Stocks Under Profitability Radar: UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $161.58 with percentage change of -0.23% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margins can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 3.60% profit margins that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. The operating profit margins is its sub part that firm has 6.70%. Moving toward returns ratio, UNH has returns on investment of 10.10% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 5.50% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 18.30%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by UNH with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 1.19%. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.88 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.50 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 1.19%.

Moving on tracing line, Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $62.12 with percentage change of 0.24%.

The Co has positive 1.20% profit margins to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margins and operating profit margins are its sub parts that firm have 2.70%. CNC has returns on investment of 10.80%. The returns on assets were 2.50% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 8.70%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by CNC with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 9.66%. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.80, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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