Tiaa Cref Investment Management LLC Lowered Its Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Position as Stock Price Declined

April 16, 2018 - By Darrin Black

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold UNH shares while 538 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 426 raised stakes. 806.07 million shares or 0.60% less from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Beaumont Financial Prtn Ltd has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). First Midwest Bankshares Division owns 22,176 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Maryland Capital Mngmt has 3.32% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 101,726 shares. 20,820 are held by Alyeska Invest Grp Lp. Clearbridge Invests Lc reported 17.91 million shares. Public Sector Pension Investment Board has 0.47% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc stated it has 0.16% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Northrock Prns Ltd stated it has 2,345 shares. First Republic Investment stated it has 0.52% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Drexel Morgan And holds 1,828 shares. Calamos Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 51,251 shares stake. Cadence Capital Management Lc holds 0.19% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 13,455 shares. Sva Plumb Wealth Limited Com has invested 0.05% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Balyasny Asset Limited Liability accumulated 270,093 shares. Churchill Mngmt holds 0.15% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 30,763 shares.

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $29.28 million activity. The insider BURKE RICHARD T sold $2.24M. HOOPER MICHELE J had sold 10,000 shares worth $2.38M on Wednesday, January 31. Another trade for 5,820 shares valued at $1.40M was made by WILENSKY GAIL R on Thursday, January 18. RENFRO LARRY C had sold 22,598 shares worth $5.01 million. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares were sold by ROOS THOMAS E. Nelson Steven H sold 14,233 shares worth $3.28 million.

Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 6.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc sold 362,262 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 5.65M shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.25 billion, down from 6.02M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $220.42B market cap company. The stock increased 1.57% or $3.51 during the last trading session, reaching $227.79. About 1.18M shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.

Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc, which manages about $151.69 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (NYSE:AEL) by 184,703 shares to 444,508 shares, valued at $13.66M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Teladoc Inc by 177,383 shares in the quarter, for a total of 555,837 shares, and has risen its stake in Nutanix Inc.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $2.92 EPS, up 23.21 % or $0.55 from last year’s $2.37 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.83 billion for 19.50 P/E if the $2.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.59 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.74 % EPS growth.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 23 analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 12 by Jefferies. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $225.0 target in Thursday, November 16 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 28 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 29 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 12.

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