Scopia Capital Management Lp buys $528,211,788 stake in United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR)

United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) : Scopia Capital Management Lp scooped up 1,370,698 additional shares in United Therapeutics Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 4,219,281 shares of United Therapeutics Corporation which is valued at $528,211,788.United Therapeutics Corporation makes up approximately 10.58% of Scopia Capital Management Lp’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Grt Capital Partners L.l.c. boosted its stake in UTHR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 917 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,317 shares of United Therapeutics Corporation which is valued at $415,255. United Therapeutics Corporation makes up approx 0.10% of Grt Capital Partners L.l.c.’s portfolio.Pictet Asset Management Ltd boosted its stake in UTHR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 31,311 additional shares and now holds a total of 64,911 shares of United Therapeutics Corporation which is valued at $8,126,208. United Therapeutics Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of Pictet Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio. Delphi Private Advisors added UTHR to its portfolio by purchasing 15 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,878. Legacy Capital Partners sold out all of its stake in UTHR during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 5,395 shares of UTHR which is valued $689,643.New York State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in UTHR by selling 1,700 shares or 1.77% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 94,279 shares of UTHR which is valued at $10,503,623. United Therapeutics Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of New York State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio.

United Therapeutics Corporation opened for trading at $122.75 and hit $123.47 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $123.21, with a gain of 0.76% or 0.93 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,20,082 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,356 M.

On the company’s financial health, United Therapeutics Corporation reported $4.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 1.03 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.52. The company had revenue of $412.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $395.00 million. The company’s revenue was up 18.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.55 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on United Therapeutics Corporation. Shares were Downgraded by H.C. Wainwright on Jun 15, 2016 to ” Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 95 from a previous price target of $175 .

United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of chronic and life-threatening conditions. The Company’s key therapeutic products and product candidates include Remodulin Tyvaso (treprostinil) Adcirca (tadalafil) Remodulin Implantable System Orenitram Combination Therapy Esuberaprost and PLX Cells for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; Ch14.18 MAb for the treatment of High-risk neuroblastoma; Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion and Lung Transplantation for the treatment of End-stage lung disease; UV-4B for the treatment of Dengue and influenza and Glycobiology Antiviral Agents for the treatment of a spectrum of agents against viral infectious diseases among others. The Company’s lead product for treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is Remodulin.

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