UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Hits New Lifetime High Today

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified UnitedHealth Group ( UNH) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified UnitedHealth Group as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • UNH has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $294.0 million.
  • UNH has traded 126,304 shares today.
  • UNH is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on UNH:

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. UNH has a PE ratio of 15.1. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate UnitedHealth Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

The average volume for UnitedHealth Group has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $81.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. The stock has a beta of 0.67 and a short float of 1.9% with 5.89 days to cover. Shares are up 9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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