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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, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Turnover Ratios
Receivables turnover
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover
Average No. Days
Average receivable collection period
Average payables payment period

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. UnitedHealth Group Inc. receivables turnover ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. UnitedHealth Group Inc. payables turnover ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

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, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Premiums
Accounts receivable, net of allowances
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
CVS Health Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
HCA Healthcare Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Premiums ÷ 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. receivables turnover ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Payables Turnover

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

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Medical costs
Medical costs payable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
CVS Health Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
HCA Healthcare Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Payables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Payables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
Payables turnover = Medical costs ÷ 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. payables turnover ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Working Capital Turnover

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

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Premiums
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
CVS Health Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
HCA Healthcare Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
Working capital turnover = Premiums ÷ Working capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.


Average Receivable Collection Period

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
CVS Health Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
HCA Healthcare Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 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, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
CVS Health Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
HCA Healthcare Inc.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 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.