Banque Pictet & Cie SA Increases Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

The hedge fund run by Thomas Lenox Kempner held 72,007 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.10M, up from 70,258 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mai Wealth Advisors who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $235.64B market cap company. The stock has a market capitalization of $235,100.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 0.66. The shares were sold at an average price of $222.20, for a total transaction of $1,111,000.00.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 16th. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

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When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), UNH is given a 1.60 while 2.60 placed for TKR. Therefore 45% are positive. Illumina Inc had 85 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, June 26. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest with "Equal Weight" on Friday, September 11. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $239.70. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-five have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Co holds 0.92% or 2.04 million shares. Nomura downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. The firm presently has a "buy" rating on the healthcare conglomerate's stock.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $366,765 activity. The shares were sold at an average price of $223.31, for a total transaction of $1,250,536.00. COOK TIMOTHY D sold $43.15 million worth of stock. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Beaumont Fin Prtnrs Ltd reported 93,138 shares. Shares for $969,915 were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. $2.88 million worth of stock was sold by BURKE RICHARD T on Monday, August 21.

Spears Abacus Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.25 billion and $835.86M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 3,225 shares to 243,624 shares, valued at $23.27M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. Finally, Bainco International Investors raised its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 5.4% during the third quarter. Ls Inv Advsr Limited Co owns 31,686 shares or 0.37% of their USA portfolio. Gsa Cap Ptnrs Llp stated it has 9,737 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Centers Of America invested in 0.06% or 4,270 shares. (NASDAQ:ILMN). Douglass Winthrop Limited Company holds 4,460 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Eqis Cap Mgmt reported 5,041 shares. Td Asset Management invested in 641,094 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Ashmore Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation has 348,103 shares for 2.8% of their portfolio. Following last close company's stock, is 12.72% above their SMA 50 and -2.33% below the 52-week high. Perkins Mngmt Inc invested 0.26% in Apple Inc. Bokf Na has invested 0.02% in WPX Energy, Inc. Franklin Street Advsr Nc reported 0.04% stake. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdings invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Illumina, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) stake by 17,753 shares and now owns 128,327 shares. De Burlo Gp Inc invested 0.69% in Illumina, Inc. Globeflex Capital LP reported 4,719 shares. Therefore 100% are positive. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.11 EPS. equities analysts forecast that UnitedHealth Group Inc will post 12.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with "Overweight". Mizuho maintained the shares of UNH in report on Friday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. UBS maintained the shares of ILMN in report on Wednesday, February 1 with "Buy" rating. SunTrust maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, November 3 report. As per Wednesday, December 7, the company rating was upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald. Mizuho boosted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $160.00 to $169.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, October 19th. Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $20300 target. Analysts have predicted that UNH will grow it's earning at a 15.10% annual rate in the next 5 years.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $20.19 million activity. Haverford Services holds 4.54% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 59,246 shares. WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.12M worth of stock. Ashfield Cap Prtnrs Ltd Co has 1.26% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 47,850 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 1.16 in 2017Q2.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a "buy" rating and set a $259.00 price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a report on Wednesday. At the moment, the 14-day ATR for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) is noted at 0.23. About 2.45M shares traded. Fincl Bank Of The Ozarks invested 0.27% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, October 17 with "Buy" rating. Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Com reported 92,145 shares. Zacks Inv Management holds 0.66% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 143,923 shares. Gam Holding Ag invested in 37,200 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Braun Stacey Assoc holds 87,999 shares or 1.18% of its portfolio. Viking Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Com invested in 2,500 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.67% or 1.56M shares. (NASDAQ:ILMN). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 185,000 shares.

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