UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) Healthcare Business Touched New Highs In First Quarter 2012 Results

Industry Analysis

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) is ranked highest among 23 Healthcare Plane companies by market capitalization which stands at $62.19 billion. The company is ranked 12th in terms of revenue growth rate which stands at 10.53 percent. Unitedhealth Group maintains the return on equity of 18.71 percent making it stand 6th among its industry peers.

1st Quarter 2012 Results:

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) reported its total revenue to $27.28 billion for the quarter ended March 31st, 2012 as compared to revenue of $25.43 billion for the same period last year. Crocs Inc reported the net profit of $1.38 billion or earnings of $1.31 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net income of $1.34 billion or earnings of $1.22 per share last year.

The company’s total assets accumulate up to $72.69 billion.

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s Competitors:

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), Coventry Health Care, Inc. (NYSE:CVH), Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP), CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI), WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG), Universal American Corp. (NYSE:UAM), Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), and HealthSpring, Inc (NYSE:HS).

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