Efg Asset Management (americas) Corp. buys $4,842,060 stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) : Efg Asset Management (americas) Corp. scooped up 6,669 additional shares in UnitedHealth Group Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 33,889 shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc which is valued at $4,842,060.UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approximately 2.22% of Efg Asset Management (americas) Corp.’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. boosted its stake in UNH in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 17,516 additional shares and now holds a total of 61,228 shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc which is valued at $8,748,257. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 1.21% of Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd.’s portfolio. Waldron Lp added UNH to its portfolio by purchasing 1,829 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $260,870. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.09% of Waldron Lp’s portfolio.Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd reduced its stake in UNH by selling 45,481 shares or 8.11% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 515,317 shares of UNH which is valued at $73,628,493. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 1.74% of Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd’s portfolio. Rothschild Capital Partners added UNH to its portfolio by purchasing 17,183 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $2,434,487. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 1.25% of Rothschild Capital Partners’s portfolio. Quantres Asset Management Ltd added UNH to its portfolio by purchasing 1,600 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $229,904. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.14% of Quantres Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio.

UnitedHealth Group Inc opened for trading at $137.2 and hit $138.04 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $137.27, with a gain of 0.48% or 0.65 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 23,15,890 shares. Company has a market cap of $130,735 M.

On the company’s financial health, UnitedHealth Group Inc reported $1.96 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.89. The company had revenue of $46485.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $45039.08 million. The company’s revenue was up 28.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.64 EPS.

Investors should note that on Aug 3, 2016, UnitedHealth Group Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.6250. The company’s management has announced Sep 7, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 9, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 20, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on UnitedHealth Group Inc. UnitedHealth Group Inc was Upgraded by Argus to ” Buy” on Jul 22, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 165 from a previous price target of $157 .Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Jul 19, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 160 from a previous price target of $156 .

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a health and well-being company. The Company’s business platforms include UnitedHealthcare and Optum. UnitedHealthcare provides health care benefits to various customers and markets. Optum is a health services business serving the health care marketplace including payers care providers employers Governments life sciences companies and consumers. The Company’s business platforms have four segments: UnitedHealthcare OptumHealth OptumInsight and OptumRx. UnitedHealthcare includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement UnitedHealthcare Community & State and UnitedHealthcare Global. OptumHealth is a health and wellness business serving the physical emotional and financial needs of individuals. OptumInsight provides technology operational and consulting services to participants in the health care industry. OptumRx provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services.

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