SuperValu Cruises past Analyst Expectations, Still Sinks

SuperValu (SVU) reported adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus by $0.10. Total sales from continuing operations stood at $3.8 billion—35% higher YoY.

Kinder Morgan’s 3Q17 Results Met Analysts' Expectations

Kinder Morgan reported its 3Q17 results on October 18, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS of $0.15, which was in-line with analysts’ consensus estimates.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Stable on October 20

On October 20, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,378.65 after rising 0.25%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) fell 1.7% on October 19, 2017.

Highs and Lows: Wall Street's Performance on October 19

After rising for five consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note. It rose in the first three trading days of the week.


Investing in Pfizer? What You Need to Know

By revenue, Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. It’s headquartered in New York City. It focuses on prescription and OTC drugs.

Aetna's Earnings: Strong Peformance in 4Q14

On February 3, 2015, Aetna reported its 4Q14 financial results. The company reported revenue of $14.7 billion in 4Q14—an increase of 12.1% YoY.

Aetna: An Analysis of the Health Insurance Giant

With a market capitalization of $35.1 billion, Aetna (AET) is one of the largest insurance providers in the US.

Investing in Johnson & Johnson: What You Should Know

Johnson & Johnson is a leading pharmaceuticals and healthcare company in the US. It delivered returns of 13.4% from February 2010 to February 2015.

Investing in healthcare: Why UnitedHealth Group is important

With a market capitalization of $107.1 billion, UnitedHealth Group is the largest insurance provider in the US. It registered revenue worth $130.5 billion in 2014.

What it means to be 'big pharma' in a $980 billion industry

Pharmaceutical companies either deal with patented drugs, generic drugs, or both. Most big pharma companies deal with both.

Humana: Health insurance for the masses

Humana’s pharmacy business covers about 9 million people, and 6 million of those are Medicare beneficiaries.

Humana: Health insurance for the masses

Humana (HUM) is the third-largest health insurance provider in the US, with over 13 million customers. Humana is also 73rd in Fortune 500 rankings.

Today's US health insurance industry: What you need to know

The health insurance industry mainly gives individuals a risk management tool. People can’t predict the extent or timing of their their healthcare expenses.

Understanding the pharmaceutical industry

The global pharmaceutical industry was worth an estimated $1 trillion in 2014. In 2013, global pharmaceutical markets generated revenues of $980.1 billion.

HCA Holdings: A must-read company overview

HCA Holdings went private in 1988 through a leveraged buyout, but it again became a public company in 1992.

Assessing Community Health Systems’ hospital business in 3Q14

Community Health Systems (CYH) owns, operates, or leases 207 hospitals across 29 states. It currently controls more hospitals in the US than any other operator.

An investor's guide to the US hospital Industry

Hospitals have always been one of the major cornerstones of the healthcare industry. In 2011, hospital care accounted for a total of $850 billion of the total $2.7 trillion of national health expenditures.

Equity Research: Does ICON present a compelling investment opportunity?

ICON plc (ICLR) is poised to benefit from an ongoing secular shift towards the outsourcing of clinical trials services. While this trend has already begun, it is likely only in the…

MOH Enrollment by Product
Equity research: Molina Healthcare, Inc.

As one of the leading Medicaid-focused HMOs, MOH enjoys a strong foothold in one of the healthcare sector’s fastest-growing markets.


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