Unitedhealth Group Inc 2017 Q4 Big Money Sentiment Better Than Expected: at 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Alicia Butler

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) in Q4 2017 increased to 0.96, according to SEC.gov filings. So its up 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 564 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 589 cut down and sold equity positions in Unitedhealth Group Inc so the sentiment is more positive. These funds own 806.07 million shares, that’s down from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Unitedhealth Group Inc in top 10 changed to 131 from 114 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.

Most Unitedhealth Group Inc Investors

As of Q4 2017 Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc has 18.56% invested in Unitedhealth Group Inc. Unitedhealth Group Inc’s shareholder Veritas Investment Management Llp owns 410,833 shares as of Q4 2017. Further, Veritas Investment Management (Uk) Ltd reported 110,607 shares in Unitedhealth Group Inc equivalent to 9% of its equity exposure. Provident Trust Co revealed 917,599 shares position in Unitedhealth Group Inc. The New York-based fund Miura Global Management Llc holds 125,000 shares or 8% of their equity exposure.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States.The firm is worth $232.29 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.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.

Ticker’s shares touched $241.72 during the last trading session after 0.93% change.Currently UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is uptrending after 32.42% change in last May 17, 2017. UNH has 1.91M shares volume. UNH outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.

On July, 17. Investors expect UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report its quarterly earnings, according to RTT. Analysts forecast 23.17 % diference or $3.03 from the $2.46 EPS from 2017. If reported the P/E will be 19.94 with $2.91 billion profit. Wall Street forecasts -0.33 % negative EPS growth as of July, 17.

Epoch Inv Prtnrs has 2.57M shs. Oakworth Cap invested in 4,209 shs or 0.23% of the stock. First Advisors L P stated it has 0.15% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Utah Retirement owns 0.83% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 178,458 shs. Howe Rusling Inc reported 25,511 shs. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc has invested 0% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Palisades Hudson Asset L P holds 0.23% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1,912 shs. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Gp Lc reported 0.02% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). United Services Automobile Association invested 0.63% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Aspen Invest Inc reported 1,680 shs. Bridgecreek Inv Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 31,835 shs. Patten Patten Tn reported 20,107 shs. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested in 1.16% or 7.33M shs. Guardian Life Com Of America has invested 0.15% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Interocean Cap Limited Liability owns 1,223 shs for 0.04% of their capital.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had 12 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since December 14, 2017. This’s net activity of $32.64 million. Nelson Steven H sold $3.28M worth of stock or 14,233 shs. Shares for $48,025 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin. $2.46M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shs were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. The insider RENFRO LARRY C sold 22,184 shs worth $5.08M. The insider WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40M. On Wednesday, January 31 10,000 shs were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J, worth $2.38 million.

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 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Thursday, March 8 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 18. On Tuesday, November 28 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Tuesday, April 17 Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $27000 target. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse. On Tuesday, January 16 Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of UNH in report with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, December 25 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $235.0 target. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 29.

A couple more UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were announced by: Investorplace.com which released on May 04, 2018 “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges”, also Bizjournals.com on May 08, 2018 announced “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. Bizjournals.com has article titled “Moody’s likes the upward financial trend at this Lakeland pharmacy benefits manager”.

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