Analysts See $3.03 EPS for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

June 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) LogoInvestors sentiment is 0.96 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It has no change, as 55 investors sold UnitedHealth Group Incorporated shares while 532 reduced holdings. only 125 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. 789.19 million shares or 2.09% less from 806.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Field & Main Bancorporation has invested 2.5% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 793,572 were reported by Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Coho Partners, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 731,391 shares. Mariner Ltd Company has invested 0.46% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Canada Pension Plan Board holds 1.19% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 3.31M shares. Partner Investment Management L P stated it has 10,667 shares. 55,000 are owned by Rbf Ltd Liability Co. Brighton Jones Ltd Liability has 3,689 shares. Moreover, Avalon Advisors Limited Liability has 1.29% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 198,630 shares. Whalerock Point Prtn Limited Liability invested in 0.17% or 2,426 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough & accumulated 40,377 shares or 1.28% of the stock. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams reported 1.59% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Murphy Pohlad Asset Mngmt Llc reported 1.24% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Novare Cap Mgmt Lc holds 33,753 shares. Nbw Cap Ltd Liability accumulated 23,656 shares.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $31.36 million activity. Shares for $3.28 million were sold by Nelson Steven H. $4.79 million worth of stock was sold by BURKE RICHARD T on Thursday, January 18. RENFRO LARRY C also sold $5.08M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR had sold 10,000 shares worth $2.46M on Tuesday, January 23. WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40M worth of stock. Shares for $2.38M were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31.

Analysts expect UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report $3.03 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.57 EPS change or 23.17 % from last quarter’s $2.46 EPS. UNH’s profit would be $2.91B giving it 21.07 P/E if the $3.03 EPS is correct. After having $3.04 EPS previously, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s analysts see -0.33 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.97% or $2.46 during the last trading session, reaching $255.33. About 2.46M shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 37.57% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.00% the S&P500.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. UnitedHealth had 18 analyst reports since December 25, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, June 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Bernstein on Wednesday, April 18 with “Buy”. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 7. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, March 8. Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Tuesday, April 17. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $27000 target. Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, April 18 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, January 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Piper Jaffray.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $245.37 billion. 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. It has a 22.49 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.

More important recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Cheniere Energy Partners, LP, UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Sage Therapeutics …” on June 12, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “UnitedHealth, Quest Diagnostics unveil strategic partnership”, Nasdaq.com published: “Fitbit Inc May Still Have 30% Upside – Despite Massive Rally” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “4 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week” with publication date: June 11, 2018.

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