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

May 17, 2018 - By Brian Ramirez

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. The ratio is positive due to UNH positioning: 51 sold and 538 reduced. 138 funds took holdings and 426 increased holdings. Investors holded 810.94 million in 2017Q3 but now own 806.07 million shares or 0.60% less. Lazard Asset Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.18% or 419,621 shs. Utah Retirement invested in 0.83% or 178,458 shs. Acg Wealth holds 23,714 shs or 0.77% of its capital. Muhlenkamp & Company Inc has 57,760 shs. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Svcs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 4,299 shs. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 505,143 shs. 15,543 were accumulated by Rothschild Capital Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company. Cognios Capital Ltd Com holds 0.8% or 9,621 shs in its capital. Manufacturers Life Ins The invested 0.67% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Abner Herrman & Brock Ltd holds 1.24% or 33,428 shs in its capital. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 39,087 shs. Lourd Capital Llc accumulated 2,181 shs. Stanley invested 0.24% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Lvw Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 1,059 shs or 0.07% of its capital. Highbridge Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 6,676 shs.

UNH registered $32.64 million net activity with 0 buys and 12 sales since December 14, 2017. 20,000 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shs with value of $4.79 million were sold by BURKE RICHARD T. RENFRO LARRY C also sold $5.08 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, March 15. 10,000 shs valued at $2.38M were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31. 10,000 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shs with value of $2.46 million were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. The insider Nelson Steven H sold 14,233 shs worth $3.28M. On Thursday, January 18 Shares for $1.40M were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R.

Wellington Management Group Llp decreased its holdings by 2.47% in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH), according to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form. The company’s stock sank 0.93% while Wellington Management Group Llp sold 870,461 shares. At the end of 2017Q4, the 34.34 million shares of the medical specialities company held by the institutional investor were priced at $7.57B, down from 35.21 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. $232.29B is the market cap of Unitedhealth Group Inc. 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 1.91 million shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 20.87%.

About $452.59 billion US Long portfolio Wellington Management Group Llp operates. According to a filing the fund upped its stake in Ing Groep N V (NYSE:ING) by 4.84M shares to 5.67 million shares, valued at $104.58M in 2017Q4. Wellington Management Group Llp has risen its stake in Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) and also increased its holding in Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) by 691,537 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.11M shares.

On July, 17 WallStreet expected UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s earnings release, as reported by Faxor. Last year’s EPS was $2.46, while now analysts expect change of 23.17 % up from current $3.03 EPS. In case of $3.03 EPS UNH’s profit could reach $2.91 billion. Analysts at Wall Street see UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s -0.33 % negative EPS growth compared to $3.04 EPS 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 Bizjournals.com on May 08, 2018 released “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area”, the next Bizjournals.com is “Moody’s likes the upward financial trend at this Lakeland pharmacy benefits manager” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com has article titled “Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market”.

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. The stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Thursday, March 8. On Wednesday, April 18 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 28. In Wednesday, April 18 report Bernstein maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, January 12. The stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 17. On Tuesday, January 16 the firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given. In Tuesday, April 17 report Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 12 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, April 18 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given.

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