More color on UnitedHealth Group Q1 results

|About: UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)|By:, SA News Editor

Q1 revenues of $31.7B up 5% yoy. Operating earnings were flat at $2.1B. Operating margin fell to 3.5% from 4.1%.

Optum revenues of $11.2B up 29% yoy but operating margin decreased to 5.8% compared to the comparable quarter's 6.2%.

2.7M more people served yoy.

Consolidated medical care ratio decreased 20 basis points to 82.5%.

CF Ops was $1.4B.

EPS of $1.10 despite $0.35 negative impact from Affordable Care Act.

2014 revenue guidance range is $128B - $129B. Net EPS range is $5.40 - $5.60.

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