This excerpt taken from the UNH 8-K filed Jan 19, 2006.
Company Increases 2006 Earnings Per Share Growth Projection To a Range of 21% to 23%
MINNEAPOLIS (January 19, 2006) UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) achieved record results in the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2005, reported Chairman and CEO William W. McGuire, M.D. today.
He noted that the full year results were driven by balanced contributions across the diversified family of UnitedHealth Group businesses and the extension of services to nearly 3.6 million new customers across all of its member-based businesses in 2005.