UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)

247.11
4.90 1.90
NYSE : Health Services
Prev Close 252.02
Open 250.57
Day Low/High 246.99 / 251.19
52 Wk Low/High 212.50 / 287.94
Volume 3.73M
Avg Volume 4.39M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 959.54M
Market Cap 246.73B
EPS 12.40
P/E Ratio 20.55
Div & Yield 3.60 (1.34%)
McKesson to Pay $1.2 Billion for Pair of Oncology Businesses

McKesson to Pay $1.2 Billion for Pair of Oncology Businesses

McKesson revealed Thursday a pair of acquisitions that will grow its oncology business.

China's Growth Slows to 25 Year Low, Wall Street Mourns Glenn Frey

China's Growth Slows to 25 Year Low, Wall Street Mourns Glenn Frey

Economic Indicators in China show the country is growing at the slowest in 25 years.

Midday Report: WebMD Denies Sale Reports; Stocks Up on Crude Rally

Midday Report: WebMD Denies Sale Reports; Stocks Up on Crude Rally

U.S. stocks made a surprise bounce higher shortly after sinking into the red.

U.S. Futures Climb, European Stocks Rise After Chinese Trade Data

President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address focused on highlighting his accomplishments and setting the agenda for his final year in office. 

Healthcare Costs Actually on the Decline Says Universal American CEO

Healthcare Costs Actually on the Decline Says Universal American CEO

It’s not easy for Universal American (UAM) to compete against giant healthcare insurance providers like UnitedHealth, Humana and Cigna.

Dump Obamacare, Flatten Tax Code to Revive America Says Steve Forbes

Dump Obamacare, Flatten Tax Code to Revive America Says Steve Forbes

America has indeed lost its 'mojo' and the best way to regain it is by reforming taxes, healthcare and the Federal Reserve, said Steve Forbes, author of Reviving America.

Knowing When to Head for the Exits

A beginning-of-December look back at our portfolio through the lens of capital preservation.

Don't Abandon the Biotech Ship

There's too much good out there.

Bonds Show Classic Late-Cycle Behavior

Bonds Show Classic Late-Cycle Behavior

Sudden moves are typical of the end of a credit expansion cycle.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day and week to this point: Breathtaking advance in the early going and a slow dribble over the balance of the day (albeit from elevated levels). Win for the bulls today and the week. Is KaloBios Pharmaceuticals (KBIO), which has ...

Chart Shows UnitedHealth Is Close to Correction

Prudence suggests refraining from buying.

Recommended Reading

Some important reads: The New York Times reports on the latest from Mali, where terrorists have taken 170 hostages at a Radisson hotel. Bloomberg looks at word that UnitedHealth (UNH) might be quitting the retail insurance market created under Obama...

UnitedHealth numbers cut at Jefferies

Health Insurance Fever Breaks, Values Drop

Health Insurance Fever Breaks, Values Drop

UnitedHealth and Anthem get whacked as their multiples get out of whack with historic levels.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

In South Beach and I plan to enjoy the South Beach Bubble tonite!  Don't count on me to be an early riser tomorrow morning!! I missed nothing as the market flatlined all afternoon. Here is the intraday on SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).   In commodities lan...

Closing Bell: Match Pops in Market Debut; Square Boosts Tech

Closing Bell: Match Pops in Market Debut; Square Boosts Tech

Stocks ended the Thursday trading day little changed after a surge in tech names balanced out a selloff in health care.

Surprises Come in Many Forms, Not All Nice

But that's how the market has been living and dying.

The Market Trends Look Ready to Reverse

But the problem with trying to anticipate such a reversal is twofold.

Thank God It's Friday!

Good morning! Bret Jensen here. I'm happy to be filling in for Doug Kass during this last trading day of October. It's been a good month for investors after a very bumpy August and September. All the major indices are up nicely for the month, despit...

ETFs Are Causing These Rolling Bear Markets

Many people have no idea what they are doing when they buy or sell.

The Book of Boockvar

Peter Boockvar touches on central bankers and the weak earnings picture in this morning's commentary: "While IBM (IBM) has its issues, the response to its earnings is a reminder that at least so far this earnings season, your stock is fine as long a...

Trader's Notebook: Twitter in Good Shape to Go Higher; Names to Avoid

Thoughts on Thursday earnings reporters Schlumberger, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and UnitedHealth.

IPO Market in Turmoil as Albertston's Cancels, First Data Prices Low

IPO Market in Turmoil as Albertston's Cancels, First Data Prices Low

The IPO market is showing some nervousness among investors.

Cashin's Latest Musings

The latest musings from Sir Arthur Cashin: "While falling oil did not hurt stocks Monday, rising oil helped stocks earlier today. The Dow also got a big boost from Goldman Sachs (GS) and UnitedHealth (UNH), which have combined to add 30 points to th...

The Book Of Boockvar

Peter Boockvar talks commodites, China, earnings and policy this morning: "The Bloomberg commodity index is rising to a two-month high as the Shanghai index rallied by 3.3% on talk of more Chinese stimulus measures. One of those ideas being discusse...

The Trader Daily: Week Filled With Earnings

Will winning streak continue for beaten-down energy names?

Plenty of Good News -- If You Look

Not all growth is hated today.

Correction in Health Care Stocks Remains in Full Force

Have we reached the point where something will be done about it?

Charts Show This Selloff Could Continue

Can we compare the selloff in this market with the 1997 and 1998 contagions? If so, we have more damage ahead.