$BRK.A (Berkshire Hathaway Inc.)

$BRK.A {{ '2016-01-26T05:35:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Diversified company $BRK.A said its acquisition of $PCP, a complex metal components and products maker, will close on Jan. 29, 2016. The waiting periods have expired or been terminated and the clearances or approvals have been granted in the necessary jurisdictions.

$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.

$PGR {{ '2017-07-18T13:59:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PGR reported a 48% increase in net earnings for June, 2017 compared to June, 2016. Net income was $89.6MM or $0.15 per share versus $60.5MM or $0.10 per share in the prior-year period. Net premiums written grew 9% to $2Bil and net premiums earned grew 13% to $1.9Bil in June, 2017 versus June, 2016.

$PGR {{ '2017-07-18T13:54:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PGR reported a 93% increase in 2Q17 net earnings. Net income grew to $367.6MM or $0.63 per share compared to $190.9MM or $0.33 per share in 2Q16. Net premiums written and net premiums earned both grew 14% to $6.7Bil and $6.3Bil respectively during 2Q17.

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

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

$PG {{ '2017-07-17T22:15:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG said it continues to execute on bold productivity initiatives and plans to deliver up to $10Bil over the next five fiscal years. The company recently announced a 3% increase to its quarterly dividend, and expects total dividend payments to shareholders of more than $7Bil in FY17.

$HUM {{ '2017-07-12T13:21:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HUM and Oscar Health are launching a strategic partnership to offer commercial health insurance to small businesses in a nine-county Nashville, Tenn. area.

$COST {{ '2017-07-06T13:10:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$COST’s net sales increased 7% annually to $12.17Bil in June. Comparable store sales grew 6.5% during the month in the US and 3.2% in Canada. Other International comparable store sales were higher by 6.2% compared to June 2016. In the 44 weeks ended July 2, total sales advanced 6% from the year-ago period.

$RNR {{ '2017-06-26T21:09:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Insurance firm $RNR said its subsidiary RenaissanceRe Finance has agreed to sell $300MM of 3.450% Senior Notes due 2027, in a public offering. The offering is expected to be closed on or about June 29, 2017. The net proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.

$HUM {{ '2017-06-23T14:50:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HUM has named Sam Deshpande to the newly created position of SVP and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Deshpande will report directly to President and CEO Bruce Broussard. He comes to $HUM from Capital One.

$PGR {{ '2017-06-14T16:05:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PGR reported net income for the month of May 2017 of $81.4MM or $0.14 per share, up from $75.9MM or $0.13 per share last year. Net premiums written grew 15% to $2.01Bil and net premiums earned increased 14% to $1.95Bil.

$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.

$COST {{ '2017-06-01T12:07:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$COST reported net sales for the month of May 2017 of $9.86Bil, up 7% from $9.23Bil in the previous year quarter. Comparable sales for the month of May increased 4.1%. For 39-week ended May 28, 2017, net sales rose 6% to $92.11Bil and comparable sales increased 3.3%.

$COST {{ '2017-05-25T22:20:24+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$COST said for low margin retailers, inflation can be slightly beneficial while deflation tends to cause a negative impact. The categories that are affected the most are fresh foods as it involves higher labor. Deflation has modified slightly but it is still impacting the company at present.

$COST {{ '2017-05-25T22:01:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$COST started 2017 with 14 business centers and has lined up four this year totaling 18, including the company’s first one in Canada. The company will continue to open more business centers over the coming years even though it will be lower in terms of capacity when compared to warehouses.

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