⬆️ When Is It Gonna End? 🚀

Hi friends,

The last 5 days were really exciting...market indices roared upwards the past week.

I must break you
  • Dow Jones 30: 33,800.60 (1.95%, year-to-date: 10.44%)

  • S&P 500: 4,128.80 (2.71%, year-to-date: 9.92%)

  • Nasdaq: 13,900.19 (3.12%, year-to-date: 7.85%)

 

A safer alternative to chemically infused baby products? Honestly...


Jessica Alba's Honest Co, a company specializing in baby products and other skincare products, recently filed for an IPO. The company claims its products are a safe alternative to other products. Our personal opinion when it comes to IPOs should be pretty apparent if you know how much we love doing fundamentals. You can't do fundamentals if there's no performance history (we're talking about earnings projections, annual top-line revenue, stock trends). Let's keep an eye out and see how well it does.


 

Hook me up, bro


President Biden recently proposed a $100 billion plan to make broadband internet widely accessible to every American. Surprised it took this long to make internet available at this level. The bill faces opposition from telecom companies with concerns related to loss of government grants which could be used to fund infrastructure development.



 

Bump in the road


Covid-19 cases reached a 20-week high amidst a higher rate of vaccinations taking place in the U.S. Great...just when things started looking brighter.

 

Next Week's Earnings


Here's a few notable earnings next week:

  • First Republic Bank (FRC) on 14th Apr 2021

  • Goldman Sachs Group (GS) on 14th Apr 2021

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) on 14th Apr 2021

  • Wells Fargo (WFC) on 14th Apr 2021

  • Bank of America Corp (BAC) on 15th Apr 2021

  • BlackRock (BLK) on 15th Apr 2021

  • Citigroup Inc. (C) on 15th Apr 2021

  • Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) on 15th Apr 2021

  • J. B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) on 15th Apr 2021

  • PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on 15th Apr 2021

  • PPG Industries (PPG) on 15th Apr 2021

  • Truist Financial (TFC) on 15th Apr 2021

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on 15th Apr 2021

  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) on 15th Apr 2021

  • The Bank of New York Mellon (BK) on 16th Apr 2021

  • Citizens Financial Group (CFG) on 16th Apr 2021

  • Kansas City Southern (KSU) on 16th Apr 2021

  • Morgan Stanley (MS) on 16th Apr 2021

  • PNC Financial Services (PNC) on 16th Apr 2021

  • State Street Corp. (STT) on 16th Apr 2021

 

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)


UnitedHealth Group's primary stream of revenue comes from selling insurance, providing health care solutions, and implementing programs made to provide cost-efficient care to its members. Last year, its top-line revenue came out to be about a quarter TRILLION dollars.



Annual Top-Line Revenue:

  • 2016: $184.84B

  • 2017: $201.16B

  • 2018: $226.25B

  • 2019: $242.16B

  • 2020: $257.14B


Last 4 Earnings Result (from most recent):

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Historical Stock Returns:

  • 3-month: 3.77%

  • 1-year: 43.59%

  • 5-year: 199.05%

I mean, it is a part of the Dow 30 after all. Earnings will be published the coming Thursday (the 15th). If you're looking for a company in health care because your portfolio is nothing but tech, UNH is definitely worth considering!

 

What are the players competing with UNH?


UNH is up against CVS Health (CVS), Anthem Inc (ANTM) and Cigna Corp (CI).

 

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- Call to Leap Team


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