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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)


Profitability Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

UnitedHealth Group Inc., profitability ratios

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Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) 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
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s net profit margin improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s ROE improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s ROA improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Gross Profit Margin

UnitedHealth Group Inc., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Gross profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenues hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, 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

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 Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Revenues
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.

Operating Profit Margin

UnitedHealth Group Inc., operating profit margin 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)
Earnings from operations hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenues hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, 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
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, 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 Operating profit margin = 100 × Earnings from operations ÷ Revenues
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Net Profit Margin

UnitedHealth Group Inc., net profit margin 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
Revenues hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, 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
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, 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 Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings attributable to UnitedHealth Group common shareholders ÷ Revenues
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s net profit margin improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Equity (ROE)

UnitedHealth Group Inc., ROE 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
Shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, 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
ROE, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, 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 ROE = 100 × Net earnings attributable to UnitedHealth Group common shareholders ÷ Shareholders’ equity
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s ROE improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Assets (ROA)

UnitedHealth Group Inc., ROA 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
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, 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
ROA, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, 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 ROA = 100 × Net earnings attributable to UnitedHealth Group common shareholders ÷ Total assets
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s ROA improved from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.