UNH : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: 2 Health Insurers to Benefit - ...

    December 19, 2014
    The managed care plans have benefited from Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion which went into effect in Jan 2014.
  2. Humana (HUM) Scales a 52-Week High on Strategic Alliances - ...

    December 19, 2014
    On Dec 18, 2014, shares of Humana Inc. (HUM) scaled a new 52-week high of $149.09 supported by a slew of positives.
  3. 3 Best Performing Dow Stocks in 2014 - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2014
    The Dow has experienced a good year, gaining 7.3% to date.
  4. Health Net Reveals 2015 Guidance, Ups Buyback Program - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    Health Net, Inc. (HNT) recently disclosed its preliminary estimates for full-year 2015.
  5. UnitedHealth: Benefitting from Diversified Portfolio - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    UnitedHealth (UNH) is one of the biggest and most-diversified health insurers in the U.S.
  6. UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    December 18, 2014
    UnitedHealth's third-quarter earnings of $1.63 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.10. Earnings also grew 6.5% ...
  7. Magellan Health Reiterates 2014 Outlook, Initiates for 2015 - ...

    December 17, 2014
    Magellan Health, Inc. (MGLN) recently disclosed the preliminary estimates for 2015 wherein the company expects earnings between ...
  8. Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry ...

    October 29, 2014
    Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry Outlook
  9. Right Time to Invest in Health Insurance Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 29, 2014
    Right Time to Invest in Health Insurance Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  10. Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry ...

    October 27, 2014
    Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry Outlook
  11. Early Q3 Earnings Not Driving the Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2014
    This morning's solid jobless claims report and a slew of earnings announcements will likely have no bearing on the overall ...
  12. Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day

    August 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day
  13. Health Insurance: Reinvention Through Obamacare - Industry Outlook

    July 9, 2014
    Health Insurance: Reinvention Through Obamacare - Industry Outlook
  14. Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day

    May 4, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) - Bull of the Day
  15. Rising dividend payments remain one of the best ways to fight higher interest rates and inflation over the long term.

    There’s Still Room For Dividends In Your Portfolio

    January 7, 2014
    When the Fed decided to begin tapering, it sent shockwaves throughout the dividend stock sector. However, those “shockwaves” ...
  16. Top 5 Highest Yielding Zacks #1 Ranked High Yield Bond Mutual ...

    June 7, 2013
    For the average investor, high yield mutual funds are the best method to invest in bonds rated below investment grade, popularly ...
  17. WellPoint Cheaper Than UnitedHealth, But The Risks Are Higher

    June 3, 2013
    WellPoint may deserve a discount, but the shares look cheap even on modest expectations.
  18. Should You Invest In Insurance Stocks?

    December 11, 2012
    Don't judge insurance stocks by looking at the latest catastrophe. Washington lawmakers can change the fate of insurance ...
  19. Health Insurance Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    November 27, 2012
    The health insurance industry has confronted many external challenges in the recent past, such as an uncertain regulatory ...
  20. Election Implications for Stock Investing - Investment Ideas

    November 9, 2012
    The presidential election just ended and, regardless of how your choice fared, it's now time to comprehend what an Obama ...
  21. CIGNA Advances CAC Initiative - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    In an effort to improve the quality of patient care and make health care more affordable, U.S. health insurer CIGNA Corp. ...
  22. S&P Upgrades UnitedHealth - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    Rating agency Standard & Poor's ("S&P") has lifted the long- and short-term credit ratings on UnitedHealth Group ...
  23. Assurant Seems To Be Baking In Much Tougher Times

    September 19, 2012
    Analaysts are down on Assurant, but financial outperformance could boost the stock significantly.
  24. A.M. Best Rates Cigna's New Units - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    The financial strength ratings ("FSR") and issuer credit ratings ("ICR") of the subsidiaries of American Financial Group ...
  25. AET Renews Agreement, Creates PCMH - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) announced that it has renewed the agreement with Novant Health Care. According to the new ...
  26. Investor Unrest Leads The WellPoint CEO To Resign

    August 30, 2012
    Will WellPoint get the change it needs?
  27. Aetna to Acquire Coventry - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) signed an agreement to acquire Coventry Health Care Inc. (CVH) for $7.3 billion. The ...
  28. Health Insurance Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 27, 2012
    The health insurance industry has confronted many external challenges in the recent past, such as rising costs, a shortage ...
  29. WellPoint Buys More Medicaid Exposure

    July 9, 2012
    WellPoint is paying up for a highly accretive deal in Medicaid. However, even with the market reacting well to this deal, ...
  30. A Healthy Growth Strategy

    June 4, 2012
    Despite being a $310 million business, Continucare is one of the largest medical providers in Flordia
  31. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    March 30, 2012
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  32. 7 Great Names for Dividend Yield

    March 30, 2012
    Large, dividend-paying equities are good portfolio additions in this low-interest-rate environment, says asset manager Chip ...
  33. Ruling Or Not, Healthcare Still Wins

    March 29, 2012
    The Affordable Care Act finally goes in front of the Supreme Court. However, the Justice’s ruling may not matter. Healthcare ...
  34. CVS Caremark’s Dispensing A Modest Outlook

    February 10, 2012
    Much of CVS Caremark's future growth is already discounted in the share price.
  35. Uncertainty Still Means Discount For WellPoint

    November 30, 2011
    Uncertainty still means discount for WellPoint.
  36. No Rattle At HUM

    November 1, 2011
    Humana's growth prospects seem much better than Wall Street gives it credit for.
  37. Top 3 Sectors For Value Investors

    February 8, 2011
    As the U.S. economy has recovered, so have the equity markets. Learn the best-value sectors that investors should focus on. ...
  38. Buy Into Long-Term Care

    December 28, 2010
    The long-term care industry continues to grow. Here's a look at how some of these healthcare companies and stocks performed ...
  39. Companies Spin Off To Boost Stock Prices

    September 10, 2010
    Many major companies are planning to spin off various businesses in an effort to boost lagging stock prices.
  40. 5 Stocks With Solid Cash Flow

    August 3, 2010
    While a company's reported earnings may not tell the whole story, cash flow usually does.
  41. BP's Management: Will A Change Do The Company Good?

    July 27, 2010
    BP announced that it will replace CEO Tony Haward. How will investors take the news?
  42. 5 Book Value Bargains

    July 7, 2010
    On average, an entire portfolio of stocks purchased at low book values will likely do well.
  43. Low P/E Stocks In Every Sector

    June 30, 2010
    There are low P/E stocks in every sector, and these are just a few of them.
  44. Three "Triple Play" Healthcare Stocks

    May 5, 2010
    These stocks have all the numbers that momentum investors love.
  45. A Careful Growth Strategy

    March 29, 2010
    Despite being a $230 million business, Continucare is one of the largest medical providers in Flordia
  46. Universal Healthcare: A Win For Health Insurers?

    January 29, 2010
    Will a universal health plan help or hinder the health insurers?
  47. Why Today's Market Dictates Pessimism

    November 18, 2009
    Investing as if the markets can only go up is a recipe for disaster, while embracing pessimism will keep you in the game. ...
  48. Potential Bargain Basement Stocks

    October 23, 2009
    These stocks show some potential gain, despite the rally.
  49. Value Is En Vogue Again

    September 21, 2009
    Now that the bull market is slowing down, value stocks like Humana and Lockheed-Martin are likely to come back into favor. ...
  50. The Buffett Stock You Should Be Buying

    May 13, 2009
    In addition to owning whole companies, the Oracle owns $49 billion in equities. You might want to get in on some of them. ...
  51. Ways To Make Money In Healthcare Growth

    May 7, 2009
    Growth in demand for services is having a positive impact on earnings for companies across the entire healthcare sector. ...
  52. Five Large-Cap February Flops

    March 4, 2009
    Will selling your stock now save you from future floundering, or can you stomach the flops as they come?
  53. Buy Into Long-Term Care

    January 5, 2009
    Play the baby boom with long-term care stocks.
  54. Molina Healthcare Targets The Uninsured

    April 18, 2006
    MOH investors have an opportunity to reap the rewards of Molina's noble efforts.
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