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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Thursday , Analyst Ratings Net reports. The company traded as high as $83.44 and last traded at $83.34, with a volume of 1,623,500 shares. The stock had previously closed at $82.49.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Sterne Agee initiated coverage on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note on Friday, June 27th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note on Friday, June 6th. They now have a $84.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research note on Monday, April 21st. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.33.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $79.58 and a 200-day moving average of $76.79. The company has a market cap of $81.671 billion and a P/E ratio of 15.14.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 17th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $31.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.03 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.16 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that UnitedHealth Group will post $5.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) diversified health and well-being company.

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