Big Money Are Betting On Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH), Sentiment at 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Nellie Rakes

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Positions for Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH)

In 2017 Q4 Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) big money sentiment increased to 0.96, SEC.gov filings reveal. That’s up 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 564 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 589 decreased and sold their stock positions in Unitedhealth Group Inc so the sentiment is better. Funds own 806.07 million shares, down from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Unitedhealth Group Inc in top 10 increased from 114 to 131 for an increase of 17. In total 51 funds closed positions, 538 reduced and 426 increased. Also 138 funds bought new Unitedhealth Group Inc stakes.

Significant Unitedhealth Group Inc Shareholders

Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc owns 101,782 shares in Unitedhealth Group Inc as of 2017 Q4. As of 2017 Q4, 410,833 shares of Unitedhealth Group Inc are owned by Veritas Investment Management Llp. In addition, Veritas Investment Management (Uk) Ltd reported 110,607 shares in Unitedhealth Group Inc equivalent to 9% of its long stock exposure. Provident Trust Co revealed 917,599 shares position in Unitedhealth Group Inc. The New York-based fund Miura Global Management Llc looks positive on Unitedhealth Group Inc, having 125,000 shares.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States.The company has $232.29 billion market cap. 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.22.55 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.

The stock increased 0.93% or $2.22 during the last trading session, reaching $241.72.Currently UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is uptrending after 32.42% change in last May 17, 2017. UNH has 1.91M shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 20.87%.

On July, 17 is anticipated UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s earnings report, RTT reports. The earnings per share diference is $0.57 or 23.17 % up from last years number. Previous year: $2.46; Analysts forcast: $3.03. If the current earnings per share of $3.03 is accurate, UNH’s profit could reach $2.91B. Wall Street forecasts -0.33 % negative EPS growth as of July, 17.

Accredited Investors has 0.65% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 10,722 shs. Andra Ap stated it has 0.7% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Hermes Mngmt Limited owns 8,323 shs or 0.03% of their US capital. Azimuth Cap Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 63,074 shs. 46,435 are held by Marco Invest Ltd Co. Cetera Advisor Limited Com reported 19,375 shs. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Lc reported 67,780 shs. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Group Incorporated Limited Liability accumulated 0.73% or 14,946 shs. Amalgamated Comml Bank has 0.76% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 126,943 shs. Usa Portformulas accumulated 26,500 shs. Cue Gru Inc invested in 6,045 shs or 0.88% of the stock. Warren Averett Asset Management Lc reported 0.24% stake. Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Company has 13,754 shs for 0.59% of their capital. Piedmont Advisors Limited Liability Corp has invested 1.08% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Founders Cap Ltd holds 0.1% or 1,048 shs in its capital.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had 12 sales and 0 buys since December 14, 2017. This’s net activity of $32.64 million. RENFRO LARRY C also sold $5.08M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, March 15. $47,959 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shs were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin. On Thursday, January 18 WILENSKY GAIL R also sold $1.40M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The insider Nelson Steven H sold 14,233 shs worth $3.28 million. $2.38M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31. On Tuesday, January 23 10,000 shs were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, worth $2.46M.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH). “Buy” rating has 13, “Sell” are 0, while 0 are “Hold”. (NYSE:UNH) has 100% bullish analysts. With $28200 highest and $235.0 lowest PT, UnitedHealth has $272 average PT or 12.53% above the current ($241.72) price. 20 are the (NYSE:UNH)’s ratings reports on 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 18. On Wednesday, December 6 the rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy”. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, March 8 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. In Tuesday, April 17 report Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 12 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. On Monday, December 25 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, January 17 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse. On Tuesday, November 28 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Tuesday, April 17 the rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”.

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

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