Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Q1 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates


The Brighton Jones Llc holds 18,340 shares with $4.04 million value, up from 12,357 last quarter. Celgene Corp now has $68.17B valuation. Ltd. now owns 1,754,953 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock worth $281,003,000 after buying an additional 1,612,926 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:D) for 2.74M shares.

Barbara Oil Company increased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 27.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 1,790,567 shares of the company's stock, valued at $434,302,025.85. This compares with $2.17 billion, or $2.23 per share, in last year's first quarter. UnitedHealth Group's payout ratio is 33.47%. -EPS (Q1): $3.04 vs. $2.37 a year ago. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.10. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500. Insiders sold 77,015 shares of company stock worth $17,879,199 in the last 90 days.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 16th. Also, Director Kenneth Irwin Shine sold 198 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 19th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. 51 investors sold all, 538 reduced holdings as UNH ratio increased.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. The funds in our database now own: 806.07 million shares, down from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3. Cleararc Cap invested in 2,074 shares or 0.12% of the stock. The New York-based Gm Advisory Group Inc Inc has invested 0.21% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 0.94% or 5.01 million shs in its capital. Fdx Advsr Incorporated holds 0.33% or 54,904 shares in its portfolio. At the moment, the 14-day ATR for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) is noted at 5.68. Badgley Phelps Bell reported 0.87% stake. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Com has 0.14% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1,725 shares. Invesco Limited stated it has 0.31% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Perkins Coie Com reported 15,382 shares. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2018/04/13/assetmark-inc-has-12-96-million-holdings-in-unitedhealth-group-unh.html.

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Fagan Associates Inc, which manages about $226.97 million and $247.09M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (EEM) by 10,383 shares to 33,668 shares, valued at $1.59 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by ROOS THOMAS E. Therefore 100% are positive. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 23. Credit Suisse has "Buy" rating and $240.0 target. The stock has a 250.89 buy point. UnitedHealth said that move had an impact on the payer's medical loss ratio, a measure of how much is spent on medical care as opposed to administrative and other costs. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $22000 target. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Morgan Stanley. This represents a $2.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.52%. KAPLAN GILLA sold $1.77 million worth of stock. Gabelli Funds Lc owns 259,800 shares. Salem Invest Counselors invested in 3,642 shares. Values above 0 indicate a current buying trend, while values below 0 indicate a selling trend. Therefore 78% are positive. 100% are bullish. 21 are the (NYSE:UNH)'s analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy". The firm acquired 16,262 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock, valued at approximately $3,585,000. The stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy" on Thursday, March 8. The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, February 28.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $24.18 million activity. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Standpoint Research. PiperJaffray has "Neutral" rating and $133 target. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th were issued a $0.75 dividend. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.07586, the 3 month is 0.96621, and the 1 month is now 0.97734. Macnealy Hoover Inv reported 41,580 shares. 165 funds opened positions while 435 raised stakes. 561.38 million shares or 7.06% less from 603.99 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Koch Inc has invested 0.05% in Walmart Inc. It worsened, as 43 investors sold SHW shares while 252 reduced holdings. Semper Augustus Gp Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 2.82% or 20,251 shares. 5,000 shares were sold by Murphy James P., worth $937,421. 281,572 were accumulated by Victory Mngmt. Tru Department Mb Comml Bank N A owns 6,374 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Grp Inc Ltd Liability accumulated 47,270 shares. Oppenheimer Company invested in 36,002 shares. Covington Capital Management has invested 0.32% in Dominion Energy, Inc. Fmr holds 12.51 million shares. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC now owns 18,262 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock worth $4,026,000 after purchasing an additional 474 shares during the period.

Analysts await Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) to report earnings on April, 26.

EPS growth for this year is 31.10% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 12.40%. UNH's profit will be $2.83B for 19.20 P/E if the $2.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual EPS reported by Celgene Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.81% negative EPS growth.

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