UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Trading Up - Short Interest increased by 7.73%

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 12.7% over the last 5 years. In the last earnings report the EPS was $8.32 and is expected to be $9.87 for the current year with 966,859,000 shares presently outstanding. Over the past week, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has performed -0.58%. Traders who own the stock with a record date on Fri, Sep 8th will get a dividend of $0.75 for a share. About 753,129 shares traded. The original version of this story can be viewed at It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Lone Pine Capital Llc decreased Ebay Inc (EBAY) stake by 71.04% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. United Capital Fincl Advisers Lc holds 0.08% or 52,831 shares. The Reliance Trust holds 45,481 shares with $7.28M value, up from 39,438 last quarter. (UNH)'s stock rose 9.50%.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $12.69 million activity. About 257,194 shares traded. $875,000 worth of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) was sold by SWAN ROBERT HOLMES. Next Financial Group, Inc now controls 2,513 shares worth $466,000,000. Lee Jae Hyun also sold $213,236 worth of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares. Shares for $913,211 were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR on Wednesday, June 7. Another trade for 35,000 shares valued at $1.20 million was sold by PITTMAN RAYMOND J.

Stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) now have an ABR of 1.25.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. Therefore 50% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Friday, April 7 by Cantor Fitzgerald. As per Monday, July 18, the company rating was initiated by HSBC. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, September 11. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $19200 target in Wednesday, June 21 report. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Buy" on Thursday, October 29. It also upped Intercontinental Exchange In (NYSE:ICE) stake by 3.02M shares and now owns 4.23 million shares. GME was included in 7 notes of analysts from November 2, 2016. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. CASC's SI was 2.20 million shares in September as released by FINRA. Allianz Asset Ag stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Model N Inc (NYSE:MODN). Axa reported 0% in AutoNation, Inc. Gofen Glossberg Llc Il has invested 0.01% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY).

Nordea Investment Management Ab increased Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) stake by 5,674 shares to 16,034 valued at $1.24 million in 2016Q4. Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt has 8,100 shares. Fayez Sarofim & has 0% invested in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). Bkd Wealth Advsr Limited Liability Co owns 5,312 shares. Days to cover increased from 0.0 to 4.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.01% on August 15. F&V Limited Liability Co has 82,765 shares. Hoplite Cap Management Lp holds 530,977 shares. Asset Advisors reported 31,525 shares stake. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in AutoNation, Inc. Ontario - Canada-based Mackenzie Finance has invested 0.02% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). Carlson Mngmt holds 30,884 shares. Cantab Capital Partners Llp claims 17,650 shares worth $3,273,000,000. Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) was reduced too.

Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. added to its holdings by buying 1,738 shares an increase of 34.3% as of 06/30/2017. It increased, as 37 investors sold UNH shares while 473 reduced holdings. Founders Capital Management purchased a new stake in UnitedHealth Group during the 1st quarter worth about $135,000. 804.47 million shares or 1.08% more from 795.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Zwj Counsel Incorporated, Georgia-based fund reported 3,595 shares. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) earned "Overweight" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 4. Wells Fargo & Communications Mn stated it has 15,089 shares. Bnp Paribas Investment Prtnrs accumulated 564,883 shares. Athena Capital Lc has invested 0.18% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Ls Inv Limited Liability Corp holds 0.26% or 22,951 shares in its portfolio. The healthcare conglomerate reported $2.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.38 by $0.08. Moreover, Winch Advisory Ser Ltd Co has 0.04% invested in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Becker Cap stated it has 0.01% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). First Bank & Trust Of Omaha has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of UNH in report on Tuesday, August 29 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 10% are positive. Zacks reduced UnitedHealth Group from a "buy" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis report on Friday morning, May 19th. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, December 16. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 20. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Saturday, August 29 report. The firm has a market capitalization of $191.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.76 and a beta of 0.63. The rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 16. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies. As per Friday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. On Friday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with "Corporate".

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