$MGLN (Magellan Health, Inc.)

$MGLN {{ '2016-07-05T13:07:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MGLN said it has completed its acquisition of Armed Forces Services Corp. (AFSC). AFSC holds about 60 contracts with federal government, and has 1,800 employees and subcontractors, with operations in all 50 states, 3 territories and 8 countries. $MGLN will update its 2016 guidance to include impact of acquisition on next earnings call on July 29.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-19T22:50:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA appointed Sebastian James as SVP and President and Managing Director of Boots. He also will be joining the company in the summer of 2018 and taking up his new role at the beginning of the new fiscal year on Sept. 1. Elizabeth Fagan, who has led Boots since June 2016, will become new Non-Executive Chairman of Boots in the new fiscal year.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-19T12:47:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA BoD declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable 12 March, 2018 to stockholders of record as of 15 Feb., 2018.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:35:18+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 2018, health insurance provider UnitedHealth expects its profits between $16.7-17.3Bil. $UNH expects its premium revenues to reduce $400-500MM due to regulatory changes in Affordable Care Act. The company also plans to invest $200-300MM this year in artificial intelligence, data analytics etc. which would improve its engagement with customers.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:34:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

UnitedHealth's 2017 medical care ratio increased 90 basis points to 82.1% vs. last year. Medical care ratio shows how much money is spent on healthcare from the premiums received by the health insurer. $UNH expects its 2018 medical care ratio to come around 81.5% plus or minus 50 basis points.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:34:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

UnitedHealth's 4Q profits spiked to $3.62Bil whereas revenue was up 9% to $52.06Bil. $UNH's Health Insurance segment brings in more revenues, but Optum segment contributed more to its profits. Optum's profits were up 22% reaching $2.2Bil in 4Q. For 2017, the company reported a non-cash tax benefit of $1.22 per share due to tax reforms.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T13:48:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Largest US health insurer UnitedHealth's profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter to $3.61Bil due to tax benefits. $UNH also crossed $200Bil mark in revenues for FY17. The company now expects to save $1.7Bil in FY18 due to tax reforms. For 2018, the health insurer expects GAAP EPS between $11.65-11.95 and non-GAAP EPS between $12.30-12.60.

$HUM {{ '2018-01-16T20:57:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Healthcare company $HUM has appointed Luis Torres Olivera as President, Health and Well-being, for the Puerto Rico Market. Torres Olivera, who joined the company more than a decade ago, has overseen several key projects. He succeeds Earl Harper, who will be retiring at the end of February 2018.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-16T17:58:43+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$MD {{ '2018-01-10T15:20:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MD announced the acquisition of Tri-Valley Neonatal Medical Group, Inc., a private neonatology physician practice based in California. This was a cash transaction and it is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings. No additional terms of the transaction were disclosed.

$PRGO {{ '2018-01-08T12:05:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PRGO named Uwe Rohrhoff as CEO, effective Jan. 15, 2018, following the retirement of John Hendrickson. Rohrhoff was the former CEO at Gerresheimer AG. Hendrickson to remain with the company until March 15, 2018 to ensure successful transition.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-05T17:43:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$WBA stated that its beauty differentiation stores performed stronger in 1Q18 than in prior quarters. Additionally, the company's beauty category sales in these stores continued to be markedly better than in other stores, resulting in higher retail gross margin and higher comparable retail sales.

$THC {{ '2018-01-05T17:28:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$THC and St. Luke’s Hospital, an independent, non-profit healthcare provider, have entered into a definitive agreement for St. Luke’s to purchase Des Peres Hospital as well as Tenet-owned physician practices and other hospital-affiliated operations in St. Louis. The transaction is expected to be completed early in 2018.

$OMI {{ '2018-01-05T13:04:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Healthcare solutions firm $OMI plans to organize into two units, named Global Solutions and Global Products. The move is in connection with the acquisition and integration of Halyard Health’s Surgical & Infection Prevention business. Global Solutions will contain most of Owens’ legacy business, while Global Products will contain its S&IP business.

$THC {{ '2018-01-04T22:16:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$THC and Baylor Scott & White Health plan to restructure their JV arrangements for three North Texas hospitals by spring of 2018. Baylor Scott & White will acquire $THC’s minority interest in Baylor Scott & White - Centennial and Baylor Scott & White - Lake Pointe. Baylor Scott & White - Sunnyvale will become part of Texas Health Ventures Group.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-04T17:56:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA's all three segments reported an increase in sales in 1Q18 with Retail Pharmacy USA segment's pharmacy sales, which accounts for 72.4% of the division's sales, increasing 14.1%, driven by high prescription volumes. Retail Pharmacy International's sales rose 4.1% to $3.1Bil, while Pharmaceutical Wholesale sales jumped 5.6% to $5.7Bil.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-04T17:48:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA raised the lower end of its FY18 guidance by $0.05 per share and now expects adjusted diluted net EPS in the range of $5.45-5.70. This guidance does not take into account any impact from the recent U.S. tax legislation and assumes current exchange rates for the rest of the fiscal year.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-04T17:41:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharmacy chain $WBA posted a 22.1% slump in its 1Q18 profit, bruised by impairment of the company's equity method investment in Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Profit slumped to $821MM or $0.81 per share from $1.05Bil or $0.97 a year earlier. Sales, however, jumped 7.85% to $30.7Bil. On an adjusted basis, $WBA earned $1.28 per share.

$WBA {{ '2018-01-04T13:51:23+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q1 2018 Highlights

$PFE {{ '2018-01-04T13:11:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Arvinas LLC collaborates with $PFE for the discovery and development of drug candidates using Arvinas' PROTAC Platform, a novel technology used to create small molecule therapeutics aimed at degrading disease-causing cellular proteins. Arvinas may receive up to $830MM in upfront and potential development and commercialization milestone payments.

$THC {{ '2017-12-26T17:43:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$THC and Baylor Scott & White Health have agreed to sell Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - White Rock, a 218-bed hospital located in Dallas, Texas, to Pipeline Health, LLC. The hospital is part of a JV partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, in which $THC is the minority owner. The transaction is expected to be completed in 1Q18.

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