UnitedHealth Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

January 19, 2022 | 3 min Read
  • Revenues of $287.6 Billion Grew 12% Year-Over-Year, with Double-Digit Growth at both Optum and UnitedHealthcare

  • Cash Flows from Operations were $22.3 Billion or 1.3x Net Income

  • Full Year and Fourth Quarter Net Earnings were $18.08 and $4.26 Per Share

  • Full Year and Fourth Quarter Adjusted Net Earnings were $19.02 and $4.48 Per Share

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) reported full year and fourth quarter 2021 results led by continued broad-based growth across the enterprise.

“Our strong 2021 performance and confident growth outlook for 2022 and beyond reflect the accelerating innovation and expanding capabilities across Optum and UnitedHealthcare,” said Andrew Witty, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group.

UnitedHealth Group affirmed the 2022 growth and performance objectives established at its November 30, 2021 Investor Conference, including revenues of $317 billion to $320 billion, net earnings of $20.20 to $20.70 per share, adjusted net earnings of $21.10 to $21.60 per share and cash flows from operations of $23 billion to $24 billion.  The Company confirmed the 2022 growth forecast elements provided at its Investor Conference, including for people served through Medicare Advantage.

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