Longview Partners Guernsey LTD Sells 7920 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

The stock decreased 0.88% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.6. The fund acquired 1,676 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock, valued at approximately $328,000. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 10.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Signature Estate & Investment Advisors Llc sold 7,240 shares as the company's stock rose 9.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,000 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $979,000, up from 3,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Morgan Stanley who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $218.42 billion market cap company. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 64,578,618 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $11,974,168,000 after acquiring an additional 1,588,516 shares in the last quarter.

Brighton Jones Llc, which manages about $2.52B and $777.55M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 4,915 shares to 167,098 shares, valued at $160.64M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is an interesting player in the Healthcare space, with a focus on Health Care Plans. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Therefore 100% are positive. UNH was included in 74 notes of analysts from September 2, 2015.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on January, 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, October 18. Atika Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1.01% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Mizuho upgraded UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, November 30 to "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Thursday, November 19. Mizuho maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, October 19 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, December 6. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.7% compared to the same quarter a year ago. As per Friday, July 22, the company rating was initiated by Standpoint Research. It also reduced its holding in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 7,737 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 48,420 shares, and cut its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $20.19 million activity. The insider RENFRO LARRY C sold $5.01 million. 975 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares with value of $200,333 were sold by ROOS THOMAS E. 5,600 shares valued at $1.12 million were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Tuesday, September 5. Capital Research Global Investors boosted its position in UnitedHealth Group by 0.5% in the second quarter. The company has a market cap of $217,920.00, a P/E ratio of 25.61, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.66. It worsened, as 46 investors sold UNH shares while 524 reduced holdings. The healthcare conglomerate reported $2.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.57 by $0.09. Northwest Investment Counselors Lc has invested 0% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). First Quadrant Lp Ca accumulated 107,577 shares. Prudential Financial owns 2.56M shares.


Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Ventas, Inc. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Co owns 0.26% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 6,100 shares. Archford Cap Strategies Limited Liability Corp invested 0.09% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Tru Of Toledo Na Oh holds 0.12% or 2,469 shares. Franklin Street Nc stated it has 77,052 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. 3,360 were accumulated by Joel Isaacson And Co Limited. PRPPF's SI was 1.26M shares in January as released by FINRA. "Purchases 58,365 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)" was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. Clark Capital Management Group holds 2.09% or 315,982 shares in its portfolio. Motco invested in 0.01% or 502 shares. Pitcairn Com has 0.25% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $896.87 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLI) by 11,454 shares to 461,379 shares, valued at $32.76M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.72 in 2017Q2. Bruderman Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of UnitedHealth Group during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $114,000. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 18,200 are held by Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt Incorporated. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board holds 0.76% or 1.31 million shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:MRK). Foster & Motley reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. Royal State Bank Of Canada holds 26,489 shares. Wesbanco Bank has 8,030 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 329 are owned by Patten Gru Inc. Lincoln National, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,689 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas invested in 15,762 shares. The Nebraska-based Cambridge Advsr has invested 0.31% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). The healthcare conglomerate reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.57 by $0.09.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $7.50 million activity. BURKE RICHARD T also sold $2.88M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares. Therefore 38% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 21. The stock of HFF, Inc. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 17. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Oppenheimer initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, June 16 report. On Tuesday, August 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal Weight".

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