Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Big Money Positioning Change, Sentiment at 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Cristopher Snider

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Positions for Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH)

In Q4 2017 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 investment professionals started new or increased positions, while 589 decreased and sold their stock positions in Unitedhealth Group Inc so the sentiment has increased. Funds own 806.07 million shares, 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 Shareholders

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. Moreover, Veritas Investment Management (Uk) Ltd reported 110,607 shares in Unitedhealth Group Inc equivalent to 9% of its portfolio. The Wisconsin-based fund Provident Trust Co have invested about 8.27% of the investment professional’s stock portfolio 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.The P/E ratio is 22.55. 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.

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

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s earnings report is awaited on July, 17., Faxor reports. Analysts forecast 23.17 % diference or $3.03 from the $2.46 EPS from 2017. If UNH’s EPS is $3.03 the profit will hit $2.91B for 19.94 P/E. After $3.04 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.33 % negative EPS growth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated.

Fjarde Ap holds 0.91% or 270,922 shs. Piedmont Investment Limited Co reported 243,667 shs or 1.08% of all its holdings. Missouri-based Crestpoint Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.28% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Coastline Tru Com reported 0.9% stake. Los Angeles Mngmt & Equity Research reported 612,599 shs. Barrett Asset Management Ltd Co has invested 0.1% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 159,876 were accumulated by Lpl Ltd Limited Liability Company. Spectrum Gp has invested 0.22% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 5,837 were reported by Kemnay Advisory Ser. 1832 Asset Mngmt Lp owns 683,082 shs for 0.49% of their capital. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp holds 2.62% or 1.01 million shs in its capital. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0.69% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1.66 million shs. Moreover, Lincoln has 0.04% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Compton Mgmt Ri owns 1,639 shs. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Company reported 117,745 shs.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had 12 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 14, 2017. This’s net activity of $32.64 million. On Friday, January 19 Shine Kenneth Irwin sold $48,025 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 198 shs. On Wednesday, January 31 $2.38 million worth of stock was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J. $5.01M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by RENFRO LARRY C on Thursday, December 14. $2.46 million worth of stock was sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR on Tuesday, January 23. Nelson Steven H also sold $3.28M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shs. 5,820 shs were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R, worth $1.40 million.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 13 have positions in UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) as follows: 13 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. The firm has $28200 highest while $235.0 is the lowest target. The average target $272 is 12.53% above the last ($241.72) price. Since November 29, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc UnitedHealth has 20 analyst reports. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Wednesday, January 17 the firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given. In Friday, January 12 report Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 16 Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $259.0 target. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Friday, January 12 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Wednesday, April 18 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of UNH in report with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, November 28 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. On Wednesday, April 18 Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, November 29 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”.

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

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