Shares in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Acquired by One Capital Management LLC

Henrietta Strickland
October 18, 2018

Clinton Group Inc invested in 2,433 shares or 0% of the stock. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's investors or shareholders, not only because of changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is especially important when the growth comes as a result of acquisition). Morgan Stanley owned about 0.57% of UnitedHealth Group worth $1,349,017,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The stock traded with the average Volume of 2.58 Million at the end of last session. Maple Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of UnitedHealth Group during the first quarter worth about $5,482,000.

Its EPS was $5.85 while outstanding shares of the company were 1.30B. Welch Group LLC purchased a new position in UnitedHealth Group during the 2nd quarter worth $106,000. The stock is moving with a change -1.26%. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Argent Trust Co grew its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 8.3% during the fourth quarter. The stock institutional ownership counted 88.30% while insider ownership held at 0.50%.

A simple moving average (SMA) is an arithmetic moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for some time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. He also has an enormous knowledge of stock market. The shares were sold at an average price of $265.00, for a total transaction of $2,157,630.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 66,402 shares in the company, valued at $17,549,384.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The insider HOOPER MICHELE J sold 5,000 shares worth $1.32M. Csu Producer Incorporated has invested 6.58% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). The company has a market capitalization of $256.06 billion, a PE ratio of 26.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.75 and a quick ratio of 0.75.

UnitedHealth also raised its outlook for 2018 profit to approaching $12.80 per share from a prior forecast of between $12.50 and $12.75. The Gilead Sciences, Inc. remained 2.73% volatile for recent the week and 2.1% for the current month. The healthcare conglomerate reported $3.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.30 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $56.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $56.34 billion. UnitedHealth Group had a return on equity of 22.79% and a net margin of 5.55%. Over the past 12 months the stock has embarked on a rally that has seen it rise 41.08% and is now up by 23.64% since start of this year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.46 EPS. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 7th were given a $0.90 dividend. This represents a $3.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 6th.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on UNH shares. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on UnitedHealth Group from $278.00 to $305.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $300.00 price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group in a report on Thursday, July 5th. UnitedHealth Group presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $279.26. Bank of America increased their price objective on UnitedHealth Group from $315.00 to $320.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday.

Outperform is an analyst recommendation which means that a stock is expected to do slightly better than the market return.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that ING Group, N.V. (NYSE:ING) is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend While UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) is on PRICE RELATIVITY trend.

UnitedHealth Group is trading at price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 21.2x, which tells us the stock is undervalued based on its latest annual earnings update compared to the healthcare average of 21.8x, and overvalued compared to the USA market average ratio of 19.35x.This multiple is a median of profitable companies of 24 Healthcare companies in United States including Quantum Medical Transport, Cross Country Healthcare and U.S. NeuroSurgical Holdings.

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