Unitedhealth Group Inc’s (NYSE:UNH) Sentiment is 1.19

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Sentiment for Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH)

Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q2 2019. Its down -0.01, from 1.2 in 2019Q1. The ratio is negative, as 655 institutional investors increased and opened new equity positions, while 549 cut down and sold their stock positions in Unitedhealth Group Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 779.45 million shares, down from 782.62 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Unitedhealth Group Inc in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 120 to 98 for a decrease of 22. Sold All: 65 Reduced: 484 Increased: 520 New Position: 135.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $221.27 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 17.55 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.

The stock increased 1.95% or $4.47 during the last trading session, reaching $233.49. About 4.05M shares traded or 9.27% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has declined 1.90% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.90% the S&P500.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on October, 15. They expect $3.77 EPS, up 10.56 % or $0.36 from last year’s $3.41 per share. UNH’s profit will be $3.57 billion for 15.48 P/E if the $3.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.60 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.72 % EPS growth.

Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc holds 21.34% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for 74,780 shares. Abrams Bison Investments Llc owns 767,000 shares or 19.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Veritas Investment Management Llp has 9.53% invested in the company for 436,151 shares. The New York-based Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has invested 8.86% in the stock. Provident Trust Co, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 1.04 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $6.14 million activity.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of UnitedHealth Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating UnitedHealth Group, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $23800 while the high is $29800. The stock’s average target of $263.50 is 12.85% above today’s ($233.49) share price. UNH was included in 14 notes of analysts from March 18, 2019. Citigroup maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, April 17 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, July 12. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 17. Raymond James maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, April 17 with “Strong Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, April 17 with “Overweight” rating.

More notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is Now The Time To Put UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) On Your Watchlist? – Yahoo Finance” on July 16, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Healthcare Stocks to Trade: UNH, JNJ and PFE – Investorplace.com” published on August 20, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Here’s What We Like About UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)’s Upcoming Dividend – Yahoo Finance” on September 08, 2019. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry – Yahoo Finance” published on May 31, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “How Much Of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Do Institutions Own? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 15, 2019.

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