UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Raises Dividend to $0.75 Per Share

Albert D Mason stated it has 26,786 shares. The Blackstone Group Lp holds 38.39 million shares with $785.15 million value, down from 50.39M last quarter. Hourglass Ltd has 3.62% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa bought 11,970 shares as the company's stock declined 7.50% while stock markets rallied. 804.47 million shares or 1.08% more from 795.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) has risen 1.15% since July 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Raises Dividend to $0.75 Per Share" was published by Stock Observer and is owned by of Stock Observer. Therefore 100% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 15th. As per Wednesday, November 9, the company rating was downgraded by Mizuho. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) earned "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, June 7.

More important recent UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "UnitedHealth Group Reaches Analyst Target Price" on June 23, 2017, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: "Optum's MedExpress headed for Mayo's backyard", Bloomberg.com published: "UnitedHealth, Vista Said Near Deal to Split Advisory Board" on July 06, 2017.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on UNH. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. Mizuho lifted their price objective on UnitedHealth Group from $178.00 to $200.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, December 16 with "Outperform".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. UnitedHealth Group has a 52 week low of $132.39 and a 52 week high of $188.66. 117 funds opened positions while 651 raised stakes.

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Stelliam Investment Management Lp holds 1.3% of its portfolio in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation for 2.07 million shares. Bridgecreek Mgmt Limited Liability Company has invested 1.37% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Ssi Invest Inc holds 0.06% or 4,227 shares.

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 18th. Alethea Capital Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 91,672 shares. The value of the investment in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated went from $617,000 to $787,000 a change of $170,000 since the last quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Ltd Llc accumulated 3.37% or 3.90M shares. BURKE RICHARD T also sold $8.37M worth of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) shares. Waddell And Reed Finance Incorporated stated it has 327,806 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Wealth Architects LLC's holdings in UnitedHealth Group were valued $522,000 during the latest period. 2,950 were accumulated by Pettee Invsts Inc.

The stock decreased 1.60% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $22.71. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) earned "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 19. Jennison Associate Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.15% or 818,784 shares. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd holds 36,388 shares. About 237,588 shares traded. UnitedHealth Group has a payout ratio of 30.6% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a health and well-being company. Recently, an ex-employee of the company played whistleblower, accusing it of overcharging $1 billion on the Medicare Advantage policies sold between 2011 and 2014. The Company's branded networks and agencies operate in all markets around the world and provide a range of services, which it groups into four disciplines: advertising, customer relationship management, public relations and specialty communications. It has a 13.1 P/E ratio.

Since January 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $24.36 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J, worth $2.56 million. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR had sold 5,000 shares worth $913,211 on Wednesday, June 7.

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.11, from 0.84 in 2016Q3. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 630,755 shares of the healthcare conglomerate's stock worth $100,945,000 after buying an additional 58,073 shares in the last quarter. 50 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes.

Omnicom Group Inc.is a holding company. Boston Partners invested 0.83% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Clal Enterp Ltd owns 75,800 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. Private Wealth Advsrs holds 0.09% or 1,730 shares in its portfolio. Smith Moore & Commerce stated it has 3,197 shares. Renaissance Tech Limited Com stated it has 0.02% in Michaels Companies Inc (NASDAQ:MIK). Mastrapasqua Asset Mngmt invested 1.52% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). 216,787 were accumulated by Tetrem Mngmt Limited. Blackrock Institutional Trust Na has invested 0.01% in Michaels Companies Inc (NASDAQ:MIK). Dowling And Yahnke Limited Liability Company reported 56,913 shares. Robecosam Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 77,712 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Therefore 65% are positive. Omnicom had 19 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, July 19 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Thursday, June 29 with "Hold".

01/03/2017 - Piper Jaffray began new coverage on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated giving the company a "overweight" rating. Jane Street Gp Limited Company owns 7,868 shares. The stock of Michaels Companies Inc (NASDAQ:MIK) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, October 23 with "Outperform" rating. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, September 9 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 5 by Compass Point. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Overweight" on Friday, April 7.

04/18/2017 - UnitedHealth Group Incorporated had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

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