UNH : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Anthem Posts Strong Q4 Earnings on Increased Membership - Analyst ...

    January 28, 2015
    Anthem Inc. (ANTM) reported fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted net income of $1.73 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  2. Stock Market News for January 26, 2015 - Market News

    January 26, 2015
    Benchmarks ended mostly in the red after gaining for four consecutive days as materials stocks finished in the negative territory
  3. Dow 30 Stock Roundup: AmEx, UnitedHealth Beat, IBM Earnings Fall ...

    January 23, 2015
    The Dow experienced a holiday shortened but successful week, boosted by monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. ...
  4. UnitedHealth Hits 52-Week High on Strong Q4 Earnings - Analyst ...

    January 22, 2015
    Shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) scaled an all-time new 52-week high, led by better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings.
  5. Stock Market News for January 22, 2015 - Market News

    January 22, 2015
    Benchmarks gained for the third-straight session on speculation that ECB might provide more stimulus measures to boost the ...
  6. UnitedHealth Beats on Q4 Earnings, Issues 2015 Guidance - Analyst ...

    January 21, 2015
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) fourth-quarter earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate, earnings grew year over year.
  7. Obamacare Winners: 3 Health Insurers Set to Beat Q4 Earnings ...

    January 20, 2015
    The year 2014 turned out to be a good one for the Health Insurance sector in spite of fears that the Health Care reform would ...
  8. Will Optum Drive UnitedHealth's (UNH) Q4 Earnings Beat? - Analyst ...

    January 19, 2015
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) is expected to beat estimates when it reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before ...
  9. Humana (HUM) Inks ACO Deal with Boulder Community Health - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    Humana Inc. (HUM) recently inked an Accountable Care agreement with Boulder Community Health
  10. UnitedHealth to Serve Business Health Care Group Members - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) has won a big southeast Wisconsin insurance contract from The Business Health Care Group.
  11. Aetna Increases 2014 Membership Guidance & Raises Wages - Analyst ...

    January 14, 2015
    At an investor's conference yesterday Aetna Inc. (AET) announced that it expects its 2014 membership to be higher than it ...
  12. Break Down Modern Market Trends To Grasp Movement

    January 13, 2015
    Convergence points to dynamic conditions that can elicit strong trends while divergence suggests conflict, more typical of ...
  13. Select Medical Guides for 2015, Sees Higher Start-Up Loss - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Select Medical (SEM) unveiled its guidance for 2015. The company expects to deliver earnings between 84 cents and 90 cents ...
  14. Anthem's M&A Ventures, Capital Activities Impress; Costs Rise ...

    January 12, 2015
    On Jan 12, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Anthem Inc. (ANTM), earlier known as WellPoint Inc.
  15. Alere (ALR) Closes Alere Health Sale to Optum for $600M - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    The sale of Alere Health is part of Alere Inc.'s (ALR) key strategic objective to divest its non-core operations to focus ...
  16. Aetna Hits 52-Week High on Strong Guidance, Acquisition - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    The stock of Aetna (AET) touched 52 week high propelled by a strong earnings guidance for 2014 and 2015 provided and the ...
  17. Molina Healthcare Boosts Revenues with Higher Memberships - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    On Jan 8, we issued an updated research report on Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH).
  18. Humana (HUM) Pens ACO Deal with Aurora Health Care - Analyst ...

    January 8, 2015
    Humana Inc. (HUM) recently entered into an Accountable Care agreement with Aurora Health Care.
  19. Health Net Subsidiary Forms ACO with John Muir Health - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    Health Net of California, the wholly owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. (HNT), recently entered into a three-year agreement ...
  20. Aetna Continues to Walk on Growth Path In Spite of Risks - Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    Regardless of facing significant business challenges and uncertainties in 2014, Aetna (AET) has delivered strong top- and ...
  21. World's Top 10 Insurance Companies

    January 7, 2015
    This is a list of the world's ten insurance companies with the largest revenues.
  22. Humana's Latest ACO Targets Kenosha County MA Members - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Humana Inc. (HUM) has inked yet another Accountable Care agreement, this time with United Hospital System.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 3 Best Performing Dow Stocks in 2014 - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2014
    The Dow has experienced a good year, gaining 7.3% to date.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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% ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. Obamacare: Permanent Problem for Health Insurers? - Industry ...

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

    October 29, 2014
    Right Time to Invest in Health Insurance Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  32. When To Buy Strongly Performing Stocks

    October 28, 2014
    A number of stocks continue to perform well, reaching new 52-week highs recently. Is there any upside left? Here are some ...
  33. Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry ...

    October 27, 2014
    Health Insurance: Obamacare Transforming the Industry - Industry Outlook
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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
  36. Health Insurance: Reinvention Through Obamacare - Industry Outlook

    July 9, 2014
    Health Insurance: Reinvention Through Obamacare - Industry Outlook
  37. 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
  38. 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” ...
  39. 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.
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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. ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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.
  45. 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 ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. Investor Unrest Leads The WellPoint CEO To Resign

    August 30, 2012
    Will WellPoint get the change it needs?
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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, ...
  51. A Healthy Growth Strategy

    June 4, 2012
    Despite being a $310 million business, Continucare is one of the largest medical providers in Flordia
  52. 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 ...
  53. 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 ...
  54. 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 ...
  55. CVS Caremark’s Dispensing A Modest Outlook

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

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

    November 1, 2011
    Humana's growth prospects seem much better than Wall Street gives it credit for.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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?
  61. 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.
  62. Three "Triple Play" Healthcare Stocks

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

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

    January 29, 2010
    Will a universal health plan help or hinder the health insurers?
  65. 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.
  66. Potential Bargain Basement Stocks

    October 23, 2009
    These stocks show some potential gain, despite the rally.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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?
  71. 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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