|Bid||190.04 x 100|
|Ask||193.33 x 100|
|Day's Range||191.37 - 195.10|
|52 Week Range||143.66 - 227.13|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.10|
|Earnings Date||May 3, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.04 (0.02%)|
|1y Target Est||237.33|
Anthem's (ANTM) acquisition of America's 1st Choice falls in line with its strategy to expand in the Medicare Advantage market.
Cigna, Centene, Molina and Anthem say profit margins are improving in the individual Obamacare business under the Affordable Care Act.
Markets began to rebound on Monday after their worst week in nearly two years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 both climbed over 1.30%. Still, analysts are divided over whether the recent sell-off is over just yet.
Health insurers like Anthem and Cigna are highlighting their technology investments in the wake of the announcement that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will form a healthcare company.
E-commerce giant Amazon.com (AMZN) has joined forces with Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) to create a not-for-profit healthcare company for all US employees in an effort to reduce their workers’ health costs. This is massive news for the healthcare industry, and it could potentially have consequences for health insurers as well as for tech firms that are ready to be acquired by the company or are already partnering with it.
Health insurers are forecasting improved 2018 Obamacare profits and stability in the marketplace for this year and potential expansions for 2019.
President Trump’s State of the Union address left some declaring that he has “thrown in the towel” on repealing Obamacare. But conversations I’ve had with people in the Trump White House make clear that health care, including Obamacare, remains front-and-center for this administration.
U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp on Thursday weighed in on the debate on soaring U.S. healthcare prices, saying it had cut the medical cost growth rate for its corporate customers in 2017 to half that of rivals, but the pace was still unsustainable. The comments came during mounting concern about medical costs, whose growth typically runs several percentage points higher than inflation and which now account for 18 percent of the U.S. economy. Cigna, which also reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and gave an upbeat 2018 outlook, said it kept corporate costs down by making sure patients were receiving appropriate care and follow-up and by paying doctors and hospitals based on their success in managing patient health.
Cigna CEO David Cordani believes the health company created by Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway will escalate the move away from fee-for-service medicine to value-based care models.
Cigna Corp, which manages healthcare benefits for some of the largest U.S. corporations, said on Thursday that medical costs among its customers grew less than 3 percent in 2017, below its expectations. ...
The Seattle-based tech giant wants to turn its current medical supplies business into a major distributor of more specialized equipment, such as hip implants. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Dan Roberts, and Ethan Wolff-Mann debate whether or not Amazon is taking on too much.
U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp's fourth-quarter profit beat analysts' expectations on Thursday on higher enrollment and the company forecast 2018 earnings above Wall Street estimates.
Cigna CEO David Cordani discusses the health services company quarterly earnings, the changes to the health-care landscape and the partnership between Berkshire Hathaway, J.P. Morgan and Amazon.