UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has industry P/E ratio of 12.28


13 September, 2017

The company has mean EPS estimate of 2.49 reported by 16 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017).

04/18/2017 - UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $205.00 price objective (up from $203.00) on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a research report on Friday, July 21st. The stock of Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 19 by Dougherty & Company. (NASDAQ:OMCL) rating on Friday, July 28. Below is a list of AirBoss of America Corp (TSE:BOS) latest ratings and price target changes. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: "UnitedHealth Group's Advisory Board Buy Boosts Insurer's Population Health Play" published on August 30, 2017 as well as Forbes.com's news article titled: "New CEO Named At UnitedHealth Group As Wichmann Succeeds Hemsley" with publication date: August 16, 2017. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, November 19 by FBR Capital. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Nomura given on Monday, December 7. It shows the cash a company is able to generate after spending the money need to maintain or grow its asset base.

Veritas Asset Management Llp increased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 5.6% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Vetr downgraded shares of UnitedHealth Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $144.66 target price on the stock.in a report on Tuesday, October 18th. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 1,097 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock valued at $180,000 after purchasing an additional 4 shares during the last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $192.97 billion valuation. It has ranged in price between $198.78-$200.42 after having started the session at $199.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $197.75. About 623,449 shares traded.

Shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) have recently risen to a new 52-week high. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group accounts for approximately 2.7% of Inverness Counsel LLC NY's investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest holding. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 7. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight". The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $203.41. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, March 16 the insider MCDOWELL MARY T sold $1.76 million. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 18. Barclays Capital maintained Mulberry Group PLC (LON:MUL) rating on Wednesday, September 7. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Friday, July 22 to "Buy".

It tells an investor how quickly a company is increasing its revenues. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold UNH shares while 473 reduced holdings. Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. 804.47 million shares or 1.08% more from 795.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC now owns 8,793 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock worth $1,630,000 after acquiring an additional 225 shares in the last quarter. 13,749 are held by Davenport And Lc. Sphera Funds Management LTD. grew its stake in UnitedHealth Group by 17.6% during the 1st quarter. Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd acquired 21,940 shares as Unitedhealth Group (UNH)'s stock rose 9.50%. The healthcare conglomerate reported $2.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.38 by $0.08. Essex Inv Mngmt Co Ltd Liability holds 3,413 shares. Fj Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 416,500 shares. Fund Mgmt holds 79,139 shares. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc who had been investing in Autodesk Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.45B market cap company.

Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 3.95% of its portfolio in Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. for 305,512 shares. Tru Co Of Vermont owns 0.1% invested in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) for 5,502 shares.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $10.13 million activity.

In related news, Director William C. Ballard, Jr. sold 5,000 shares of UnitedHealth Group stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of UnitedHealth Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Trilogy Limited Partnership invested in 145,385 shares or 0.78% of the stock. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Sucampo Pharma, 2 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold". About 181,938 shares traded. PETERSMEYER GARY S had sold 2,200 shares worth $91,097. 47,912 were reported by James Invest Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) shares. On Tuesday, June 13 the insider LIPPS RANDALL A sold $1.40 million.

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post sales of $219.41 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $217.31 billion to $221.86 billion. It operates through two divisions: Automation and Analytics, and Medication Adherence. On average, equities analysts expect that UnitedHealth Group Incorporated will post $9.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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