UnitedHealth Group says it will raise its quarterly dividend 30 percent to 16.25 cents starting in June, about a year after it became the first large health insurer to start rewarding shareholders with a quarterly payout.
Twenty Minnesota companies made it into the newest edition of Fortune 500, illustrating the state’s corporate strength.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s first-quarter earnings rose 13 percent and trumped Wall Street expectations as the health insurer reversed last year’s enrollment losses and benefited from slower increases in health care use.
Health insurer UnitedHealth Group’s earnings rose 21 percent last year and so did the compensation it gave CEO Stephen Hemsley.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit rose 10 percent, trumping Wall Street expectations, as premiums climbed and a drop in health care use continued to help the insurer.
Managed care company UnitedHealth Group Inc. becomes the first major health insurer to report on its fourth-quarter and full-year performance for 2010 when it releases earnings results Thursday before the market opens.
Managed care company UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Tuesday economic stagnation, the health care overhaul and pressure on government programs like Medicare and Medicaid will affect its performance heading into the new year.
Managed care company UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Monday it expects a drop in earnings per share next year compared to its 2010 projections, despite an anticipated revenue increase.