UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:UNH)

About the company

UnitedHealth Group, Inc. engages in the provision of health care coverage, software, and data consultancy services. It operates through the following segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. The UnitedHealthcare segment utilizes Optum's capabilities to help coordinate patient care, improve affordability of medical care, analyze cost trends, manage pharmacy benefits, work with care providers more effectively, and create a simpler consumer experience. The OptumHealth segment provides health services business serving the broad health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, government, life sciences companies, and consumers. The OptumInsight segment focuses on data and analytics, technology, and information to help major participants in the health care industry. The OptumRx segment provides pharmacy care services. The company was founded by Richard T. Burke in January 1977 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.


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David Scott Wichmann


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. UNH 292819.42 244422.00 5.06 21.28 5.63
Anthem, Inc. ANTM 69225.52 109168.00 2.13 14.45 4.38
Cigna Corp. CI 68433.12 154223.00 1.48 13.89 3.19
Humana, Inc. HUM 52979.58 67716.00 4.23 20.28 3.86
Centene Corp. CNC 29716.80 82220.00 1.61 33.13 1.03
Molina Healthcare, Inc. MOH 11685.24 17127.00 6.67 16.27 4.19
Magellan Health, Inc. MGLN 1884.75 7214.00 1.31 25.21 1.02
Triple-S Management Corp. GTS 461.28 3409.00 0.49 14.45 0.94

Latest insider transactions

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With elective procedures delayed, UnitedHealth profit spikes

17h ago, source: SFGate

The nation's largest health insurer more than doubled its profit in the second quarter, as COVID-19 shutdowns kept patients ...

5 Things UnitedHealth Is Saying About a Really, Really Strange Quarter

12h ago, source: Think Advisor

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UnitedHealth profit doubles as COVID-19 delays some surgeries

12h ago, source: Reuters

UnitedHealth Group Inc on Wednesday said its second-quarter profit more than doubled, as the largest U.S. health insurer's medical costs fell after the coronavirus outbreak forced Americans to delay ...

UnitedHealth Q2 Profits Double Amid COVID-19 Slowdown; Buy With Target Price $384

17h ago, source: YAHOO!

UnitedHealth Group Inc reported that its second-quarter profits doubled to $6.64 billion from $3.29 billion a year earlier as COVID-19 pandemic halted less urgent surgeries.

UnitedHealth Group's Earnings Double in the Second Quarter Due to COVID-19

22h ago, source: Nasdaq

The Motley Fool recommends UnitedHealth Group. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. The views and opinions expressed ...

UnitedHealth: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

12h ago, source: Times Union

The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $5.18 per share. The largest U.S. heal ...

UnitedHealth profit beats views but revenue misses

1d ago, source: MarketWatch on MSN.com

UnitedHealth Group Inc. said profit for the second quarter rose as the company accounted for the deferral of care due to the coronavirus pandemic, though ...

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