UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Closes 2.46% Up on the Day for February 16

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Dow Jones component UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) saw its stock move 2.46% to $114.57, representing a per-share move of $2.75, on volume of 2.23 million shares for Tuesday.

UnitedHealth Group Inc currently has a total float of 950.67 million shares and moves 4.22 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $112.63 on February 16 and traded between a low of $112.53 and a high of $114.96. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $114.63 and 200-day SMA of $116.81, and it has a high of $126.21 and low of $95.00 over the last year. Its P/E ratio is 18.6 and its P/B ratio is 3.22.

UnitedHealth Group Inc designs products, provides services and applies technologies that improve access to health and well-being services, simplify the health care experience and make health care more affordable.

Based out of Minnetonka, DC, UnitedHealth Group Inc has 200,000 employees and is helmed by CEO Stephen J. Hemsley.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of UnitedHealth Group Inc, check out equities.com’s E.V.A. report for UNH.


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