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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

Partnership aims to rein in drug costs with competitive approach

For many Americans, a trip to the pharmacy can be a harrowing experience. It’s not because prescription drugs aren’t bringing relief and better health. It’s the prices. They’re expected to rise 5.8 percent this year. And that isn’t even .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

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

Rezoning clears way for Leander subdivision with 300-plus residences

Around 350 homes could rise in Leander between the Devine Lake planned unit development under construction and the Hawkes Landing subdivision......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

Amazon gains strength as coronavirus boosts shopping, cloud services

Amazon.com Inc. said sales and profits soared in the second quarter as shoppers inundated the company’s site with orders and employees working from home around the world powered growth in its cloud-computing unit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2020

Million-dollar condos planned for new development at Winrock

A local developer has plans for a high-rise, condominium development at Winrock Town Center. The cost for a unit — upwards of $1 million. The Goodman Realty Group has plans for Park West Condo Development — a 10-story, 30-unit, developme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

UnitedHealth profit spikes as COVID-19 delays elective procedures

UnitedHealth’s medical costs tumbled 11% to $34.68 billion with demand for care suppressed amid the coronavirus from the middle of March until May. Toward the end of the quarter, however, more normalized levels o.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 15th, 2020

Noble Energy cut unit production costs and funded $100 million in investments in Q2

Noble Energy Inc. said Thursday it funded about $100 million in investments in the second quarter, even as it .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2020

JPMorgan boosts its Tesla price target on the strength of delivery data — but still expects the stock to fall 79% over the next year (TSLA)

Despite Tesla's meteoric rise in 2020, one analyst is sticking to his call that shares are set to fall 79% from current levels. In a note published on Monday, JPMorgan raised its price target on Tesla by $20 t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 7th, 2020

How will Covid-19 affect employer health costs next year?

Covid-19 is making it hard to predict how much more employers will pay to cover their workers next year. Instead of predicting how much medical costs will rise in 2021, PwC's Health Research... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 27th, 2020

How will Covid-19 affect employer health costs next year?

Covid-19 is making it hard to predict how much more employers will pay to cover their workers next year. Instead of predicting how much medical costs will rise in 2021, PwC's Health Research... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Apartment community to rise in Houston private school"s 47-acre village

Alliance Residential Co. has purchased land in Saint Nicholas Place, a future mixed-use village that will be anchored by Saint Nicholas School. Phoenix-based Alliance will develop a 336-unit multifamily project on the 13.08 acres of land it purchas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2020