Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Stock Value Rose While Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co LLC Has Decreased Its Holding by $139.78 Million

January 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold UNH shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 810.94 million shares or 0.66% less from 816.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lmr Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership has 0.16% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Farmers holds 0.08% or 1,162 shares in its portfolio. The Texas-based Westwood Hldgs Grp Inc has invested 0.1% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Lederer Invest Counsel Ca owns 1,797 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Lc owns 9,324 shares. Filament Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,325 shares. 13,332 were accumulated by Cadence Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation. Asset Mgmt Of Georgia Incorporated Ga Adv reported 2,050 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Fiduciary Fin Services Of The Southwest Tx has invested 0.64% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Great Lakes Lc reported 1.96% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Empirical Finance Service owns 1,071 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Schnieders Capital Mngmt Ltd holds 1.51% or 17,610 shares. Moors Cabot has 0.08% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Eagle Cap Management Ltd Llc holds 1.86% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 16,667 shares. Sivik Glob Healthcare Ltd Liability stated it has 3% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $20.19 million activity. $10.02M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by RENFRO LARRY C on Friday, September 15. $1.12 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Tuesday, September 5. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by ROOS THOMAS E. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $969,915 was made by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR on Thursday, August 3.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 19.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc sold 716,816 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.87M shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $562.13M, down from 3.59 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $235.82 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $243.35. About 4.29 million shares traded or 46.90% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc, which manages about $17.10 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Freeport (NYSE:FCX) by 461,605 shares to 769,605 shares, valued at $10.81 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) by 41,400 shares in the quarter, for a total of 72,300 shares, and has risen its stake in Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON).

More notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Introduces Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Apple Pay for …” on January 12, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Profit Advances 25% In Q4” published on January 16, 2018, Startribune.com published: “UnitedHealth and Walgreens are mixing urgent care with pharmacy” on January 20, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “People to Watch 2018: Dave Wichmann” published on January 04, 2018 as well as Reuters.com‘s news article titled: “UnitedHealth to buy Chile’s Banmedica for $2.8 billion” with publication date: December 22, 2017.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 79 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. Jefferies maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, August 29. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Citigroup. As per Thursday, November 19, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, December 7. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 4. Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, November 29. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $240.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.

Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter: