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Is UnitedHealth Worthy Of A Position In An IRA?

I recently sold Walgreens (WBA) from my IRA portfolio because I had a pretty great gain in the name and wanted to lock in the profits. Now I'm on the hunt to find a replacement for the stock and would like to take a look at UnitedHealth (UNH). UnitedHealth designs products, provides services and applies technologies that improve access to health and well-being services, simplify the health care experience and make health care more affordable. On January 21, 2015, the company reported fourth quarter earnings of $1.55, which beat the consensus of analyst estimates by $0.05. In the past year, the company's stock is up 53.57% and is beating the S&P 500, which has gained 17.51% in the same time frame. I took my IRA back from my financial advisor who managed to not make as much money as the market has and I've decided that I want to look… Read More …