This excerpt taken from the UNH 8-K filed Jul 14, 2005.
SECOND QUARTER NET EARNINGS OF $0.61 PER SHARE
MINNEAPOLIS (July 14, 2005) UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) achieved record results in the second quarter of 2005, reported Chairman and CEO William W. McGuire, M.D. Results were notable for the consistent operating performance and strong and diverse growth across the spectrum of UnitedHealth Group businesses. Dr. McGuire stated, We are particularly pleased with the continued growth of the various businesses within UnitedHealth Group. For example, this year we have extended services to approximately 1 million more people in the major medical benefits businesses alone. These significant gains suggest that our product approaches and affordability initiatives present meaningful value differentiation to customers. And while it is gratifying to report these developments today, they more importantly represent the basis for a very positive future for our company.