$UNH (UnitedHealth Group Incorporated)

$UNH {{ '2016-07-19T13:34:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Minneapolis-based healthcare services company $UNH said that independent estimates project a growth of more than 20% per year in healthcare financial services market. The number of people using health benefit accounts is expected to expand and their account balances are projected to increase, the company said.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:56:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In Optum segment, $UNH is focusing on three key areas for growth; strong sales pipeline of $40Bil, growing YTD sales and backlog. On MedicareAdvantage, the company expects to outperform the market in 2018 with a positive long-term outlook for the industry. $UNH also feels that the return of insurer's fee will be the single largest headwind in 2018.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:51:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Despite forgoing over $1.8Bil in revenues due to the withdrawal from the ACA individual insurance market and the health insurance tax moratorium, $UNH revenues increased nearly 9% to $40.8Bil. Health insurer also announced that the partnership with AARP will continue through at least 2025 to offer Medicare related products under AARP brand.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:48:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Health insurance giant $UNH said it served 2.5MM more people in 2Q17 vs. 2Q16, excluding the individual market. The business model of the insurer is focused on addressing the healthcare needs of consumers in areas like group Medicare Advantage, Medicaid programs in emerging markets like Brazil and established markets.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNH expects its stellar performance in first half to carry forward in the second half of 2017 and into 2018. On a global basis, the insurer serves 139MM people, including 126MM in the United States. UnitedHealth believes it is on target to exceed the $200Bil mark in 2017 for the first time.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T14:47:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH's 2Q revenues increased approx. 8% crossing $50Bil. The insurer is on target to reach annual revenues of $200Bil for the first time. Total enrollment jumped 3% to 49.5MM people. Medical care ratio (MCR), a key indicator to measure financial health of insurance firms, increased 20 bps reaching 82.2%, in line with industry standards.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T14:46:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH, the largest health insurer in US, reported stellar results in 2Q17 backed by the growth from its Optum segment. The insurance giant raised its 2017 outlook. $UNH now expects its 2017 GAAP EPS to be $9.20-9.35 and adjusted EPS to be $9.75-9.90. UnitedHealth is the first firm in its industry to report earnings every quarter.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T12:59:21+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$UNH Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$UNH {{ '2017-06-09T18:05:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH announced 700 new jobs are coming to Ohio. $UNH is hiring for new positions over the next two years to support care providers and individuals nationwide who are enrolled in $UNH plans. The 700 new employees will work out of a newly renovated space in Dublin, which will re-open in September, with the capacity to house up to 1,000 employees.

$UNH {{ '2017-06-07T13:57:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH's BoD authorized payment of a cash dividend of $0.75 per share, to be paid on June 27, 2017, to all shareholders of record as of June 19, 2017. This dividend represents a 20% increase over the quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share the company paid in 2Q16.

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T15:48:41+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Regarding Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) and OptumCare markets, $UNH said about 17 of the current OptumCare primary care markets overlap with SCA locations. The company added that SCA has about 17 markets where OptumCare is not positioned. OptumCare business, which specializes in primary and urgent care, plans to combine with SCA in a $2.3Bil deal.

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T15:40:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNH saw strong earnings growth from its Optum portfolio, which provides pharmacy benefits management and technology services. The company expanded overall Optum margin by 40 basis points during 1Q17, while making strategic investments within OptumHealth. Revenue at OptumHealth in 1Q17 grew 18% YoY and earnings grew 11%.

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T14:07:15+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$UNH UnitedHealth Group Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q1 2017 highlights

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T11:03:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH's 1Q17 medical care ratio of 82.4% increased 70 basis points year-over-year, impacted by a 150 basis point increase from the health insurance tax moratorium offset by reduced levels of individual ACA business and other factors. Medical cost reserves developed favorably by $450MM in 1Q17, up from $360MM last year.

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T11:02:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH lifted its 2017 revenue outlook to about $200Bil from $197-199Bil. The company raised its EPS guidance to $9.10-9.30 from $8.75-9.05 and its adjusted EPS estimate to $9.65-9.85 from $9.30-9.60. $UNH now predicts cash flow from operations of about $12Bil compared to prior forecast of $11.5-12Bil.

$UNH {{ '2017-04-18T11:02:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH reported a jump in 1Q17 earnings driven by higher revenue as well as its focus on quality and consistency continues to strengthen its business. Net income rose to $2.17Bil or $2.23 per share from $1.61Bil or $1.67 per share last year. Revenue grew to $48.72Bil from $44.53Bil. Adjusted EPS increased to $2.37 from $1.81.

$UNH {{ '2017-02-09T14:13:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH's BoD authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.625 per share of its common stock. The dividend will be paid on March 21, 2017, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 10, 2017.

$UNH {{ '2017-02-09T12:06:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH has recognized the $350MM impact of its Penn Treaty assessments in 4Q16, following accounting and legal consultations. As a result, $UNH reduced its 4Q16 and full year 2016 EBIT by $350MM or $0.23 diluted net EPS. The adjustment has no impact on the previously reported 4Q16 and full year 2016 adjusted net earnings or adjusted EPS.

$UNH {{ '2017-01-17T15:10:15+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNH said that internationally, in Brazil the growth was not organic but was from a small acquisition of both a health insurance company and a healthcare delivery company. Regarding Optum expansion in UK, the company is in bids and discussions with about five different areas and expects to see some outcomes in the first six to nine months of 2017.

$UNH {{ '2017-01-17T14:24:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In Medicaid, $UNH said that it added 100,000 people in 4Q16, bringing the full-year growth to 585,000 people. The company added that in 2017, it will introduce services in the states of Virginia and Missouri and plans to enter Colorado via the pending partnership with Rocky Mountain Health Plan.

$UNH {{ '2017-01-17T14:19:59+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In Medicare, $UNH grew its medical membership organically by 625,000 people, of which about two-thirds was through Medicare Advantage. The positive Medicare Advantage performance in 2016 was driven by the combination of premium and benefit stability, and improved service and clinical performance, leading to good retention rates.

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