|Bid||241.22 x 800|
|Ask||242.18 x 900|
|Day's Range||235.65 - 242.44|
|52 Week Range||208.07 - 287.94|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.74|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.60 (1.54%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
The chief operating officer of Haven has stepped down, rattling observers of the effort, which had promised to disrupt the health-care industry.
At least two other companies are likely to soon depart the state's roster of Fortune 500 companies, which has long been a regional point of pride.
UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
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“We should push the envelope and not be afraid to bring cases,” Slaughter, a Democrat on the Republican-controlled FTC, said Tuesday in a speech at the Center for American Progress in Washington. Slaughter’s remarks support the chorus of calls among lawmakers and policy advocates who say antitrust officials at the FTC and the Justice Department need to get tougher on mergers and anticompetitive conduct across industries. Slaughter also criticized UnitedHealth’s decision to withdraw from the Health Care Cost Institute, a non-profit that collects claims data.
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The largest Insider Buys this week were for UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW), General Motors Co. (GM) and DTE Energy Co. (DTE). Director Frederick William McNabb III bought 6,430 shares of UNH stock on May 1 at the average price of $233.21. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with UNH.
While equities roiled over the latest developments in the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, the healthcare sector exchange traded funds were a stalwart bastion in the stormy markets. "The old saying people would say [is] "don't just stand there, do something." When volatility picks up, you do just the opposite — "don't just do something, stand there." But, while you're standing there, get a list of the stocks you like and the levels you like them at," Matt Maley, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNBC. Tabak highlighted the relative stability in UnitedHealth (UNH), the country’s largest publicly traded health insurer, during the volatile market conditions.
Analyst Ralph Giacobbe upgraded Anthem, Centene, and UnitedHealth to Buy from Neutral, and says the selloff is overdone.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on course to close Friday with its worst weekly losses of the year as trade uncertainty continues to spook investors. Matt Maley , equity strategist at Miller Tabak, has some advice for those concerned over these wild market swings. For those seeking shelter, Maley says Dow stock UnitedHealth UNH is one name that offers some protection in a volatile market.
With less than two months to go, the consent decree was a big topic of conversation at a gathering of business leaders.
While much of the stock market sprints ahead powered by economic gains and investor confidence, the health care sector is limping behind. Drugmakers and health insurers have been on the defensive most of the year as politicians criticize the high cost of prescription drugs and medical care. The issue is acting like an anchor for their share prices, especially heading into an election cycle where health care costs will be a key topic.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. has announced a new payment program for maternity care that will pay hospitals a fixed rate rather than per-service, a move that the insurer says is aimed at reducing medical costs.
UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than for every service rendered. Rising healthcare costs in the United States have become a topic of heated national debate and maternity care has been earmarked as a big driver of high-cost claims for large employers and health insurers. UnitedHealth's new bundled-payment program aims to reduce expenses by reimbursing hospitals or care providers with a single fee for a defined period of care that typically covers prenatal, delivery and postpartum services.
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David Wichmann purchased 20,000 shares of UnitedHealth on May 3 for a total price of about $4.6 million.
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