UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) Releases FY12 Earnings Guidance
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) issued an update on its FY12 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.20-5.25 for the period.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) opened at 57.49 on Tuesday. UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) has a 52-week low of $42.86 and a 52-week high of $60.75. The company has a market cap of $59.370 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.64.
UnitedHealth Group last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 16th. The company reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.34 by $0.16. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) will post $5.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase reiterated a restricted rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a neutral rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note to investors on Wednesday, October 10th. Finally, analysts at Oppenheimer reiterated a market perform rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note to investors on Tuesday, October 9th. They now have a $61.00 price target on the stock.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UnitedHealth Group) is a diversified health and well-being company. The Company operates in four segments: UnitedHealthcare, which includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State; OptumHealth; OptumInsight, and OptumRx.
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