UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH +1.31% said it was lifting its 2019 profit outlook after reporting second-quarter earnings of $3.29 billion, or $3.42 a share, an increase from $2.92 billion, or $2.98 a share, in the year-earlier period. Revenue rose to $60.59 billion from $56.09 billion, which the company attributed to led by double-digit percentage revenue growth at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, OptumRx and OptumHealth. On an adjusted measure, the company said it earned $3.60 a share, helped by the deferral of the health insurance tax. Analysts polled by FactSet expected earnings of $3.45 a share on revenue of $60.55 billion. The company said it was lifting its full-year adjusted EPS forecast to a range of $14.70 to $14.90, against analyst expectations of $14.70.