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Shares of UnitedHealth Rank the Lowest in Terms of EPS Growth in the Managed Health Care Industry (UNH, HUM, CI, AET, UAM)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

UnitedHealth ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 451.8%. Humana is next with a EPS growth of 1,568.3%. CIGNA ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 4,159.5%.

Aetna follows with a EPS growth of 6,281.7%, and Universal American rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 10,000.0%.

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