United Health Group Inc

Industry: Accident & Health Insurance

Fortune Rank: 21

For the nine months ended 30 September, 2005, UnitedHealth Group, Inc.'s revenues increased 25% to $33.32B. Net income for the period increased 31% to $2.43B. Revenues reflect growth in premium yield and people served in the commercial health benefit business. Higher earnings reflect advances in quality and productivity, along with the benefits of an increase in business scale.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a diversified health and well-being company, serving approximately 55 million Americans. The Company provides individuals with access to healthcare services and resources through more than 460,000 physicians and other care providers, and 4,200 hospitals across the United States. It manages approximately $60 billion in aggregate annual healthcare spending on behalf of more than 250,000 employer-customers and the consumers it serves. The Company conducts its business primarily through four operating divisions: Uniprise, Health Care Services, Specialized Care Services and Ingenix. On July 29, 2004, the Health Care Services business segment acquired Oxford Health Plans, Inc. (Oxford). Oxford provides healthcare and benefit services for individuals and employers, principally in New York City, northern New Jersey and southern Connecticut.

United Health Group Inc

United Health Group Inc is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 United Health Group Inc was ranked number 21 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 21st largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

United Health Group Inc achieved revenue of $87,138.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $3,822.00 million.

United Health Group Inc remains solid in 21

United Health Group Inc is one of the minority of companies, who ranking on the Fortune 500 list remained stable in 2010, retaining 21st position that is achieved in 2009. This identical ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $81,186 million (a change of 6 million compared to 2010) and profits of $2,977 million (a change of 1 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then United Health Group Inc would be ranked 36th rather than 21st due to its profits of $3,822 in 2010.

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