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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)


Long-term Debt and Solvency Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

UnitedHealth Group Inc., debt and solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Debt to equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest coverage hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-10).

Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s debt-to-equity ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018.
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s debt-to-capital ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018.

Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.

Debt to Equity

UnitedHealth Group Inc., debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Commercial paper and current maturities of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, less current maturities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to equity1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors
Becton, Dickinson & Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuitive Surgical Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Medtronic PLC hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stryker Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Industry
Health Care hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-10).

2018 Calculations

1 Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Shareholders’ equity
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s debt-to-equity ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018.

Debt to Capital

UnitedHealth Group Inc., debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Commercial paper and current maturities of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, less current maturities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to capital1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors
Becton, Dickinson & Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuitive Surgical Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Medtronic PLC hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stryker Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Industry
Health Care hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-10).

2018 Calculations

1 Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s debt-to-capital ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018.

Interest Coverage

UnitedHealth Group Inc., interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net earnings attributable to UnitedHealth Group common shareholders hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Income tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Interest expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Interest coverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors
Becton, Dickinson & Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuitive Surgical Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Medtronic PLC hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stryker Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Industry
Health Care hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-10).

2018 Calculations

1 Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
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Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.