UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) : 18 Wall Street analysts covering UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $147.72. The maximum price target given is $172 and the minimum target for short term is around $105, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $12.84.

The short interest in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has declined from 9,946,775 on June 15,2016 to 8,432,930 on June 30,2016. The change was measured at 1,513,845 shares or 15.2%. The leftover shorts were 0.9% of the floated shares. The days to cover are 2, given the average daily volume of 3,589,018 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 12th.

Also, Bernstein initiates coverage on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) . Analysts at the Bernstein have a current rating of Outperform on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016.


UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH): On Thursdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $142.39 with an intraday high of $142.85. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $140.47. However, the stock managed to close at $140.84, a loss of 0.45% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $141.48. The total traded volume of the day was 3,000,678 shares.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a health and well-being company. The Companys 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 Companys 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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