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May 21, 2014
10:04 EDTGILD, WCG, WLP, HS, AGP, CNC, MOH, AET, HNT, UNH, HUM, CIGilead criticized by insurance trade group for 'astronomical' hep C drug price
In a post to its Coverage blog, America's Health Insurance Plans stated that Hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi has shown "tremendous results" and is the "kind of medical innovation we need to sustain," but claims the drug’s maker, Gilead (GILD), is taking "advantage of a lack of competition – has priced it at an astronomical level that is not sustainable for consumers, innovation, or society." America’s Health Insurance Plans, or AHIP, is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. Publicly traded health insurers include AMERIGROUP (AGP), Aetna (AET), Centene (CNC), Cigna (CI), Health Net (HNT), Healthspring (HS), Humana (HUM), Molina Healthcare (MOH), UnitedHealth (UNH), WellCare (WCG) and WellPoint (WLP). Reference Link
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July 22, 2014
13:46 EDTAET, HS, CNC, WLP, HNT, CI, HUM, AGP, MOH, UNH, WCGCourt upholds Obamacare subsidies, NY Times says
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10:43 EDTAET, AGP, WLP, HNT, WCG, HUM, UNH, CI, MOH, HS, CNCAppeals court bars subsidies in health care law
A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down part of President Obama's healthcare law by siding today with plaintiffs who argued that the law barred the government from giving subsidies to people in states that chose not to set up their own insurance marketplaces. The appeals court stated, "Because we conclude that the ACA unambiguously restricts the section 36B subsidy to insurance purchased on Exchanges 'established by the State,' we reverse the district court and vacate the IRS’s regulation." Twenty-seven states decided against setting up marketplaces, and another nine states partially opted out, according to the Washington Post.
06:47 EDTCNCCentene up 2.1% following Q2 earnings release
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06:14 EDTCNCCentene sees FY14 EPS $3.70-$3.90, consensus $3.73
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06:14 EDTGILDGilead July weekly volatility elevated into Q2
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06:12 EDTCNCCentene reports Q2 EPS ex-items 95c, consensus 72c
Reports Q2 revenue $4.02B, consensus $3.66B. Reports Q2 EPS 79c. Reports Q2 premium and service revenues $3.74B.
July 21, 2014
16:00 EDTGILDOptions Update; July 21, 2014
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures up 65c to 28.53. Option volume leaders: AAPL FB NFLX DG CMCSA GILD PBR TWTR TSLA according to Track Data.
11:02 EDTUNHUnitedHealth, Banner Health Network announce collaboration
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09:38 EDTGILDActive equity options trading on open
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07:21 EDTGILDGilead could be hurt by new HCV drugs, says Wells Fargo
Noting that data on a new Merck (MRK) HCV treatment is expected in November, Wells Fargo thinks Merck's HCV drug could be combined with Gilead's (GILD) Sovaldi to shorten the duration of treatment to four weeks. Other companies could take similar actions, and Gilead's per patient revenues would be significantly reduced if this occurs, the firm warned. However, it continues to have an upbeat outlook on Gilead heading into what it sees as a strong quarter and is still upbeat on the company's long-term HCV opportunity. It keeps an Outperform rating on Gilead.
06:43 EDTGILDGrowing market for hepatitis-C treatment prompts legal scramble, WSJ says
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July 20, 2014
12:46 EDTGILDGilead drug cocktail helps treat HIV/HCV-coinfected patients, JAMA says
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July 18, 2014
16:47 EDTUNHMarket ends week higher as earnings, M&A offset geopolitical tensions
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08:45 EDTUNHUnitedHealth price target raised to $94 from $84 at Oppenheimer
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July 17, 2014
16:52 EDTUNHOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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13:18 EDTUNHOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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09:13 EDTUNHUnitedHealth expects improving environment in 2016 and beyond
Expects to expand up to two dozen state exchanges in 2014. Project 6% commercial medical cost trend for 2016, with costs in line with company's plan and remains moderate. Expects margins to reach 7% this year, in line with original forecast. Expects Optum revenue to accelerate in 2H14, and particularly in Q4. Comments taken from Q2 earnings conference call.
06:18 EDTUNHUnitedHealth reports Q2 Optum revenue $11.7B
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06:18 EDTUNHUnitedHealth raises low end of FY14 EPS to $5.50-$5.60 from $5.40-$5.60
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06:18 EDTUNHUnitedHealth reports Q2 EPS $1.42, consensus $1.26
Reports Q2 revenue $32.57B, consensus $32B
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