UnitedHealth Group signage is displayed on a monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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Insurer UnitedHealth is Wall Street analysts’ favorite stock based on highest percentage of buy ratings.
CNBC used FactSet to screen all the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies looking for the stocks with the highest percentage of buy ratings compared with total ratings. FactSet gives each company a composite score based on its ratings by analysts.
Washington’s threat of “Medicare for All” getting passed has pressured shares of UnitedHealth, driving them negative for the year. But despite UnitedHealth being shut out of the Dow’s rally in the first half of 2019, analysts are optimistic about the healthcare company’s fundamentals.
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