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Pharmacy unit boosts UnitedHealth as costs rise

UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. health insurer managed to control medical costs and made gains with the unit that houses its pharmacy benefits management business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

UnitedHealth profit beats expectations, shares rise

UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday, driven largely by growth in its Optum services business, including its pharmacy benefits unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

UnitedHealth quarterly profit beats expectations driven by Optum strength

UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the largest U.S. health insurer benefited from higher revenue from its Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefits management business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

UnitedHealth raises profit view as revenue from pharmacy benefits grows

UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday raised its 2019 earnings forecast for the third time this year, bolstered by higher revenue at its unit that manages pharmacy benefits as well as its core health insurance business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

UnitedHealth beats quarterly profit, raises earnings forecast

UnitedHealth Group Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, benefiting from strength in its core business of selling health plans and its pharmacy benefits unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Southwest updates Q3 guidance, cuts unit costs and capacity outlooks

Southwest Airlines Co. disclosed Wednesday that it expects third-quarter operating revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to rise 3% to 5% from a year ago, citing continued "solid demand and strong passenger yield trends." That .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Halliburton profit exceeds analysts estimates as costs cut; shares rise

Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 22nd, 2019

UnitedHealth boosts 2019 profit view on strength in insurance, pharmacy benefits

UnitedHealth Group's 2Q results topped estimates on both the top and bottom lines......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 18th, 2019

UnitedHealth beats first-quarter profit view, raises 2019 forecast

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......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2019

Sysco"s U.S. Foodservice Unit Aids Growth, Costs on the Rise

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Category: topSource: redinewsMar 14th, 2019

UnitedHealth fourth-quarter profit beats on Optum strength

UnitedHealth Group Inc beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Tuesday, mainly driven by growth in its services business, including its pharmacy benefits unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Calls for a US "digital dollar" rise as China powers ahead with a digital yuan

While the Fed hasn't developed its own digital currency, it is continuing to "carefully analyze the costs and benefits of pursuing such an initiative in the U.S.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral4 hr. 55 min. ago

Ericsson hit by higher 5G costs and weaker U.S. market

Sweden's Ericsson reported a smaller-than-expected rise in fourth-quarter core earnings on Friday and said higher costs would spill over into 2020 as the telecoms equipment maker looks to exploit its leading position in super-fast 5G networks......»»

Category: topSource: reuters5 hr. 40 min. ago

Dow Jones Newswires: Ericsson shares slump as earnings weighed by higher costs

Ericsson says costs rise in the quarter as it invested in acquisitions, digitization, security and ethics and compliance. It said that costs will continue to rise this year but won’t jeopardize its 2020 or 2022 financial targets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch7 hr. 25 min. ago

S&P Global places Boeing"s rating on credit watch negative

S&P Global Ratings on Thursday placed Boeing Co's 'A-' credit rating on 'credit watch' with negative implications, citing a rise in costs and cash outflows at the U.S. planemaker due to a further delay in the grounded 737 MAX's recertification......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 25 min. ago

UAW deals increased automakers labor costs, says think tank

The Center for Automotive Research calculated that GM and Ford costs will grow $8 per hour, while Fiat Chrysler's will rise by $11 an hour.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 15th, 2020

American Airlines cuts unit revenue outlook, but lowers costs outlook

Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. slipped 0.2% in premarket trading Friday, after the air carrier cut its unit reve.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2020

The World’s Most Expensive Wines Over the Past Decade

According to the online wine marketplace and wine app Vivino, an average bottle of white wine costs $14.41, while its red counterpart comes in slightly higher at $15.66. Those averages tend to rise........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 8th, 2020

Rivera apartments on Broadway sells to Houston firm

Rivera on Broadway, a 302-unit mid-rise multifamily apartment complex, has sold to a Houston-based investment firm......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Drivers Are Safer But Insurance Costs Continue To Rise

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Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 6th, 2020

Oil prices rise on fear of Iranian retaliation against US

Fresh tensions could threaten the world's oil supply, boosting energy costs and potentially hurting economic growth.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 3rd, 2020