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UnitedHealth profit soars in Q2
Los Angeles Business Journal

UnitedHealth Group’s profit surged 31 percent in the second quarter, beating Wall Street estimates.

The Minnetonka, Minn.-based parent of PacifiCare Health Systems posted net income of $1.12 billion, or 99 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30. That’s compares to earnings of $859 million, or 73 cents per share, in the comparable period last year.