NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $55.94 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.
The average volume for UnitedHealth Group has been 6.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $54.72 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8, above the average health services industry P/E ratio of 10.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates UnitedHealth Group as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full