Alliancebernstein LP Increased Its Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Stake

April 20, 2018 - By Maria Robertson

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. The ratio increased due to UNH positioning: 51 sold and 538 reduced. 138 funds amassed holdings and 426 increased holdings. Investors holded 810.94 million in 2017Q3 but now own 806.07 million shares or 0.60% less. Todd Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 351,587 shs or 2.09% of the stock. Pittenger And Anderson holds 28,776 shs. Carlson owns 30,962 shs or 1.82% of their US capital. Sunbelt Secs accumulated 0.61% or 2,838 shs. Dynamic Management stated it has 5,669 shs. Moreover, Swiss National Bank & Trust has 0.93% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Badgley Phelps Bell Inc has invested 0.87% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Mount Lucas Mgmt LP accumulated 25,025 shs or 0.95% of the stock. Putnam Fl Inv Mgmt invested 1.5% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Moreover, Monetta Financial Svcs has 3.08% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Citadel Advsr Lc stated it has 190,453 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Mairs And Power Incorporated reported 521,174 shs. Lau Ltd Liability Company reported 9,500 shs. State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 284,113 shs. Bancorporation Of America De accumulated 0.26% or 6.92 million shs.

UNH registered $29.08 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 10 insider sales since December 14, 2017. BURKE RICHARD T had sold 10,400 shs worth $2.39M on Wednesday, February 28. $3.28M worth of stock was sold by Nelson Steven H on Thursday, March 15. $48,025 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Friday, January 19. On Thursday, March 15 the insider RENFRO LARRY C sold $5.08M. The insider BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold 10,000 shs worth $2.46 million. On Thursday, January 18 a trade for 5,820 shs valued at $1.40M was made by WILENSKY GAIL R.

According to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange filling the Alliancebernstein Lp rose its holdings in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 1.34%. By buying 96,727 shares Alliancebernstein Lp made the stock sank with 0.93%. At the end of 2017Q4, the hedge fund held 7.33 million shares of the medical specialities company, priced at $1.62B, up from 7.24M at the end of the previous reported quarter. $227.82 billion is the MC of Unitedhealth Group Inc. UNH hit $235.43 during the last trading session after $0.33 change.Currently UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is uptrending after 32.42% change in last April 20, 2017. UNH has also 505,888 shares volume. UNH outperformed the S&P 500 by 20.87%.

According to a filing Alliancebernstein Lp decreased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) by 1.21M shares to 6.54 million shares, valued at $682.83M in 2017Q4. The fund operates about $139.80B US Long portfolio. Alliancebernstein Lp has cut its stake in Rbc Bearings Inc (NASDAQ:ROLL) and also reduced its holding in Portland Gen Elec Co (NYSE:POR) by 658,215 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.39 million shares.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 13 have positions in UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH) as follows: 13 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. The firm has $28200 highest while $225.0 is the lowest target. The average target $272 is 15.53% above the last ($235.43) price. Since November 3, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc UnitedHealth has 22 analyst reports. On Tuesday, April 17 Piper Jaffray maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. In Tuesday, November 28 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, November 16 the stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Friday, January 12 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, March 8 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given by Bernstein. On Friday, November 3 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Credit Suisse. The company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 29.

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