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UNH

UnitedHealth

$240.50

8.49 (3.66%)

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HealthTrust selects OptumRx as exclusive pharmacy care services partner

HealthTrust has selected OptumRx as its exclusive pharmacy care services partner for its member organizations. OptumRx and HealthTrust, and its CoreTrust division, will partner to deliver transparent pharmacy benefit solutions intended to support better health outcomes, improved consumer experiences and lower costs. OptumRx will provide custom programs, tools and mobile technology that will improve how consumers engage in their pharmacy benefit and overall health care. OptumRx will offer an integrated and flexible program backed by a fully dedicated support team focused on delivering exceptional pharmacy experiences and will collaborate with HealthTrust to meet the unique needs of member organizations through performance analytics and total cost management.

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UNH UnitedHealth
$240.50

8.49 (3.66%)

04/23/19
UBSW
04/23/19
INITIATION
Target $238
UBSW
Neutral
UnitedHealth initiated with a Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Whit Mayo started UnitedHealth with a Neutral rating and $238 price target, saying its sector is "dominated by exogenous factors" such as the election, policy uncertainty, and a pending ACA litigation. The analyst notes that the stock has more upside than downside in the near term, but also believes that the Street consensus has priced in UnitedHealth's long-term growth and the trend of not having missed on its numbers in 10 years.
04/23/19
BNCH
04/23/19
NO CHANGE
BNCH
UnitedHealth preferred lab launch a long-term plus for Invitae, says Benchmark
Benchmark analyst Bruce Jackson noted that UnitedHealthcare (UNH) plans to launch a Preferred Laboratory Network to include Invitae (NVTA), which he views as a long-term positive for the latter and "another building block for Invitae's strategy to make genetic testing more widely available and more easily reimbursed." Other labs named to the preferred network include LabCorp (LH), Quest Diagnostics (DGX), and BioReference and GeneDx, which are both part of Opko (OPK), the analyst noted. UnitedHealthcare's current network includes NeoGenomics (NEO) and he doesn't anticipate any impact to NeoGenomics from the preferred network launch, added Jackson.
04/24/19
ADAM
04/24/19
NO CHANGE
Target $103
ADAM
Buy
Quest Diagnostics price target raised to $103 from $97 at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Mark Massaro raised his price target for Quest Diagnostics (DGX) to $103 from $97 and reiterated a Buy rating after the company delivered a "solid" Q1 top and bottom line beat, driven by stronger volume growth than the Street anticipated. Quest is off to a "good start" as it adds new volume growth related to 43M new lives from recent health plan wins from UnitedHealthcare (UNH) and others, and Quest expects volumes to gradually grow throughout this year, Massaro tells investors in a research note.
04/30/19
PIPR
04/30/19
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Overweight
Piper says LabCorp may be taking incremental volume from regional payers
After LabCorp (LH) reported a mixed Q1, with better than expected earnings and lower than expected revenue, Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk said he found it interesting that management noted volumes from UnitedHealth (UNH) and CVS Health's (CVS) Aetna is stable after the initial decline in January. He thinks this implies that LabCorp and Quest (DGX) are likely taking some incremental volume from regional payers, adding that this is sooner than he anticipated following the new managed care deals. However, management "remains coy" about the future impact from other volume consolidating programs, such as UnitedHealth's Preferred Lab Network, according to Quirk. He keeps an Overweight rating on LabCorp shares.

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