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UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH)

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Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

UnitedHealth Group Inc., short-term (operating) activity ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Turnover Ratios
Receivables turnover
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover
Average No. Days
Average receivable collection period
Average payables payment period

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover.
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period.

Receivables Turnover

UnitedHealth Group Inc., receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenues
Accounts receivable, net of allowances
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Revenues ÷ Accounts receivable, net of allowances
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Payables Turnover

UnitedHealth Group Inc., payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of revenues
Medical costs payable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Payables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Payables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Payables turnover = Cost of revenues ÷ Medical costs payable
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

UnitedHealth Group Inc., working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Revenues
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Working capital turnover = Revenues ÷ Working capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital.

Average Receivable Collection Period

UnitedHealth Group Inc., average receivable collection period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover.

Average Payables Payment Period

UnitedHealth Group Inc., average payables payment period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-14), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period.