• UnitedHealth beats first-quarter profit view, raises 2019 forecast

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit above estimates and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on increased prescription volumes at its pharmacy benefits unit, sending shares of the largest U.S. health insurer up 3 percent.
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  • Rent in southwestern region rising fast: CoreLogic

    4 days ago - By Inman

    The cost of renting a single-family home increased by 2.9 percent nationwide and by 8 percent in Phoenix in February, according to CoreLogic data.
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  • Stock futures rise on boost from upbeat healthcare, bank results

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Tuesday, getting a lift from a clutch of upbeat quarterly reports from Bank of America, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson.
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  • Bank of America profit tops estimates on growing loan book

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Bank of America Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a growing loan book and cost cuts made up for a drop in revenue in investment banking.
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  • Bank of America profit rises 6 percent on growing loan book

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Bank of America Corp reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a growing loan book and cost cuts made up for a drop in revenue in investment banking.
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  • UnitedHealth beats expectations all around

    4 days ago - By Chron

    MINNETONKA, Minn. - UnitedHealth Group is reporting strong first-quarter numbers driven by its main insurance business, as well as its pharmacy benefits division.
    The Minnetonka, Minnesota, company on Tuesday reported net income of $3.47 billion, or $3.56 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, were $3.73 per share, topping Wall Street estimates by 13 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research.
    The largest U.S. health insurer posted revenue of $60.31 billion, also edging out expectations.
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. expects full-year earnings in the range of $14.50...
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  • UnitedHealth beats first-quarter profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday posted a quarterly profit that beat analysts' estimates and raised its adjusted earnings target for the year, driven by strength in its Optum unit as well as a rise in memberships for its health plans.
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  • BlackRock quarterly profit falls 3.3 percent

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, on Tuesday reported a 3.3 percent drop in quarterly profit, as investors shunned its expensive funds and flocked toward low risk, inexpensive funds.
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  • UnitedHealth reports 22.2 percent rise in quarterly profit

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday reported a 22.2 percent rise in first-quarter profit, driven by strength in its main insurance business and Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business.
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