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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 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.

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.

Average

20.22

Median

20.2

Minimum

13.47

Maximum

27.54

Maximum annual increase: 33.63% in 2013

Maximum annual decrease: -9.86% in 2022

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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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% |

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.

3-year avg

24.15

5-year avg

21.55

10-year avg

20.22

15-year avg

16.81

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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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 |

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

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

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

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 12% 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 (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.