UnitedHealth Group Inc $ 228.77 -4.12 (-1.77%)
|Volume:||3,391,048||Avg Vol (1m):||3,693,303|
|Market Cap $:||216.80 Bil||Enterprise Value $:||244.56 Bil|
UNH News and Headlines - UnitedHealth Group
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,949.99 on Monday with a gain of 14.92 points or 0.06%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,991.78 for a loss of 0.29 points or -0.01%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,112.46 for a loss of 5.21 points or -0.06%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 14.91 for a loss of 0.41 points or -2.68%.
Monday’s market movers
Markets closed mostly flat Monday with investors concerned over global growth after a weak data report on eurozone manufacturing activity. The eurozone manufacturing PMI reported an 83-month low at 45.6, down from 47 and missed
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener as of Friday, the following companies look cheap since they are trading with low price-sales ratios.
The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) is trading around $133 per share with a price-sales ratio of 3.25 and a price-earnings ratio of 16.7.
The media and entertainment company has a market cap of $238.30 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 17.93% over the past decade.
The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $164.54, suggesting it is undervalued with an 16% of margin
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,219.52 on Friday with a gain of 37.07 points or 0.14%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,007.39 for a loss of 2.18 points or -0.07%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,176.71 for a loss of 17.75 points or -0.22%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 13.74 for a loss of 0.48 points or -3.38%.
For the week, the Dow Jones gained 1.6%, the S&P 500 gained 1.0% and the Nasdaq was up 0.9%. For the year, the Nasdaq has a gain of 23.2%, the S&P 500 has a gain of 20.0% and
According to current portfolio statistics and the Top 10 Holdings of Gurus page, two of our major Premium features, the top six holdings of Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio)’s Grantham, Mayo and Van Otterloo as of the June quarter were Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Oracle Corp. (ORCL), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), Medtronic PLC (MDT) and Merck & Co. (MRK).
Grantham, board chairman of GMO, co-founded the Boston-based firm in 1977. According to the firm’s website, GMO seeks capital appreciation through a long-term, valuation-based investment approach.
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The largest insider buys this week were for UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), Intel Corp. (INTC), Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) and Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI).
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Director Timothy Patrick Flynn bought 2,000 shares
Director Timothy Patrick Flynn bought 2,000 shares of UNH stock on Aug. 28 at the average price of $227.55. The price of the stock has increased by 2.83% since.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is an American managed healthcare company that was ranked number five on the Fortune 500 rankings in 2018 by total revenue. The company focuses on offering healthcare products and insurance services and is the
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,403.28 on Friday with a gain of 41.03 points or 0.16%. The S&P 500 index closed at 2,926.46 for a gain of 1.88 points or 0.06%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,962.88 for a loss of -10.51 points or -0.13%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 18.86 for a gain of 0.98 points or 5.48%.
For the week, the Dow Jones gained 1.9%, the S&P 500 index gained 1.8% and the Nasdaq gained 1.6%. For the month, the Dow Jones was down approximately -1.7%, the S&P 500 fell -1.8% and the
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,036.10 on Wednesday with a gain of 258.20 points or 1.00%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,887.94 for a gain of 18.78 points or 0.65%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,856.88 for a gain of 29.94 points or 0.38%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 19.28 for a loss of 1.00 points or -5.07%.
Wednesday’s market movers
U.S. indexes closed higher Wednesday, rebounding from a lower close Tuesday. The energy sector led gains for the day after the Energy Information Administration reported a substantial decrease in oil inventory. Investors continued to watch
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,777.90 on Tuesday with a loss of 120.93 points or -0.47%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,869.16 for a loss of 9.22 points or -0.32%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,826.95 for a loss of 26.79 points or -0.34%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 20.20 for a gain of 0.88 points or 4.55%.
Tuesday's market movers
U.S. stocks sold off Tuesday, closing lower for the day. Investor confidence in trade talks between the U.S. and China faded with few details on any next steps in negotiations. The Treasury yield curve
According to my research, the second quarter of 2019 was a busy period for some of the world's most significant hedge funds.
As equity markets put in one of their best performances on record for the first half of any year, hedge funds were able to take some money off the table for some stocks and redeploy this capital into their favorite bets.
According to my research, the most acquired stock of all hedge funds in the second quarter of 2019 was Google parent company Alphabet (GOOG).
Taking the opportunity
Alphabet had a tough second quarter. After rising to
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,252.24 on Thursday with a gain of 49.51 points or 0.19%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,922.95 for a loss of 1.48 points or -0.05%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,991.39 for a loss of 28.82 points or -0.36%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 16.70 for a gain of 0.90 points or 5.70%.
Thursday’s market movers
The Dow Jones and S&P 500 continued gains for a second day Thursday as retailers ended the second-quarter earnings season reporting stronger results than expected. The Nasdaq Composite and Nasdaq 100 were both lower
Centene Corp. (CNC)
The guru increased his position by 118.4% in the first quarter and by 233.3% in the second quarter. The stock has a weight of 3.29% in the equity portfolio.
The health care plans provider has a market cap of $19.41 billion. Its revenue of $69.54 billion has grown at an average rate of 25.90% per
Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Glenview Capital Management, disclosed earlier this month he established three new holdings during the second quarter: UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) and United Rentals Inc. (URI). Additionally, Robbins has kept increasing his position in Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) over the past two months according to GuruFocus Real-Time Picks, a Premium feature.
Robbins’ firm operates two funds: Glenview Funds, a long-and-short fund, and Glenview Opportunity Funds, a concentrated fund. The firm is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an intense focus
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety as of Monday.
Apple Inc. (AAPL)
The company has a three-star business predictability rank and, according to the discounted cash flow calculator, a 39% margin of safety at $203 per share.
The technology giant has a market cap of $919.34 billion and an enterprise value of $933.14 billion. Over the past five years, its revenue has grown 14.20%.
Over the last 12 months, the stock has declined 2.33% and is currently trading with
With the goal of generating long-term capital growth and future income, the guru’s fund, which is part of Boston-based State Street Global Advisors, picks stocks based on the company’s potential to increase net income and dividends over time.
Based on these criteria, Carlson established holdings in ASML Holding NV (ASML) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) during the quarter. He sold out of Medtronic PLC (MDT) and Intuit Inc.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,192.45 on Friday with a gain of 51.47 points or 0.19%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,025.86 for a gain of 22.19 points or 0.74%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,330.21 for a gain of 91.67 points or 1.11%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 12.16 for a loss of 0.58 points or -4.55%.
For the week, the Nasdaq gained 1.65%, the S&P 500 gained 0.71% and the Dow Jones had a gain of 0.01%. For the year, the Nasdaq has a gain of 25.5%, the S&P 500 has a gain of
Cianfrocco to Serve on Compensation Committee
DULUTH, Ga., July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Vision Holdings, Inc. ( EYE), one of the nation’s largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, today announced the appointment of Heather Cianfrocco, chief executive officer, UnitedHealthcare Community & State (a division of UnitedHealth Group, : UNH), to its Board of Directors, effective today. Cianfrocco will serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee.
“We are thrilled to welcome Heather to our Board of Directors,” said Reade Fahs, Chief
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,088.08 on Thursday with a gain of 227.88 points or 0.85%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,999.91 for a gain of 6.84 points or 0.23%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,196.04 for a loss of 6.49 points or -0.08%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 12.93 for a loss of 0.10 points or -0.77%.
Thursday’s market movers
The S&P 500 gained 0.23% Thursday and closed at a record high. Stocks continued to gain on dovish Federal Reserve sentiment. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s two-day semi-annual testimony before Congress solidified the market’s expectations for
Dow stocks were bullish on Thursday, with investors adjusting their expectations for lower interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 27,000 for the first time. The S&P 500 index declined 0.13% to 2,998 and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.35% to 8,173.
Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) fell more than 5% on Thursday morning after the company announced first-quarter results. Revenue declined 6.5% from the prior-year quarter to $2.57 billion, $10 million short of analysts’ expectations. The company registered earnings of 12 cents per share, beating estimates by 4 cents.
"Bed Bath & Beyond is an
The 2020 elections are gaining momentum fast and the latest drug pricing revamps are already making headlines. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making waves now, introducing a new Democratic plan to empower the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate drug prices directly with manufacturers. Like most government plans, the goal is to lower costs for consumers, but judging from the skeletal outline of the plan, it is more likely to cause drug shortages while significantly damaging pharmacy benefit managers and health insurance companies.
Pelosi’s plan doesn’t have the congressional support it needs to pass through both the House