Company Of The Day: UnitedHealth Group

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UnitedHealth Group

What?

UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) will buy home health company LHC Group for $5.4 Billion, per a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Why?

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Home-health companies provide medical care to the elderly and other people in their homes. Health insurers are looking toward home health as a lower-cost alternative to nursing homes and as a means of reducing hospital stays.

So What?

United Health stock declined about 0.5% in Tuesday’s trading.

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Returns Mar 2022
MTD [1]
2022
YTD [1]
2017-22
Total [2]
 UNH Return 7% 2% 219%
 S&P 500 Return 6% -3% 107%
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[1] Month-to-date and year-to-date as of 3/30/2022
[2] Cumulative total returns since the end of 2016

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