Azimuth Capital Management Lowers stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) : Azimuth Capital Management reduced its stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc by 1.51% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 103,291 shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc which is valued at $13.3 Million after selling 1,580 shares in UnitedHealth Group Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 11, 2016.UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approximately 1.27% of Azimuth Capital Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Holderness Investments Co reduced its stake in UNH by selling 6 shares or 0.07% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,243 shares of UNH which is valued at $1.1 Million. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 1.02% of Holderness Investments Co’s portfolio.Isthmus Partners reduced its stake in UNH by selling 114 shares or 42.38% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 155 shares of UNH which is valued at $19,995. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Isthmus Partners’s portfolio.White Pine Investment Co reduced its stake in UNH by selling 100 shares or 1.46% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 6,735 shares of UNH which is valued at $868,815. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.53% of White Pine Investment Co’s portfolio.Allsquare Wealth Management reduced its stake in UNH by selling 100 shares or 28.09% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 256 shares of UNH which is valued at $33,024. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Allsquare Wealth Management’s portfolio.Financial Management Professionals boosted its stake in UNH in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 114 additional shares and now holds a total of 470 shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc which is valued at $62,059. UnitedHealth Group Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Financial Management Professionals’s portfolio.

UnitedHealth Group Inc opened for trading at $128.75 and hit $130.86 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $130.64, with a gain of 1.27% or 1.64 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 24,66,033 shares. Company has a market cap of $124,213 M.

On the company’s financial health, UnitedHealth Group Inc reported $1.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09 according to the earnings call on Apr 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.72. The company had revenue of $44527.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $44278.96 million. The company’s revenue was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.46 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on UnitedHealth Group Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Apr 20, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 156 from a previous price target of $150 .Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Apr 19, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 145 from a previous price target of $130 .Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Mar 15, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 150 from a previous price target of $131 .

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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