UNH : Analysis & Opinions

  1. UnitedHealth Q4 EPS Surge 56% on Strong Enrollment

    January 17, 2017
    Despite a beat in fourth quarter earnings results Tuesday, UnitedHealth shares are trading more than 1% lower.
  2. What to Expect in UnitedHealth Q4 Earnings

    January 16, 2017
    The company's Optum health services unit, which last week agreed to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates, will likely be in focus.
  3. UnitedHealth Puts Fitbit on Its Fitness Plan

    January 6, 2017
    It's been a rocky road for Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) stock since the wearables leader announced weaker-than-expected quarterly ...
  4. Sarepta Drug Gets UnitedHealth Coverage (SRPT, UNH)

    December 2, 2016
    At long last! Sarepta's muscular dystrophy drug Exondys 51 finally got coverage by UnitedHealth insurance.
  5. What's Behind Corporate America’s Profit Surge

    November 30, 2016
    Money machine: corporate profits rose 5.2% in the third quarter led by financials, technology, basic materials and utilities
  6. UnitedHealth Nearing Another 52-Week High (UNH)

    November 22, 2016
    Benefiting from strong investor confidence, UnitedHealth Group is riding a recent wave of establishing new 52-week highs. ...
  7. 5 Stocks Commanding the Dow Bull Market (MMM, CVX)

    November 6, 2016
    Just 5 stocks—United Healthcare, 3M, Chevron, Caterpillar and IBM—are responsible for 81% of the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial ...
  8. Top 4 Health Insurance Providers for Entrepreneurs (UNH)

    September 16, 2016
    If you are self-employed or starting a small business, four health insurers provide solid options for coverage aimed at entrepreneurs ...
  9. Top 5 Health Insurance Providers for the Self-Employed (HUM, ...

    September 14, 2016
    Under the ACA, the self-employed have more health insurance options than ever before. Find out which providers offer the ...
  10. Break Down Modern Market Trends To Grasp Movement

    August 31, 2016
    Convergence points to dynamic conditions that can elicit strong trends while divergence suggests conflict, more typical of ...
  11. Is the Affordable Care Act Failing?

    August 19, 2016
    Another big insurer has pulled out of Obamacare-mandated insurance exchanges. As competition dwindles, will healthcare reform ...
  12. Who Is Driving Delta's Management Team?

    August 15, 2016
    Three key members of the management team make the most important business decisions and manage corporate governance at Delta ...
  13. Affordable Care Act Losses Continue to Mount for Insurers (AET, ...

    August 3, 2016
    Aetna becomes the latest insurer to announce losses for Affordable Care Act insurance plans.
  14. These 3 Dow Stocks Are Up 20% YTD (UNH,VZ,WMT)

    July 27, 2016
    These three blue chips in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have appreciated 20% year to date.
  15. Will United Health Beat Q2 Earnings Expectations?

    July 18, 2016
    The bellwether of the managed care sector will be the first major health company to report results following Brexit.
  16. Obamacare: Steep Premium Hikes Expected in 2017

    May 19, 2016
    Here's why health insurance premiums are expected to spike in 2017.
  17. T Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund Performance Case Study (PRHSX)

    May 4, 2016
    Learn more about the T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund, including the historical performance and financial trends by quarter ...
  18. How Aetna and Humana Benefited from UnitedHealth's Decisions ...

    April 24, 2016
    Find out how industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc. spurred an industry-wide change to how insurers are looking at future ...
  19. Will UnitedHealth Beat Earnings Expectations? (UNH)

    April 18, 2016
    The fact that both its earnings and revenue are projected to climb above 15% year over year underscores the strength of UnitedHealth's ...
  20. 3 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Health Care Mutual Funds (VGHCX, ...

    April 2, 2016
    Find out which mutual funds are paying the highest dividend yields in the health care sector, which has underperformed all ...
  21. Health Care ETFs to Date: 2016 Performance Review (IHI, XBI)

    April 2, 2016
    Find out how the health care sector has been performing in 2016, and which health care ETFs have been the best and worst ...
  22. 5 Reasons to Pay Attention to UnitedHealth's Financials (UNH)

    March 28, 2016
    Find out why you should care about the financial statements for UnitedHealth Group, the nation's leading health carrier, ...
  23. Why UnitedHealth Took Longer to Enter the Public Exchange (UNH)

    March 28, 2016
    Discover why the country's largest insurer, UnitedHealth Group, was late to join the Obamacare public insurance exchanges, ...
  24. How the Affordable Care Act Affects UnitedHealth's Profits (UNH)

    March 25, 2016
    Find out why the public exchanges in the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, cost America's largest insurance ...
  25. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (VGHCX)

    March 25, 2016
    Evaluate the composition of the Vanguard Health Care Fund, and study how the fund's makeup has evolved over the previous ...
  26. World's Top 10 Insurance Companies

    March 23, 2016
    These are the 10 largest insurance companies in the world.
  27. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (PRHSX)

    March 23, 2016
    Discover how the T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund is positioned in 2016, and learn what trends in the portfolio may help ...
  28. (XLV) Healthcare SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top five stocks in the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund, and learn if they can help power your portfolio ...
  29. Healthcare Sector: Industries Snapshot (XLV, JNJ)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover the six industries that make up the health care sector in the Standard and Poor's 500, and learn which companies ...
  30. The World's Top 10 Health Care Companies (UNH, MDT)

    March 9, 2016
    Discover the world's top 10 health care companies according to market capitalization, including a brief summary of each.
  31. These 11 Dow Stocks Are Up Over the Last Year

    February 23, 2016
    Just 11 stocks in the DJIA have appreciated over the past year. Which (if any) is the best bet?
  32. Analyzing UnitedHealth Group’s Return on Equity (UNH)

    February 20, 2016
    Learn more about the outlook for UnitedHealth Group in 2016, and discover the company's historical and future return on equity ...
  33. Why a Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Healthcare (and Healthcare ...

    December 21, 2015
    A look at the immediate and long-term effects of Obamacare on the U.S. healthcare industry and medical economy.
  34. Health Insurance Providers Hit by Obamacare Fears

    November 20, 2015
    On Thursday, stocks of health-insurance companies plunged after investors became jittery about the long term profitability ...
  35. How does the role of Medicare/Medicaid affect the drugs sector ...

    July 27, 2015
    Read about the impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the drugs sector in the United States and how some doctors get rich by ...
  36. What Is the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry?

    July 2, 2015
    PBMs, acting as third party administrators and negotiators, are essential to facilitating transactions between the moving ...
  37. 7 Industries Benefiting From Obamacare

    June 23, 2015
    Though the medical industry fears government intrusion, certain sectors in healthcare will benefit from Obamacare in the ...
  38. How Obamacare Affected The Insurance Industry (AET, CI)

    June 16, 2015
    A look at the past five years shows that far from suffering at the expense of greater health benefits for average Americans, ...
  39. Most Important Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2015

    June 15, 2015
    Nearly halfway through the year, 2015 is proving to be a big one for mergers and acquisitions.
  40. Top Healthcare Stocks Rallying Under Obamacare

    June 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry, bullish via Obamacare, has plenty of stocks with major upside.
  41. Top 10 Most Innovative Apps Of 2015 (So Far)

    May 19, 2015
    Each year, thousands of companies launch with the hopes of creating the next great product. While some of them will end up ...
  42. How UnitedHealth Group Makes its Money

    April 30, 2015
    Here's how UnitedHealth Group, poised to grow even more, rakes it in.
  43. Trade Healthcare Providers with this ETF

    February 27, 2015
    In good times and bad times one of the best sectors for retail investors to look into is the healthcare providers. Here's ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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. ...
  46. 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. ...