UnitedHealth fourth-quarter profit rose as it added new members

Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:15am EST

Jan 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Thursday reported a higher fourth-quarter profit and the addition of 170,000 members, and it said 2014 earnings would improve as well.

Net income rose to $1.4 billion, or $1.41 per share, from $1.2 billion, or $1.20 per share, a year earlier.

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.