UnitedHealth Group Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.41 billion. On a per-share basis, the Minneapolis-based company said it had net income of $1.46.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. kept CEO Stephen J. Hemsley’s salary stable in 2012 but bumped up his total compensation for a year in which the nation’s largest health insurer grew earnings and enrollment and launched a major acquisition.
The Mayo Clinic and the Optum unit of UnitedHealth Group Inc. are teaming up on a research and innovation facility aimed at improving patient care.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion in cash to buy a majority stake in Brazilian health benefits and hospital services provider, as the largest U.S. health insurer takes a big leap toward international growth.
Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. tumbled Tuesday as the health insurer’s CEO gave a cautious preview of 2012 after his company delivered a better-than-expected earnings performance for the third quarter and raised its 2011 forecast.