM Humana Inc 18.14 $60.68B
UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc 22.64 $474.56B

Frequently asked questions

What is Unitedhealth Group's PE ratio?

As of Oct 2, 2023, UNH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 22.74.

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

As an average over the last 3 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 24.15.

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

As an average over the last 5 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 21.55.

What is the highest PE ratio for UNH?

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

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

UNH's current price to earnings ratio is 12% above its 10-year historical average.

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

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 (Oct 2, 2023), Unitedhealth Group's share price is $514.57. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $22.63. Therefore, Unitedhealth Group's price to earnings ratio for today is 22.74. PE RATIO(22.74) = STOCK PRICE($514.57) / TTM EPS($22.63)

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