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Sun Mar 09, 2014
UnitedHealth, Medtronic team up in an experiment to pair medical...
UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s SharedClarity subsidiary has promised that its 135-hospital network will buy the vast majority of its heart stents from devicemakers Medtronic Inc. and Abbott Laboratories in exchange for big discounts on product costs.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
UnitedHealth Group Price Target Increased to $89.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group
Jefferies Group's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 14.12% from the stock's previous close.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Insider Selling: UnitedHealth Group CEO Sells 90,392 Shares of Stock
UnitedHealth Group CEO Gail Boudreaux unloaded 90,392 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, February 28th.
UnitedHealth joint venture picks Medtronic for big stent contract
Hopsitals that are part of SharedClarity will now buy most of their stents from Medtronic Inc. and Abbott Laboratories.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
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That's according to the company's chief consumer officer, Tom Paul. Paul served on the panel of "The Empowered Consumer" at the recent International Consumer Electronics Show, exploring how digital health can deliver practical solutions and give consumers the power of knowledge and choice.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Stocks End Strong Month in Volatile Fashion; S&P 500 Closes at New High
"What a wild ride to end the week," exclaimed Schaeffer's Senior Technical Strategist Ryan Detrick, CMT.
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Better Buy: UnitedHealth Group Inc. Vs. Humana
There's no question the two operate in a highly competitive market where margin is thin and regulations are continuously changing.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
UnitedHealth Group Rating Reiterated by TheStreet
's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by TheStreet in a research note issued on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Health Insurance Stocks Gain As Humana Says Government Cuts Won't Be As Bad As Feared
UnitedHealth Group's stock gained 3% on Monday after peer Humana announced that the government's cuts to the Medicare program would not have as severe an effect as earlier estimated.
Wall Street Fundamentals Releases New In-Depth Stock Reports on HUM,...
U.S. markets closed just shy of record highs Monday. The S&P 500 Index closed at 1,847.61, an increase of 0.62 percent, just short of its intraday high of 1,858.71.
Optum hires top health reform strategy exec
MedCost President and CEO Anita Bachmann will leave the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based health management company at the end of February to become Eden Prairie-based Optum's senior vice president for reform strategy.
UnitedHealthcare Plan Participants Now Have Access to University General Hospital
People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare's employer-sponsored, individual, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid health plans now have access to University General Hospital in Houston, located near the Texas Medical Center.
Top 4 Large-Cap Stocks In The Health Care Plans Industry With The Highest ROA
Below are the top large-cap health care plans stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on assets.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Dow Movers: VZ, UNH
In early trading on Monday, shares of UnitedHealth Group topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 3.5%.
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UnitedHealth's Big Day Sends the Dow to Huge Gains
Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.
Us Stocks-S&P 500 ends just shy of record close; insurers climb
U.S. stocks rose on Monday and the S&P 500 hit a record intraday high, helped by gains in health insurers' shares and optimism about merger activity.
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Here's What You Don't Know about UnitedHealth Group, Today's Best Dow Stock
The index is now up more than 1% at 12:20 p.m., with all but five components in positive territory.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Humana, UnitedHealth May Face 3.55% Advantage Rate Cuts
Health insurers participating in the Medicare Advantage program for elderly Americans, including Humana Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc. , face a base payment cut of about 3.55 percent next year, the U.S. government said.
UnitedHealth Group Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
Shares of UnitedHealth Group have received an average rating of "Buy" from the twenty-four ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports .