1. As of noon trading, UnitedHealth Group ( UNH) is up $0.68 (0.9%) to $74.75 on light volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of UnitedHealth Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.05-$74.99 after having opened the day at $74.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.07.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $74.2 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 36.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate UnitedHealth Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates UnitedHealth Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full UnitedHealth Group Ratings Report now.

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