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  • Previous Rank6
  • Revenues ($M)$184,840
  • Revenue Percent Change17.7%
  • Profits ($M)$7,017
  • Profits Percent Change20.7%
  • Assets ($M)$122,810
  • Employees230,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$157,793

UnitedHealth Group, America’s largest health insurer, has shown a willingness to go it alone with more than 130 million global customers, investments in various areas (including health services, pharmacy benefits, and prescription drug distribution) and a taste for making aggressive partnerships. UnitedHealth Group was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minn.

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Company Info

Stephen J. Hemsley
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Health Care
Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care
HQ Location
Minnetonka, MN
Years on Fortune 500 List23

UnitedHealth Group Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$184,84017.7%
Profits ($M)$7,01720.7%
Assets ($M)$122,810-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$38,274-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$157,793-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.8%
Profits as % of Assets5.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)7.25
EPS % Change (from 2015)20.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)8.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)9.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)38.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)27.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12.7%