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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 Sep 9, 2024, the UNH stock has a P/E ratio of 38.88. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $15.28 and the stock price of $594.1 per share. An increase of 46% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 26.7 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 21.31. The current 38.88 price-to-earnings ratio is 82% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, UNH's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2024 quarter at 33.33, with a price of $509.26 and an EPS of $15.28. The Sep 2014 quarter saw the lowest point at 15.29, with a price of $86.25 and an EPS of $5.64.

Average

21.31

Median

20.52

Minimum

15.29

Maximum

33.33

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 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg

25.3

5-year avg

22.96

10-year avg

21.31

15-year avg

17.84

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 |
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CNC Centene Corp | 13.34 | $37.26B |

HUM Humana Inc | 24.17 | $41.39B |

CI Cigna Corp | 27.79 | $99.97B |

UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc | 38.88 | $548.6B |

As of Sep 9, 2024, UNH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 38.88.

As an average over the last 3 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 25.3.

As an average over the last 5 years, UNH stock has a PE ratio of 22.96.

The current PE of 38.88 represents the highest historical value in the last ten years.

UNH's current price to earnings ratio is 82% 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 (Sep 9, 2024), Unitedhealth Group's share price is $594.1. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2024 is $15.28. Therefore, Unitedhealth Group's price to earnings ratio for today is 38.88. `PE RATIO(38.88) = STOCK PRICE($594.1) / TTM EPS($15.28)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified. Data from and Sharadar.