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Thursday, April 19


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National Business Group on Health Honors Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute, Geisinger and UnitedHealth Group for Advancing Health Equity and Reducing Disparities

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'WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of 420 large U.S. employers, today honored Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute, Geisinger, and UnitedHealth Group, for their ongoing commitment to promote health equity and reduce health care disparities in the workplace.', 'In addition, Atrium Health’s LUNG B.A.S.E.S. for Life mobile lung cancer program provides free lung cancer screenings, smoking cessation, and nurse navigation services to uninsured, high-risk individuals.', 'Atrium Health also runs mammography education and screening programs for Latina women and a cancer prevention program for firefighters who have increased risk of disease due to smoke exposure.', 'The Business Group leads initiatives to address the most relevant health care issues facing employers today and enables human resource and benefit leaders to learn, share and leverage best practices from the most progressive companies.'

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Wednesday, April 18


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Top Stock Reports for UnitedHealth, Netflix & Caterpillar - April 18, 2018

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'These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.', 'The Zacks analyst likes its robust Government business and continued strong performance at Optum, which are together driving long-term growth.', 'It again lifted its 2018 earnings guidance, buoying optimism among investors in the stock. However, membership loss in its fee-based commercial as well as Brazilian businesses will contract the overall membership growth for UnitedHealth Group.', 'The Zacks analyst thinks continuing subscriber additions and expanding content portfolio are the key catalysts that will help Netflix to sustain growth going forward. However, increasing market spend and higher investments on original/acquired content will continue to hurt profitability, at least in the near term.'

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Static UnitedHealth Group Inc Stock Doesn’t Offer Much Upside

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'Thanks to the dramatic differences in approach between the current and prior presidential administrations, healthcare is an incredibly unpredictable sector.', 'Nevertheless, if you’re UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH), you’ve got a tight handle on things. As one of the world’s biggest healthcare companies, UNH stock seems like a sure bet. However, will sheer size alone be enough for the markets?', 'InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips. As our own Lawrence Meyers explains, UNH has been acquisitive, purchasing OptumHealth and DaVita Inc’s (NYSE:DVA) medical group division.', 'Once the DaVita physician group transfer is complete, UNH will have a formidable moat, potentially raising sentiment for UnitedHealth stock. While this approach has its critics, I’m not really sure that management has a choice in the matter.'

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The Buying Binge Of UnitedHealth's Optum Is Only Just Beginning

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UnitedHealth Group Inc. signage is displayed on a monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Not to be outdone by a flurry of recent deals by rivals, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum is signaling it’s far from finished buying providers of medical care from doctor practices to ambulatory health centers. UnitedHealth’s strategy to meld the provision of medical care from its Optum unit with UnitedHealthcare brand insurance products is being copied somewhat by rivals including Aetna and Humana.

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Tuesday, April 17


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UnitedHealth and Alphabet climb; Tesla and Comerica skid

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UnitedHealth Group Inc., up $8.23 to $238.55. The health insurer raised its annual profit forecast after a strong first quarter. Tesla Inc., down $3.52 to $287.69. According to reports, the electric car maker again stopped production of its lower cost Model 3 sedan. Netflix Inc., up $28.28 to $336.06. The streaming video service said it gained more than 7 million subscribers in the first quarter. Celanese Corp., up $3.96 to $110.38. The chemical company raised its annual forecasts after it beat analyst estimates in the first quarter.

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UnitedHealth Group Inc Stock: Wall Street’s Biggest Moat

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The company earned $2.924 billion, $3.04-per-share fully adjusted, on revenues of $55.188 billion. In the last year the stock has gained nearly 50% in value. My own health insurance is handled by UnitedHealth. Today UnitedHealth has a 15.5% share of the health insurance market, more than double that of its nearest competitor, Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) (Full disclosure.

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UnitedHealth Boosts 2018 Outlook on Insurance, OptumHealth Gains

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Even as many focused on the positives of tax reform, UnitedHealth had to find ways to navigate the return of the excise tax on health insurance premiums in 2018 without seeing a material negative impact to its bottom line. UnitedHealth's first-quarter results reflected the extent to which the health insurance giant has capitalized on its growth opportunities. The UnitedHealthcare health insurance segment enjoyed sizable gains, with segment revenue climbing 13% as the unit boosted its customer count by 2.2 million over the course of the year. The biggest gains came from the community and state business, where sales climbed 19%, and from a 14% rise in revenue from Medicare and retirement customers.

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UnitedHealth 2018 outlook based in part on medical cost control -CFO

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UnitedHealth 2018 outlook based in part on medical cost control: CFO. (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH. N) Chief Financial Officer John Rex said on Tuesday that the company's 2018 earnings outlook reflects the company's first-quarter business strength and takes into account expectations for medical and flu-related costs. The company anticipates a 2018 medical cost ratio, or the measure of premiums paid compared to the cost of care, stable at 81.5 percent this year, plus or minus 50 basis points.

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Buoyed By Optum, UnitedHealth Group Remains On A Roll

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UnitedHealth earnings jumped 31% to $2.8 billion in the first quarter thanks to solid performance across insurance and its Optum health services lines of business.

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