UnitedHealth Group Reports Third Quarter 2021 Performance

October 14, 2021 | 3 min Read
  • Revenues Increased 11% to $72.3 Billion, with Strong and Diversified Growth across Optum and UnitedHealthcare

  • Earnings from Operations $5.7 Billion

  • Cash Flows from Operations $7.6 Billion or 1.8x Net Income

  • Net Earnings $4.28 Per Share and Adjusted Earnings $4.52 Per Share

Consistent, well-balanced growth continued across UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) in the third quarter 2021.

“Our positive growth and operating results are thanks to the 340,000 Optum and UnitedHealthcare team members who  strive every day to help clinicians deliver and people access quality, affordable health care,” said Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group.

The Company increased its full year net earnings outlook to $17.70 to $17.95 per share and adjusted earnings to $18.65 to $18.90 per share. The Company’s full year 2021 outlook for net unfavorable COVID-19 earnings effects is consistent with previous expectations.   

Download: UnitedHealth Group Earnings, Including Financial Tables