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  • 02/20/2018 14:07:26

    Walmart's stock exacts more than 70-point toll from Dow industrials in late trade

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished Tuesday sharply lower, weighed by a historic pullback in shares of Walmart Inc. Walmart's shares finished the session down about 10.2%, or $10.67, at $94.11, marking the retailing giant's worst daily point and percentage decline in history, according to FactSet data. That decline weighed mightily on the Dow, exacting a more than 70-point toll. A $1 swing in any one of the Dow's 30 components equating to a 6.89-point move. Walmart Inc.'s share stumble comes after its fourth-quarter adjusted earnings a share were weaker than forecast. Much of of the Dow's 254-point drop, or 1%, to 24,964 was tied to Walmart. A pair of Dow components, UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. also delivered a downward blow to the equity gauge. The S&P 500 index retreated 0.6% to end at around 2,716, while the Nasdaq Composite Index finished near break-even at, off less than 0.1%, at 7,234.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 02/20/2018 13:04:07

    Walmart's stock exacts roughly 70-point toll from Dow industrials in late trade

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average late Tuesday was being dragged lower by a pullback in shares of Walmart Inc. Shares of Walmart were down about 10%, or $10.30, at $94.51, putting the retailing giant in position to mark its worst daily percentage decline since Oct. 14, 2015, and its worst point decline in history, according to FactSet data. That decline was weighing mightily on the Dow, exacting a more than 70-point toll. A $1 swing in any one of the Dow's 30 components equating to a 6.89-point move. Walmart Inc.'s share stumble comes after its fourth-quarter adjusted earnings a share were weaker than forecast. Much of of the Dow's 230-point drop, or 0.9%, at 24,989, was tied to Walmart. A pair of Dow components, UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. were delivering a 34-point tax to the equity gauge. The S&P 500 index retreated 0.4% at 2,719, while the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.1% at 7,243, bucking the market's broader drift lower.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 02/20/2018 08:21:12

    Walmart's stock exacts 65-point toll from Dow industrials in early trade

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average was being dragged lower by a pullback in shares of Walmart Inc. Shares of Walmart were down 9%, or $9.39, at $95.50, putting the retailing giant in position to mark its worst daily percentage decline since Oct. 14, 2015, according to FactSet data. That decline was weighing mightily on the Dow, exacting a more than 65-point toll. A $1 swing in any one of the Dow's 30 components equating to a 6.83-point move. Walmart Inc.'s share stumble comes after its fourth-quarter adjusted earnings a share were weaker than forecast. The lion's share of the Dow's 136-point drop, or 0.5%, at 25,057, was tied to Walmart. Another Dow component, UnitedHealth Group Inc., was delivering a 24-point tax. The S&P 500 index retreated 0.2% at 2,726, while the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 0.3% at 7,262, bucking the market's broader drift lower.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 02/16/2018 14:01:12

    Pfizer, UnitedHealth Boost DJIA on Friday


  • 02/09/2018 13:51:52

    Pharmacy-benefit manager stocks pressured as White House calls for lower biotech prices

    Shares of pharmacy-benefit managers fell Friday after the White House released a paper pushing for lower biotech drug prices. Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. (ESRX) declined 2.8%, CVS Health Corp. (CVS) shares slipped 1.5%, while shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), with its OptumRx PBM business, swung from a slight loss to be up 0.5%. On Friday, the White House's Coucil of Economic Advisers released a white paper entitled "Reforming Biopharmaceutical Pricing at Home and Abroad" which...

  • 01/30/2018 14:19:15

    Dow ends 360 points lower, marks worst 2-session drop in more than a year

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday fell sharply adding to its losses to start the week and marking its worst two-session skid in about 16 months, according to WSJ Market Data Group. The Dow closed off about 362 points, or 1.4% at 26,076, marking its steepest daily percentage drop since Aug. 18 and its worst two-session percentage slump since Sept. 9, 2016. The S&P 500 index closed down 1.1% at roughly 2,822, while the Nasdaq Composite Index ended the day off 0.9% at around 7,400. The blue-chip Dow industrials registered the worst performance of the three main benchmarks, with shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. cutting 72 points from the price-weighted gauge. The move lower for stocks comes as borrowing costs, by virtue of the 10-year Treasury yield , climbed to its highest level in more than three years on Monday. Despite the downturn for stocks that had mostly been in an uptrend, Wall Street strategists mostly see the updraft for stocks as intact. Looking ahead, investors are awaiting the State of the Union address from President Donald Trump later Tuesday as well as the Federal Reserve's latest policy update on Wednesday. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 01/30/2018 08:01:36

    UnitedHealth stock exacts 85-point toll from tumbling Dow industrials

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average was under heavy selling pressure on Tuesday and on track for its worst two-day decline since 2016, with shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. exacting the largest toll. The blue-chip gauge was down 280 points, or 1%, at 26,167. UnitedHealth Group's share slide subtracts about 85 points from the Dow. A $1 move in any one of the Dow's 30 components translates to a 6.83-point slide in the benchmark. Health-care names were down sharply after after Amazon.com Inc. Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced plans for a new company to improve their employees' health care, a possible challenge to traditional health-care providers. Meanwhile, a steady rise in interest rates, with the 10-year Treasury yield above 2.7%, has unsettled investors in stocks. The S&P 500 index was off 0.9% at 2,829, while the Nasdaq Composite Index was down 1% at 7,395.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 01/16/2018 11:19:38

    Dow hits 26,000 for first time on earnings optimism

    (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average raced past the 26,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday as fourth-quarter earnings season got off to a strong start following upbeat results from UnitedHealth and Citigroup.

  • 01/16/2018 09:37:28

    Dow briefly tops 26,000 mark

    (Reuters) - The Dow eased slightly after hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, as earnings season got off to a strong start following upbeat results from UnitedHealth and Citigroup.

  • 01/16/2018 07:32:41

    Dow tops 26,000 as U.S. stocks open at records

    U.S. stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday, with major indexes hitting their latest in a string of records and the Dow breaking through its latest 1,000-point milestone. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 215 points, or 0.9%, to 26,025. The S&P 500 added 15 points, or 0.5%, to 2,801. The Nasdaq Composite Index added 52 points, or 0.7%, to 7,312. Corporate earnings were a main driver of trading, both UnitedHealth Group Inc. and banking heavyweight Citigroup Inc. were among the stocks that reported. Shares of UnitedHealth rose 2.7% while Citigroup gained 1.4%. Separately, General Electric Co. fell 2% after the conglomerate said a review of GE Capital's insurance portfolio would result in a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 01/16/2018 05:40:46

    How the New Tax Law Boosted UnitedHealth Earnings and Forecast


  • 01/14/2018 23:09:47

    This Week: UnitedHealth, industrial production, housing data

    This Week: UnitedHealth earns, industrial production, housing starts

  • 12/22/2017 10:56:18

    Wall Street slips as Nike, UnitedHealth drag

    (Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes slipped in thin pre-holiday trading on Friday, pressured by losses in Nike and UnitedHealth.

  • 12/22/2017 09:16:48

    UnitedHealth plans $2.8B bid to grow South America business

    The largest U.S. health insurer is expanding deeper into South America by spending about $2.8 billion to buy a health care provider and insurer that operates in Chile, Columbia and Peru

  • 12/22/2017 05:41:22

    UnitedHealth moves to buy South America's Empresas Banmedica for $2.8 billion

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. disclosed Friday that it agreed to launch a tender offer to buy Empresas Banmedica, a health care provider serving Chile, Colombia and Peru, for the equivalent of $2.8 billion. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, UnitedHealth said it will offer $2,150 Chilean pesos for 100% of the Empresas Banmedica shares outstanding, which would value the company at CLP$1.7 trillion, or $2.8 billion at recent exchange rates. The tender offer is expected to commence on Dec. 27 and end on or about Jan. 25, with the merger deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. UnitedHealth's stock, which was still inactive in premarket trade, has soared 38.5% year to date, while the SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF has rallied 20.7% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 25.4%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 12/14/2017 14:01:06

    Caterpillar, UnitedHealth Lead DJIA Slide Thursday


  • 12/14/2017 12:47:49

    Health-care stock decline knocks Dow industrials lower

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading lower Thursday afternoon as health-care stocks pressured the main benchmarks. The Dow was down 54 points, or 0.2%, at 24,530, with shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, trading firmly in negative territory. The pair were among the worst performers of the Dow's 30 components. The S&P 500 index was off 9 points, or 0.4%, at 2,653, as the health-care sector also weighed on the overall index. A popular health-care exchange-traded fund, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF , was down 1%. Bank stocks and materials contributed to the decline. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index was off 0.3% at 6,857. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 11/27/2017 14:53:31

    UnitedHealth sees up to 8.5 pct earnings growth in 2018

    UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH) on Monday said it expected earnings to grow around 5.5 percent to 8.5 percent in 2018. The company said it expected adjusted net earnings in the range of $10.55 a share to $10.85 a share next year on revenue of $223 billion to $225 billion. The health insurer said it still expected 2017 adjusted earnings approaching $10 per share on more than $200 billion of revenue.

  • 11/27/2017 14:53:13

    UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth sees up to 8.5 pct earnings growth in 2018

    NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc on Monday said it expected earnings to grow around 5.5 percent to 8.5 percent in 2018.

  • 11/27/2017 14:34:11

    UnitedHealth shares decline following 2018 outlook

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.(UNH) slipped in the extended session Monday after most of the health insurer's forecast earnings range for next year fell below the Wall Street consensus. UnitedHealth (UNH) shares declined 1.1% to $210 after hours. The health insurer forecast adjusted earnings of $10.55 to $10.85 a share for the year on revenue of $223 billion to $225 billion.

  • 11/27/2017 14:31:43

    UnitedHealth lays out growth plans for 2018

    NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc on Monday said it expected earnings to grow around 5.5 percent to 8.5 percent in 2018.

  • 11/27/2017 14:27:58

    BRIEF-UnitedHealth Group Sees ‍2017 Adjusted Net Earnings To Approach $10 Per Share​

    * UNITEDHEALTH GROUP TO DISCUSS BUSINESS OUTLOOK AT INVESTOR CONFERENCE

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