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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Earns "Buy" Rating from Credit Suisse Group

14 March 2018

Winslow Capital Management Llc sold 206,752 shares as the company's stock rose 9.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 261,786 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $51.27B, down from 307,342 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Shares of Singapore Fund (SGF) have seen the needle move 1.83% or 0.24 in the most recent session.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) predicted to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 31.10% for this year while EPS growth expected to touch 12.54% for next year. It has outperformed by 29.55% the S&P500. The company's Market capitalization is $214.90B with the total Outstanding Shares of "Outstanding". It has a 34.66 P/E ratio. The company's materials characterization products include systems that are used to monitor the physical, optical, electrical, and material characteristics of discrete electronic industry, opto-electronic, high brightness LEDs, solar photovoltaics, compound semiconductor, strained silicon, and silicon-on-insulator devices, including composition, crystal structure, layer thickness, dopant concentration, contamination, and electron mobility.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold NVR shares while 113 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research report on Friday.

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) opened at $222.77 on Tuesday. It also reduced Spdr S And P 500 Etf Tr (Put) (SPY) stake by 2,515 shares and now owns 66 shares. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 383,943 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $75,193,000 after buying an additional 156,892 shares during the period. Ameritas Investment Prtn Incorporated holds 38,179 shares or 0.36% of its portfolio. 11,714 are held by First Foundation Advisors. Cap Guardian Tru has invested 0.11% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Brighton Jones Lc stated it has 12,357 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Carnegie Asset Mgmt Ltd accumulated 5,732 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Northeast Fin Consultants accumulated 5,465 shares or 0.39% of the stock. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Bank has invested 0.55% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Oakworth Capital holds 0.22% or 4,261 shares in its portfolio. Argus raised their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group to $270.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Therefore 100% are positive. "Takes Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. The company was initiated on Thursday, June 16 by Bernstein. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, March 2 by Craig Hallum. Oppenheimer upped their price target on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $215.00 to $225.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Wells Fargo. Holderness Investments invested 1.03% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, April 27 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, March 5 with "Buy". The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 18 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 16th.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is maintained at an average buy rating by 23 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.94% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold.

Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc, which manages about $2.87 billion and $1.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 11,025 shares to 22,358 shares, valued at $876,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The institutional investor held 30.14M shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $505.20 million, up from 28.98 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. The insider WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40 million.

In other UnitedHealth Group news, CEO Larry C. Renfro sold 22,598 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. Also, Director Michele J. Hooper sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $242.55, for a total value of $48,024.90. 10,000 shares were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, worth $2.46 million. The stock increased 1.61% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $59.4. About 326,190 shares traded. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has risen 20.65% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 41.80% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Nanometrics's analysts are positive. The firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 2. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $43 target. Mizuho downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, November 9 report. Its down 0.24, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,609 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $298,000 after buying an additional 23 shares during the period. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2.88% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 377,597 shares. Roanoke Asset Management Corp sold 7,340 shares as the company's stock rose 6.99% with the market. The Missouri-based Piermont Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.67% in the stock. Vaughan David Invs Il, a Illinois-based fund reported 2,169 shares.

Analysts await Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) to report earnings on May, 1. During the same period previous year, the firm posted $2.11 earnings per share. SBUX's profit will be $744.97M for 28.02 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. UnitedHealth Group's revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that UnitedHealth Group Inc will post 12.51 EPS for the current year.

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