UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Stake Increased by First Personal Financial Services

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group to $225.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. (NASDAQ:STB) on Friday, December 2 with "Outperform" rating. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $66 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $212.0 target in Saturday, September 23 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 30. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Student Transportation Inc. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $226.74. See Student Transportation Inc. After $2.66 actual earnings per share reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.02% negative EPS growth. UNH's profit will be $2.42 billion for 22.42 P/E if the $2.50 EPS becomes a reality. On Friday, October 2 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Buy". The stock was sold at an average price of $223.31, for a total transaction of $1,250,536.00. About 1.34 million shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), at its latest closing price of $225.88, it has a price-to-book ratio of 4.81, compared to an industry average at 3.79. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $20.19 million activity. $1.12M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Tuesday, September 5. $969,915 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR on Thursday, August 3. On Monday, August 21 BURKE RICHARD T sold $2.88M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 15,000 shares. Fortaleza Asset Inc holds 0.74% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 2,070 shares. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 100% are positive. RBC Capital Markets maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, July 20 with "Outperform" rating. The stock was sold at an average price of $211.03, for a total value of $96,440.71. UnitedHealth Group had 74 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with "Outperform" on Thursday, June 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, November 16. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by ROOS THOMAS E on Thursday, October 19. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Jefferies on Friday, December 18. Vetr upgraded it to "Strong-Buy" rating and $128.77 target in Wednesday, September 2 report. The stock of Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Monday, September 12 by Barclays Capital. Pinnacle Fincl Prns stated it has 0.94% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Vaughan David Investments Inc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $217.04B market cap company. 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. The company has a market cap of $221,150.00, a P/E ratio of 25.99, a PEG ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 0.66.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of UNH. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were given a dividend of $0.75 per share. Polaris Mngmt holds 248,655 shares or 2.72% of its portfolio. Bruderman Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in UnitedHealth Group during the 2nd quarter worth $114,000. Savant Limited Liability Company has 0.22% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 5,043 shares. Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund holds 0.88% or 25,481 shares. Asset Advisors holds 0.51% or 14,715 shares in its portfolio. Wedgewood Investors Pa accumulated 1,320 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 1.06% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 7.24 million shares.

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Sumitomo Mitsui Inc holds 0.87% or 3.15 million shares in its portfolio. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 0.02% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Boston Advsr Limited Company has 357,866 shares for 1.59% of their portfolio. Voya Invest Management Ltd invested in 4,166 shares or 0% of the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 34,630 shares of company stock worth $7,669,416. Toronto Dominion Bankshares has 17,081 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Tarbox Family Office Inc invested in 0.03% or 359 shares. Staying on top of longer-term price action may help provide investors with a wider range of reference when doing stock analysis. (NASDAQ:STB) for 295,856 shares. Us Bancorporation De reported 0.72% stake. (NASDAQ:STB). Credit Agricole S A reported 0% of its portfolio in Student Transportation Inc. Montag & Caldwell Lc, Georgia-based fund reported 826,881 shares. Of those holders, 640 had increased positions amounting to 37.07 million shares, 720 had decreased positions amounting to 31.62 million shares, and 213 holders have a held position accounting for 772.93 million shares. 20,561 are owned by Trexquant Investment Lp. Brandywine Global Investment Management Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.14% in Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.70 and a quick ratio of 0.70. (NASDAQ:STB) for 72,210 shares. Livingston Grp Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Capital Management) has 6,450 shares. Oppenheimer And has invested 0.01% in Student Transportation Inc. The stock decreased 1.49% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $36.4.