We’ll look at a growth-neutral valuation metric, the PEG (price-to-earnings-to-growth) ratio, for UNH’s valuation. It is a key valuation multiple used for the comparison of companies with different growth profiles in different industries. On October 3, UNH had a 12-month forward PEG ratio of ~1.05x. Peers Aetna (AET), Humana (HUM), and Cigna (CI) had forward PEG ratios of 1.5x, 1.0x, and 0.75x, respectively. Their forward PEs were 16.7x, 19.9x, and 14.2x, respectively.
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