Competitors And Unitedhealth Group Peers

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UnitedHealth owns 110.54B of market capitalization, making it becomes leading company in diversified health and well-being company. Offering a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platform; UnitedHealthcare and Optum, UNH operates in a highly competitive market, where it identifies its main competitors as managed health care companies, insurance companies, HMOs and third-party administrators (TPAs). With annual revenue of about $146.94 billion and $12.49 billion of yearly earnings , UNH by far is the largest insurance provider in the country, leading other competitors in the market including Aetna Inc., Humana Inc., Anthem Inc., Health Net Inc., WellPoint, for-profit and non-for-profit insurer under licenses from Blue Cross Blue Shield. Meanwhile for Optum, competitors include CVS Caremark Corporation, Express Scripts Inc. and Catamaran Corporation.
A recent update on UnitedHealth Group financial performance suggested that the company has experienced low Earning Per Share as compared to its peers. UNH share prices on Year-to-Date (YTD) basis keeps fluctuating for the past 52-weeks indicate the company is struggling to maintain its position as the nation’s largest insurance industry, especially after the mergers of four other key competitors in the insurance market. Throughout 2015, Aetna, Cigna, Anthem, and UnitedHealth Group reported rise of approximately 17.6%, 28.5%, 4.6% and 12.1%, which signify slight

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