United Health Group (NYSE: UNH) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2015 results, once again highlighted by broad-based growth and market share expansion. In 2015, United Healthcare grew to serve more people while effectively managing for better outcomes at lower health care costs on behalf of its clients.
Optum paired strong organic growth with strategic investments to contribute nearly 40 percent of United Health Group’s full year earnings from operations in 2015. “The people of United Health Group are focused sharply on executing fully on 2016 commitments and delivering the highest quality experience for those we are privileged to serve. These efforts are reflected in continuing strong growth as we enter the new year,” said Stephen J. Hemsley, chief executive officer of United Health Group.
The Company affirmed its 2016 financial outlook, including estimated revenues of more than $180 billion, rising net earnings growth to a range of $7.60 to $7.80 in adjusted earnings per share, and strong cash flows from operations in the range of $9.5 billion to $10 billion.