308.30 +1.99 (0.65%)
Pre-market: 9:10AM EDT
|Bid||307.30 x 900|
|Ask||313.47 x 800|
|Day's range||301.73 - 308.10|
|52-week range||187.72 - 309.66|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.64|
|PE ratio (TTM)||22.28|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.32 (1.41%)|
|Ex-dividend date||13 Mar 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) provided updates on its 2020 annual shareholder meeting and actions by its Board of Directors at its regular quarterly meeting.
UnitedHealth Group today announced a commitment of $10 million and 25,000 volunteer hours to support the family of George Floyd and the Twin Cities.
The United Health Foundation has awarded Children’s Wisconsin a three-year, $2.5 million grant to establish a crisis response team in the emergency department (ED) available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children with mental and behavioral health needs. This will be the first urgent mental health system of care dedicated solely to pediatric patients in southeast Wisconsin.
Digital health company Rally Health, Inc., part of health services leader Optum, announced today that its Rally® consumer digital health platform and entire portfolio of solutions have achieved HITRUST CSF® Certification, a distinction awarded by HITRUST,® a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, to recognize health solutions that have passed a rigorous security evaluation and have met key regulations and industry requirements related to safeguarding protected health information (PHI).
A study completed by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) with the Yale School of Medicine found that older COVID-19 patients with hypertension taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors had a lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization. A pragmatic clinical trial will be a critical next step.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) have joined forces to launch ProtectWell™, an innovative return-to-workplace protocol that enables employers to bring employees back to work in a safer environment. ProtectWell™ helps employees determine they are safe to go to work, co-workers know their colleagues have been screened, and employers feel confident that their workplace is ready to do business. ProtectWell™ incorporates Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and the latest clinical research to limit the spread of COVID-19 by screening employees for symptoms and establishing guidelines to support the health and safety of the workforce and workplace.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio with its Distinction in Multicultural Health Care award for delivery of culturally appropriate and quality improvement interventions serving diverse populations.
AM Best has assigned Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IR) of "a-" to UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s (UnitedHealth Group) (Minnetonka, MN) [NYSE: UNH] recently issued $500 million 1.25% senior unsecured notes due 2026; $1.25 billion 2.0% senior unsecured notes due 2030; $1.0 billion 2.75% senior unsecured notes due 2040; $1.25 billion 2.9% senior unsecured notes due 2050; and $1.0 billion 3.125% senior unsecured notes due 2060. The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is positive. UnitedHealth Group’s Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "a-’’, its existing Long-Term IRs and the ratings of its insurance subsidiaries are unchanged.
People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual vision plans now have network access to GlassesUSA.com, giving more than 19 million Americans online access to order prescription glasses and sunglasses for little or no out-of-pocket costs.
The United Health Foundation has donated $750,000 to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and support for frontline health care workers fighting COVID-19 and the vulnerable populations they serve in Pennsylvania. The funding will support the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s Pennsylvania Foundation for Home Care and Hospice, a nonprofit organization that funds training, education and scholarship opportunities for the home health, hospice and home care workforce. The grant is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) nearly $75 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities.
Optum, a leading health services company, launched the Virtual Community Center wellness program to give older adults across the country free access to online exercise, nutrition and mental health classes geared for their age group.
With a global pandemic continuing to interrupt people’s everyday lives, access to behavioral health and emotional support has never been more critical. Optum continues to respond to the need by significantly expanding the availability of telehealth visits, including growing the number of providers available to see patients virtually.
UnitedHealth Group is directly supporting people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing over $1.5 billion to its customers.
The United Health Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) to address the behavioral health needs of Colorado residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will support behavioral health clinician staffing, outreach to vulnerable patients and expanded access to telehealth platforms to ensure the continuity of behavioral health care through CCHN’s member Community Health Centers. The effort is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) initial $70 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities.
The United Health Foundation is donating $500,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine to support expanded COVID-19 testing for underserved communities. The financial support will allow UChicago Medicine and the South Side Healthcare Collaborative community health partners to expand testing to up to 1,000 residents a day on the South Side of Chicago, one of the hardest hit areas in the city. The effort is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) initial $70 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities.
UnitedHealth Group is collaborating with Boston Scientific, Medtronic and the University of Minnesota to deploy 3,000 newly invented "light" ventilators to address the limited stock of critical breathing support equipment in response to COVID-19.
The United Health Foundation is teaming up with AARP Foundation to support older Americans during the COVID-19 emergency.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) will donate $5 million to support a federally sponsored program aimed at accelerating and expanding the availability of investigational convalescent plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients nationwide. The initiative, led by Mayo Clinic, coordinates efforts to collect plasma from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 and distribute it to hospitalized patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19 infections.
The United Health Foundation is partnering with the CDC Foundation, Direct Relief and the American Nurses Foundation to support the nation’s health care workforce during the COVID-19 crisis. The $5 million initiative is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) initial $60 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support impacted populations, including health care workers, seniors, hard-hit communities and people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.
Sanvello Health, Inc., a leading provider of digital and tele-mental health solutions to individuals, businesses and health care professionals, today announced free access to its clinician dashboard, Sanvello for Clinicians, to all U.S. mental health professionals to support their work with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic for the duration of the crisis. Sanvello is a UnitedHealth Group company.
A study led by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Research & Development and The Everett Clinic, part of Optum, revealed alternative swab materials and commonly available saline are effective for COVID-19 testing, providing more options for sample collection. These new findings, in conjunction with nasal sampling, allow for greater flexibility in obtaining samples, reduce the risk of infection to clinicians in collecting samples and can reduce the need for clinicians to use protective equipment.
During the first quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) responded to the COVID-19 global health crisis, rapidly redirecting its business efforts to provide a broad range of critical support to patients, customers, care providers and communities, while maintaining full employment for its team members.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced that Sir Andrew Witty, president of UnitedHealth Group and CEO of Optum, has been asked to co-lead a global effort of the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with key stakeholders, to accelerate the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. Witty will be on a leave of absence from UnitedHealth Group while leading the initiative and will return to the company at approximately year end.
The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to Los Angeles County residents experiencing homelessness as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership with the California Community Foundation’s COVID-19 LA County Response Fund is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) previously announced initial $50 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support those most directly impacted, including health care workers, hard-hit communities, seniors and people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.
The United Health Foundation has committed $250,000 to provide urgent assistance to Michigan residents experiencing food insecurity as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. The support for Michigan’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Initiative is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) previously announced initial $50 million commitment to fight COVID-19 and support those most directly impacted, including health care workers, hard-hit communities, seniors and people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.