240.44 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:21PM EDT
|Bid||239.41 x 1100|
|Ask||241.79 x 1300|
|Day's Range||226.03 - 242.00|
|52 Week Range||187.72 - 306.71|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.71|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||16.78|
|Earnings Date||Apr 14, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.32 (1.82%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 12, 2020|
|1y Target Est||328.63|
DOW UPDATE Dragged down by negative returns for shares of Walgreens Boots and UnitedHealth, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Thursday morning. Shares of Walgreens Boots (WBA) and UnitedHealth (UNH) have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 154 points (0.
UnitedHealth (UNH) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Solid prescription volume growth and brand inflation anticipated to have aided Walgreen Boots' (WBA) Retail Pharmacy USA performance in Q2.
When UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) released its most recent earnings update (31 December 2019), I...
Thousands of Twin Cities families will have access to free and healthy food, as UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) leads an effort to create and provide 21,000 meals each week, for the next eight-plus weeks. The plan comes as nonprofits report massive increases in the number of families needing help in accessing food.
DOW UPDATE Shares of Travelers and Procter & Gamble are posting losses Tuesday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 171 points, or 0.
UnitedHealth stock is in bear market territory at 21% below its all-time high but has recovered 29.2% from the low posted on March 23.
UnitedHealthcare customers can continue seeing Houston Methodist doctors for two additional months in light of the coronavirus crisis. Houston Methodist and UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH), the largest health insurance company nationwide and second-largest in Texas, previously were unable to come to an agreement over a contract dispute related to costs. Houston Methodist hospitals and facilities became out-of-network for UnitedHealthcare's Medicare Advantage and employer-sponsored plans effective Jan. 1, while Methodist's employed physicians were expected to be out-of-network starting April 1.
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The investment will support groups most affected by the health crisis, including health care workers, hard-hit states, seniors and people experiencing food insecurity or homelessness.
DOW UPDATE Shares of Boeing and Dow Inc. are retreating Friday morning, leading the Dow Jones Industrial Average slump. Shares of Boeing (BA) and Dow Inc. (DOW) are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 795 points (3.
In a sign that markets can and do anticipate bad news, sometimes efficiently baking it in before it becomes official, stocks soared again Thursday even as jobless claims across the U.S. swelled to 3.28 million last week, or quadruple the prior record.Source: Provided by FInviz * The S&P 500 advanced 6.24% * The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 6.38% * The Nasdaq Composite added 5.60% * Believe it or not, Boeing (NYSE:BA) was again the Dow's leader, surging 14% while adding to a stunning rally that has seen shares of the troubled aerospace giant almost double in just a week.Technically speaking, the Dow is out of a bear market, a nearly unthinkable thought just a few days ago. Using the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) as the gauge because one cannot invest directly in an index, data indicate DIA is 21.63% above its recently printed 52-week low.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsStill, there's plenty of work to be done because DIA needs to add more than 25% to get back to its 52-week high. * 10 Stocks to Buy That Will Benefit From Coronavirus Mayhem Investors will take the gains, however, as Thursday marked yet another day of broad-based advances in the blue-chip index with 28 of 30 components higher in late trading. Apple AngstUsually on big up days like this for the Dow, investors expect a big contribution from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). To be sure, the iPad maker was higher by about 3% in late trading, but that put it toward the bottom of Thursday Dow winners.The cap on Apple's Thursday upside was easy to spot: Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives, one of the stock's biggest supporters, cut his price target on the name to $350 from $400 while noting delivery of 5G iPhones could be pushed back to December."Having one of its most important iPhone launches in its history into a consumer environment still recovering from the impact of this unprecedented COVID-19 dark storm would be a risky decision that likely gets shelved until [the] holiday season in our opinion," said Ives in a note to clients. Test TalkFor once, we can discuss United Healthcare (NYSE:UNH) outside of the lens of political risk. The managed care provider was higher by more than 6% late Thursday, putting it in the upper tier of Dow winners, on news that the company is working on a self-administered coronavirus test. Sympathy PlayIntel (NASDAQ:INTC) impressed again in what appears to be a sympathy play scenario. Although Intel doesn't directly compete with Micron (NASDAQ:MU), the latter's strong fiscal second-quarter earnings, a period including some of the coronavirus situation, boosted the stock today, taking the rest of the semiconductor sector along for the ride. Extending its GainsAfter being one of the primary Dow coronavirus victims, Disney (NYSE:DIS) is steadying, ranking as one of the best-performing names in the index over the past week.Importantly, the stock is extending gains it started accruing earlier this week after Moffett Nathanson analyst Michael Nathanson spoke glowingly about the international prospects for the Disney + streaming service.With theme park and movie theater revenue essentially ground to a halt because of the coronavirus, Disney needs to give investors something to be excited over the near-term and Disney+ growth could be that elixir. Bottom Line on the Dow Jones TodayAs noted earlier, equity markets often function as leading indicators and that may prove encouraging with the coronavirus remaining an issue for the global economy. With the exception the weekly jobless claims numbers, most of the data investors have been considering are from February."In terms of what will happen with the U.S. economy, we can see the slowdown happening in real time," notes Sara Potter of FactSet. "However, due to the lag in official economic statistics, our ability to measure the economic impact is delayed. We're just receiving February data now, and everything was still relatively rosy then."The last several days of equity market price action could be suggesting stocks already prepared for the worst when it comes to March's economic data.Todd Shriber has been an InvestorPlace contributor since 2014. As of this writing, he did not hold any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * America's Richest ZIP Code Holds Wealth Gap Secret * 10 Stocks to Buy That Will Benefit From Coronavirus Mayhem * 5 Bank Stocks to Buy Now Because This Isn't 2008 Again * 12 Stocks to Buy That Are Already Positive The post Dow Jones Today: Jobless Claims Surge, but so do Stocks appeared first on InvestorPlace.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) will invest an initial $50 million to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and support those most directly impacted by the public health emergency, including health care workers, hard-hit states, seniors and people experiencing food insecurity or homelessness.
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Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it would be updating its guidance to allow self-swab tests for COVID-19, in which a patient collects a sample from their own nose for a health professional to test. On Wednesday, UnitedHealth Group revealed the results of a peer-reviewed large-scale study that provided the science behind the decision to switch to the less-invasive sample collection method. The self-swab process doesn't change where FDA-approved testing can happen -- this expanded guidance only applies to the method of collection, meaning at-home swab-based PCR tests that many startups had hoped to bring to market are still on hold.
UnitedHealth Group Chief Scientific Officer Ken Ehlert joins Yahoo Finance’s Anjalee Khemlani and Seana Smith to discuss the new testing kit that will enable patients to test themselves for the virus at home.