EPS for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Expected At $3.03

June 13, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) LogoInvestors sentiment is 0.96 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is flat, 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.
Seizert Capital Ptnrs Lc holds 0.11% or 14,168 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 524,327 are owned by Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Co. The Massachusetts-based Eastern Commercial Bank has invested 0.94% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The Netherlands-based Pggm Invs has invested 1.06% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Ally Financial owns 14,000 shares or 0.45% of their US portfolio. Estabrook Capital Mgmt stated it has 31,955 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alpha Cubed Invs Limited Liability invested in 22,183 shares. Guardian Cap Advsrs Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.45% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). De Burlo Gru Incorporated holds 45,850 shares. Amer National Registered Invest Advisor Inc holds 0.68% or 6,425 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Andra Ap has 0.27% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Ontario – Canada-based Tdam Usa has invested 1.56% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 1,084 are held by Valmark Advisers. Deltec Asset Mngmt Ltd Co owns 2.32% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 54,358 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $31.36 million activity. $2.46 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. The insider BURKE RICHARD T sold $3.51M. The insider Shine Kenneth Irwin sold 198 shares worth $48,025. Nelson Steven H sold $3.28 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, March 15. WILENSKY GAIL R had sold 5,820 shares worth $1.40M on Thursday, January 18. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $2.38 million was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J.

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 20.86 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 decreased 0.28% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $252.87. About 3.01 million shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 37.57% since June 13, 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. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 17. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 17 by Piper Jaffray. Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Monday, December 25. Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, June 7, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $280.0 target in Friday, January 12 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 11 by Credit Suisse. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy”.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $243.00 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 23.59 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 notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “UnitedHealth, Quest Diagnostics unveil strategic partnership” on May 24, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “The 10 Stocks That Will Push the Dow Over 30K” published on June 12, 2018, Schaeffersresearch.com published: “Best Dow Stock to Own Next Week” on May 25, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “UnitedHealth, Chevron Buoy the Dow Monday” published on June 11, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Cheniere Energy Partners, LP, UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Sage Therapeutics …” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

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