One of the leading US insurance companies UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) is poised to acquire data analyst Change Healthcare (NASDAQ: CHNG) for $ 13 billion. The acquisition will strengthen the software and analytics segment. UnitedHealth Group is offering $ 25.75 for Change Healthcare shares. But already at the auction on January 6, shares rose by more than 30%. Over the past 12 months, the company's shares have risen in price by more than 20% and at the auction on January 7 were worth $ 365.03. The company remains one of the leaders in the US health insurance market and continues to expand in new directions.
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) rose 104% to $ 22.26. The market capitalization was $ 2.91 billion due to the announcement of the sale of the asset and the repayment of debts. 3D Systems announced the sale of "non-core software" for $ 64 million, and also released preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The company expects revenue of $ 170- $ 176 million, which is higher than Wall Street's expectations of $ 140 million. 3D Systems also expects higher profit of $ 11- $ 19 million.
Plant-based meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND) has seen uneven revenue growth over the past year. In the first two quarters of 2020, Beyond Meat posted growth of 141% and 69%, respectively. However, already in the third quarter, revenue grew by only 3%. In about a month, the company is set to submit a fourth quarter report and has yet to publish any forecasts for its financials. Beyond Meat offers different types of meat substitutes, including cutlets, sausages, sausages. Avoiding meat is a common trend in many countries. On the tori on January 5, BYND was worth $ 126.07. Over the past year, the company's shares have risen in price by more than 65%.
Payment platform Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has become one of the beneficiaries of the accelerated transition to cashless payments amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, the company's shares rose more than 245% to $ 217.64 in trading on December 31. However, Square's growth is unlikely to stop. The company expands its ecosystem and becomes more valuable for both its customers and shareholders. Square currently operates in several financial services areas. For example, its payment processing services allow merchants to conduct credit and debit card transactions. In addition, the company is developing its CashApp application, which serves individuals and allows you to send and receive non-cash money.
2020-nji ýylda «Square Inc.» töleg platformasy nagt däl tölegiň esasylarynyň biri boldy. Geçen ýylda kompaniýanyň paýnamalarynyň bahasy 245% ýokarlandy hem-de 2020-nji ýylyň soňky günlerinde kompaniýanyň bir paýnamasynyň bahasy 217,64 ABŞ-nyň dollaryna barabar boldy. Häzirki wagtda «Square» kompaniýasy töleg ulgamynyň birnäçe ugrunda işleýär. Şeýle-de kompaniýa kredit we debet kartlar boýunça pul geçirilişini amala aşyrýar. «Square»-niň hyzmatlar sanawynda elektron kommersiýa hyzmatlary hem bar.