Cisco's Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates

The US-based (SPY) tech (QQQ) heavyweight Cisco (CSCO) announced its fiscal 1Q18 results on November 15 and reported revenue of $12.1 billion.

Walmart Stock Soared 10.9% on Stellar 3Q Results

Walmart (WMT) stock rose 10.9% to $99.62 after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal 3Q18 results on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Several analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

Home Depot Raised 2017 Guidance after Strong 3Q17 Earnings

Home Depot (HD) posted adjusted EPS of $1.87 on revenues of $25.0 billion. Compared to 3Q16, the company’s EPS rose 16.9%, while revenues rose 8.1%.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Are Mixed on November 17

On November 17, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.48% and closed the day at 3,382.91. The SPDR S&P China (GXC) rose 1.8% on November 16.


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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