On 27 Jun 2018 Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Q1 2018 Sentiment at [SentimentNumber]

June 27, 2018 - By Anthony Rauscher

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“Big money” Positions

In 2018 Q1 Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) big money sentiment is 0.96, revealed SEC filings. That’s the same 2017Q4’s as. only 565 investment professionals increased and started new stock positions, while 587 sold and decreased stakes in Unitedhealth Group Inc so the sentiment is the same. These funds own 789.19 million shares, that’s down from 806.07 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Unitedhealth Group Inc in top 10 decreased from 131 to 116 for a decrease of 15. 55 Investors Sold All; 532 Reduced Holdings; 440 increased stakes while 125 investment professionals bought stakes.

Largest Unitedhealth Group Inc Investors

Abrams Bison Investments Llc owns 805,000 shares in Unitedhealth Group Inc as of 2018 Q1. Unitedhealth Group Inc’s shareholder Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc owns 101,783 shares as of 2018 Q1. Miura Global Management Llc reported 285,000 shares. Veritas Investment Management Llp revealed 403,565 shares position in Unitedhealth Group Inc. The United Kingdom-based fund Veritas Investment Management (Uk) Ltd holds 116,613 shares or 8.47% of their US long stock exposure.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States.The firm is worth $239.96 billion. The companyÂ’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, individuals, and military service members; and health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services.21.99 is the P/E ratio. It also provides services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; Medicaid plans, ChildrenÂ’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health services, including commercial health and dental benefits.

Ticker’s shares touched $249.7 during the last trading session after 0.40% change.UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has volume of 2.16M shares. Since June 27, 2017 UNH has risen 37.57% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 25.00%.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) is awaited to report earnings on July, 17., according to RTT. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $3.03. That’s up 23.17 % from last year’s $2.46 earnings per share. In case of $3.03 earnings per share UNH’s profit could be $2.91 billion. Wall Street now sees -0.33 % negative EPS growth despite UnitedHealth Group Incorporated last quarter’s EPS of $3.04.

Carret Asset Management Llc has 4,011 shs. Beach Counsel Pa reported 3,000 shs. Sit Invest Associates, Minnesota-based fund reported 181,685 shs. First Long Island Ltd Com reported 0.78% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). First Western Capital Mgmt holds 1,180 shs. Bridgecreek Invest Management Lc has invested 1.51% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The Australia-based Amp Invsts Limited has invested 0.74% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Liability Co reported 942 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Btc Mgmt has 0.62% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Usa Finance Portformulas invested in 12,951 shs or 0.67% of the stock. Daniel Devine & holds 1.56% or 8,965 shs. Crawford Inv Counsel Inc reported 0.01% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Miracle Mile Ltd Liability Company stated it has 998 shs. Segment Wealth Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 1.12% or 21,095 shs. Bb&T Securities Ltd Co owns 222,504 shs.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had 13 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since January 18, 2018. This’s net activity of $36.37 million. On Thursday, March 15 $5.08M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by RENFRO LARRY C. On Friday, January 19 the insider Shine Kenneth Irwin sold $48,025. On Thursday, March 15 Nelson Steven H sold $3.28M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $2.46M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, January 23. 10,000 shs valued at $2.38 million were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31. WILENSKY GAIL R also sold $1.40 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, January 18.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 13 have positions in UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) as follows: 12 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 92%. The firm has $300 highest while $259.0 is the lowest target price. The average target $274.15 is 9.79% above the last ($249.7) price. Since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc UnitedHealth Group has 18 analyst reports. On Wednesday, April 18 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of UNH in report with “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, April 17 the company was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, April 18 Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, January 12 Cowen & Co maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Wednesday, January 17 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. On Thursday, June 7 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. In Friday, January 12 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, June 21 BMO Capital Markets maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Outperform” rating.

A couple more UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were brought out by: 247Wallst.com which released on June 23, 2018 “Visa Takes Over as Dow’s Top-Performing Stock”, also Benzinga.com on June 25, 2018 brought out “Quest Diagnostics Gets Positive Prognosis In Light Of UnitedHealth Partnership”, the next Fool.com is “The 6 Stocks on the MFM Team’s Radar This Week” on June 19, 2018. Finance.Yahoo.com has article titled “I Still Believe UnitedHealth Group Is a Triple-Digit Growth Story”.

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