United Health's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on United Health is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $72.50 short put and a strike $67.50 long put offers a potential 10.86% return on risk over the next 25 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $72.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.49 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.51 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $67.50 long put strike price.
The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for United Health is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.
The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for United Health is bullish.
The RSI indicator is at 72.08 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.
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LATEST NEWS for United Health
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:31:00 GMT
Health Insurance Stocks Gain As Humana Says Government Cuts Won't Be As Bad As Feared
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:43:00 GMT
Forbes – UnitedHealth Group's stock gained 3% on Monday after peer Humana announced that the government's cuts to the Medicare program would not have as severe an effect as earlier estimated. Humana's stock surged 11% following the announcement while Aetna gained 2%.
The Next Shoe To Drop: Obamacare Will Increase The Cost Of Employer-Sponsored Insurance
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:22:00 GMT
Forbes – Yesterday, the Obama Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a six-page report predicting that Obamacare could cause premiums to increase for nearly two-thirds of small- to medium-sized businesses. “This results in roughly 11 million individuals whose premiums are estimated to be higher as a result of the ACA and about 6 million individuals who are estimated to have lower premiums,” CMS writes. But CMS’ projections almost certainly understate the problem, one that will begin to affect millions of workers in the second half of 2014.
UnitedHealthcare Plan Participants Now Have Access to University General Hospital
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:28:00 GMT
Marketwired – People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare's employer-sponsored, individual, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid health plans now have access to University General Hospital in Houston, located near the Texas Medical …
New Optum One Analytics Platform Helps Care Providers Engage Patients, Coordinate Care and Improve Outcomes
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT
Business Wire – Optum has launched Optum One, a health intelligence platform that brings knowledge drawn from hundreds of millions of patient encounters directly to the fingertips of health care p
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