|Bid||193.40 x 800|
|Ask||193.46 x 100|
|Day's Range||193.28 - 195.26|
|52 Week Range||132.39 - 196.04|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.74|
|Dividend & Yield||3.00 (1.55%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer. Wichmann, 54, was widely viewed inside and outside of the company as Hemsley's likely successor, although the timing of the change was sooner than some had expected. UnitedHealth's shares fell 0.7 percent to $193.79 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
UnitedHealth Group has picked company President David Wichmann to replace CEO Stephen Hemsley in a long-planned transition that Wall Street greeted with polite applause.
UnitedHealth Group said its current president, David Wichmann, will next month succeed Stephen Hemsley as chief executive, a widely expected transition at the top of the nation’s largest health insurer....