Monday, 15 October, 2018

Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

UnitedHealth Raises Profit Outlook UnitedHealth second-quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide
Ben Pena | 20 July, 2018, 22:13

Advisors Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.02% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1,175 shares. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.91 by $0.13. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Buy" rating and $27000 target in Tuesday, April 17 report.

In the recent week UnitedHealth Group Incorporated stock price volatility was noted 1.05% while for the last month volatility was seen at 1.25%. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56.

EPS Growth Rate: UNH's 15.98% versus AES's 8.4%. The business had revenue of $55.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.90 billion.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 12.1% to $56.09 billion from $50.05 billion a year ago.

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EX-99.1 2 a2018q2exhibit991.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit N E W S R E L E A S EInvestors:Brett ManderfeldJohn S. Penshorn Media:Tyler Mason Vice PresidentSenior Vice President Vice President 952-936-7216952-936-7214 424-333-6122 (For Immediate Release) UNITEDHEALTH GROUP REPORTS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS•Second Quarter Revenues of $56.1 Billion Grew 12% Year-Over-Year•Earnings from Operations Increased 13% to $4.2 Billion in Second Quarter•Cash Flows from Operations were $4 Billion in the Quarter, ... Stockholders of record on Monday, June 18th were given a dividend of $0.90 per share. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.44%. RENFRO LARRY C had sold 19,652 shares worth $5.00 million on Friday, June 15. The Texas-based Next Gru Incorporated has invested 0.07% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). As UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 1.18, 25.5 and 5.25 respectively. Another figure that is to be considered while analyzing the profitability of a share is its EBITDA margin, UNH's EBITDA Margin is 14.47 whereas AES's is 7.48. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. The stock was sold at an average price of $144.99, for a total transaction of $47,121.75. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of UnitedHealth Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $287.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Sunday.

Analyst's mean target price for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is $270.71. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a "buy" rating and issued a $300.00 price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 2.81% and sits 5.08% higher versus its 50 days moving average. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 153,679 shares of the company's stock, valued at $39,118,989.45. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Shares for $3.28M were sold by Nelson Steven H. In the meantime, 13 new institutions bought the shares of Delek US Holdings, Inc. for the first time and 1 institutions sold all their holdings in the company's common stock. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 2,003,550 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $271,100,350.50. The stock institutional ownership included 87.80% while insider ownership remained 0.50%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a part of Healthcare sector and belongs to Health Care Plans industry. This buyback authorization allows the healthcare conglomerate to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases.

The insurer added 330,000 people in the second quarter to its UnitedHealthcare Community and State business, which manages state- and federally funded Medicaid coverage for the poor and people who have disabilities. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs has invested 0.57% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

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