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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) closed the most recent trading day at $465, moving +1.4% from the previous trading session. The stock outpaced the S&P 500’s daily loss of 0.14%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.45%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.02%.
Coming into today, shares of the largest U.S. health insurer had lost 4.1% in the past month. In that same time, the Medical sector lost 2.72%, while the S&P 500 lost 0.13%.
UnitedHealth Group will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, which is expected to be January 19, 2022. On that day, UnitedHealth Group is projected to report earnings of $4.30 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 70.63%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $73.1 billion, up 11.66% from…