Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Big Money Sentiment Is 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Mary Anderson

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“Big money” Positions

In 2017 Q4 Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) big money sentiment increased to 0.96, revealed SEC filings. So its up 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 564 investment professionals increased or opened new equity positions, while 589 decreased and sold equity positions in Unitedhealth Group Inc so the sentiment is more positive. 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 2017 Q4 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 2017 Q4. Veritas Investment Management (Uk) Ltd reported 110,607 shares. 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 US long stock exposure.

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.

UNH reached $241.72 during the last trading session after $2.22 change.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&P 500 by 20.87%.

On July, 17 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet, according to RTT. This year’s EPS analyst estimate is awaited to be $3.03. That is 23.17 % up compareed to $2.46 EPS for last year. UNH’s profit could hit $2.91B if the current EPS of $3.03 is accurate. -0.33 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s forecasts after $3.04 reported EPS last quarter.

Trustmark State Bank Trust Department has invested 0.14% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Next Fincl reported 1,767 shs. Glenmede Na holds 0.65% or 704,020 shs. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0.71% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Personal Capital Advisors has invested 0.53% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Moreover, Mondrian Investment Partners Limited has 1.66% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 308,817 shs. Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.51% or 35,411 shs in its capital. Cape Cod Five Cents Bancshares accumulated 16,026 shs. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.19% or 270,093 shs in its capital. Bradley Foster And Sargent Inc Ct owns 18,627 shs for 0.15% of their capital. Citigroup stated it has 0.2% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Ashfield Prns Ltd Llc holds 1.35% or 47,649 shs. Oakmont Partners Limited Liability invested 0.13% of its capital in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Jump Trading Ltd Llc has invested 0.2% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Gofen & Glossberg Ltd Liability Il has 0.04% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 4,946 shs.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated registered $32.64 million net activity with 0 buys and 12 sales since December 14, 2017. On Tuesday, January 23 Shares for $2.46 million were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. On Thursday, March 15 Nelson Steven H also sold $3.28 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). On Thursday, March 15 22,184 shs were sold by RENFRO LARRY C, worth $5.08M. $47,959 worth of stock was sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Thursday, April 19. HOOPER MICHELE J sold 10,000 shs worth $2.38M. On Thursday, January 18 WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 5,820 shs.

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 price. 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. In Tuesday, January 16 report Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 18 Bernstein maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating. Bernstein has “Buy” rating and $27500 target. On Wednesday, December 6 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, November 29 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. On Thursday, March 8 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, January 17 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Credit Suisse. On Monday, December 25 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Friday, January 12 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, April 18 Morgan Stanley maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, November 28 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.

A couple more UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were brought out by: Investorplace.com which released on May 04, 2018 “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges”, also Bizjournals.com on May 16, 2018 brought out “Moody’s likes the upward financial trend at this Lakeland pharmacy benefits manager”, 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 “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area”.

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