Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Shares Declined While Wellington Management Group Llp Decreased Stake by $191.50 Million

May 17, 2018 - By Ira Colvard

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 0.96. That’s change of 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 51 investors sold all, 538 reduced holdings as UNH ratio improved. 426 rose holdings while 138 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 806.07 million shares thus 0.60% less from 2017Q3’s 810.94 million shares. Davenport And Lc has 17,769 shs. Duncker Streett & Com has 0.23% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Parametrica Management accumulated 1,481 shs. Private Trust Na has invested 0.36% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Suntrust Banks Inc invested in 0.29% or 248,403 shs. 1,497 were reported by Perigon Wealth Mgmt Ltd Llc. Farmers Tru invested 0.08% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Tower Cap Ltd Com (Trc) accumulated 0.69% or 24,124 shs. Family Firm holds 0.08% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 932 shs. 3.86 million were accumulated by Schwab Charles Investment. Ifc Holding Inc Fl owns 33,032 shs or 0.5% of their US capital. Tci Wealth Inc accumulated 1,641 shs. Tompkins Finance Corporation stated it has 4,595 shs or 0.23% of all its holdings. Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 0.77% or 20,878 shs. Rock Springs Ltd Partnership invested in 4.87% or 487,000 shs.

UNH registered $32.64 million net activity with 0 buys and 12 insider sales since December 14, 2017. $5.01M worth of stock was sold by RENFRO LARRY C on Thursday, December 14. 10,000 shs were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, worth $2.46M on Tuesday, January 23. On Thursday, January 18 WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 202 shs valued at $47,959 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Thursday, April 19. The insider Nelson Steven H sold 14,233 shs worth $3.28M. HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38M worth of stock or 10,000 shs.

Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Wellington Management Group Llp reduced its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 2.47%. The company’s stock sank 0.93% while Wellington Management Group Llp sold 870,461 shares. The medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4 was valued at $7.57 billion. It’s down from 35.21M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 34.34M shares held by the institutional investor . $232.29 billion is the market cap of Unitedhealth Group Inc. UNH touched $241.72 during the last trading session after $2.22 change.UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has volume of 1.91M shares. Since May 17, 2017 UNH has risen 32.42% and is uptrending. UNH outperformed by 20.87% the S&P 500.

About $452.59 billion US Long portfolio Wellington Management Group Llp operates. Its stake in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) was upped by 234,171 shares to 531,918 shares valued at $23.10M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Wellington Management Group Llp has risen its stake in Rpc Inc (NYSE:RES) and also increased its holding in Athene Hldg Ltd by 213,568 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.12 million shares.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s earnings report is awaited on July, 17., according to RTT. Analysts expect change of 23.17 % or $0.57 from previous year’s $2.46 earnings per share compared to current’s $3.03 earnings per share. If reported the P/E will be 19.94 with $2.91B profit. Analysts at Wall Street see UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s -0.33 % negative EPS growth compared to $3.04 earnings per share for previous quarter.

A couple more UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were released by: Investorplace.com which released on May 04, 2018 “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges”, also Seekingalpha.com on May 16, 2018 released “Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market”, the next Bizjournals.com is “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area” on May 08, 2018. Bizjournals.com has article titled “Moody’s likes the upward financial trend at this Lakeland pharmacy benefits manager”.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

A total of 13 analysts rate UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) as follows: 13 “Buy”, 0 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 100% are bullish. The firm has $28200 highest and $235.0 lowest target. The avg target $272 is 12.53% above the last ($241.72) price. (NYSE:UNH) has 20 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. In Wednesday, January 17 report Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $260.0 target. On Thursday, March 8 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Monday, December 25 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. In Wednesday, April 18 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Tuesday, January 16 Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 12 the firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald.

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