Veritas Asset Management Llp Lowered By $6.88 Million Its Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding; Independent Franchise Partners Llp Has Cut Oracle (ORCL) Holding By $42.17 Million

June 18, 2018 - By Cheryll Laflamme

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Independent Franchise Partners Llp decreased Oracle Corp (ORCL) stake by 5.31% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Independent Franchise Partners Llp sold 937,218 shares as Oracle Corp (ORCL)’s stock declined 8.15%. The Independent Franchise Partners Llp holds 16.71M shares with $764.43M value, down from 17.65M last quarter. Oracle Corp now has $188.93B valuation. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $46.28. About 28.12M shares traded or 80.84% up from the average. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 3.98% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.59% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: ; 10/04/2018 – Seventy-Seven Percent Of Consumers Feel Inefficient Customer Service Experiences Detract From Their Quality of Life; 16/04/2018 – FIREEYE & ORACLE COLLABORATE ON CLOUD TRANSFORMATION; 16/05/2018 – Oracle Buys Datascience.com To Boost Big Data Analytics Offerings — MarketWatch; 01/05/2018 – New Groundbreaking Customer Cloud Service Helps Utilities Improve Service, Reduce Costs and Accelerate Time to Go Live; 10/04/2018 – KILL Tipalti Announces Multi-Entity and PO Matching Integration with NetSuite; 11/04/2018 – Mintigo Teams With Oracle to Enable Sales with Al Powered Prospecting Applications; 19/03/2018 – Oracle 3Q Software License Update, Pdt Support Rev $5.03B; 18/05/2018 – Document Management Software 2018: Global Procurement Market Intelligence Report – Top Five Players are Adobe, OpenText, Dropbox, HP, and Oracle – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 18/04/2018 – Waratek Issues Guidance on Oracle April 2018 CPU; 11/05/2018 – ORACLE BOOSTS SIZE OF BOARD TO 14 DIRECTORS

Veritas Asset Management Llp decreased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 1.05% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Veritas Asset Management Llp sold 32,300 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)’s stock rose 4.65%. The Veritas Asset Management Llp holds 3.04 million shares with $650.43M value, down from 3.07 million last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $245.99 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $255.98. About 4.77 million shares traded or 50.85% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 37.57% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.00% the S&P500. Some Historical UNH News: ; 17/04/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH 1Q REV. $55.2B, EST. $54.87B; 29/05/2018 – Molina Healthcare Elects Richard Zoretic to Board of Directors; 16/04/2018 – GetWellNetwork Appoints Nikia Bergan as Chief Revenue Officer; 16/05/2018 – United Healthcare Steve Nelson To Keynote Second Annual Medicare Advantage Summit; 13/03/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH TO LAUNCH NEW OPTUM VENTURES GLOBAL FUND; 02/04/2018 – Rally Health, Kevin Hart and Maria Menounos to Host Rally HealthFest in Downtown Chicago; 17/04/2018 – UnitedHealth Grows Abroad as U.S. Insurance Business Is Flat; 02/04/2018 – Shares of Anthem, UnitedHealth and Medicaid-provider Centene rise in premarket trading after sources confirm early deals talks between Walmart and Humana; 06/03/2018 – UnitedHealthcare Launches Expansion of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacy Discounts to Millions of Americans; 13/03/2018 – UnitedHealth Names Larry Renfro to Lead Enterprise Growth Efforts and Optum’s Next-Generation Investment Initiatives Through an Expanded Optum Ventures

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.28, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 83 investors sold ORCL shares while 569 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 449 raised stakes. 2.24 billion shares or 1.97% less from 2.29 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 1.26 million shares for 0.52% of their portfolio. Cullinan Assoc owns 0.21% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 61,860 shares. Schroder Invest Grp invested 0.54% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Stewart & Patten Co holds 0.3% or 34,140 shares. Pinnacle Wealth Mgmt Advisory Grp Limited Liability Com, New Jersey-based fund reported 5,485 shares. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd owns 1.69 million shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Limited holds 0.98% or 3.44M shares. Texas Yale Cap holds 0.24% or 60,428 shares. Newman Dignan & Sheerar invested 0.25% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Peak Asset Mgmt Limited Co has 157,780 shares for 2.65% of their portfolio. M Secs has invested 0.14% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Edmp reported 2.49% stake. Suntrust Banks Incorporated holds 0.22% or 725,324 shares in its portfolio. Brown Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.06% or 6,892 shares. Hyman Charles D reported 213,162 shares.

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Oracle: Buy While Expectations Are Low” on June 18, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Oracle (ORCL) PT Lowered to $52 at Piper Jaffray; Checks Suggest In-Line Qtr” published on June 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Game Plan For The Week – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/15/18)” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Oracle (ORCL) PT Lowered to $51 at BofA/Merrill Lynch” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “No Love For Oracle: Is There An Opportunity?” with publication date: June 10, 2018.

Among 43 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Oracle had 118 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Friday, December 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Thursday, December 17 with “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. On Friday, June 17 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 8 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, March 20 report. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 11 by Cowen & Co. SunTrust upgraded Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Wednesday, September 16 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 17 by Deutsche Bank.

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on June, 20. They expect $0.86 earnings per share, up 4.88% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.82 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $3.51 billion for 13.45 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.75 actual earnings per share reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.67% EPS growth.

More notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “UnitedHealth, Quest Diagnostics unveil strategic partnership” on May 24, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Polaris, Securian join ranks of Fortune 500 companies; UnitedHealth moves into Top 5 (slideshow)” published on May 21, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “4 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Cheniere Energy Partners, LP, UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Sage Therapeutics …” published on June 12, 2018 as well as Schaeffersresearch.com‘s news article titled: “Best Dow Stock to Own Next Week” with publication date: May 25, 2018.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 earnings per share, up 23.17% or $0.57 from last year’s $2.46 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.91 billion for 21.12 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.04 actual earnings per share reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.33% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 0.96 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It has no change, as 55 investors sold UNH shares while 532 reduced holdings. only 125 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. 789.19 million shares or 2.09% less from 806.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Honeywell International owns 157,500 shares. Bankshares Pictet And Cie (Asia) Ltd reported 7,331 shares stake. Randolph holds 1.06% or 27,225 shares. 5,582 are owned by Trust Department Mb Bankshares N A. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 1% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 332,926 shares. Paloma Prns stated it has 0.03% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Todd Asset Management has 1.54% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Castleark Mgmt Limited Com has invested 1.29% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 1,346 are held by Lederer Assocs Counsel Ca. Beck Mack And Oliver Limited Liability Corp reported 2,481 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Longview Ptnrs (Guernsey) invested 4.63% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Next Century Growth Investors Lc has invested 0.22% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Cape Cod Five Cents Bankshares holds 15,427 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Lau Assocs Limited Liability Corporation owns 9,500 shares for 1.58% of their portfolio. Pettee Investors Incorporated invested 0.41% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

Among 27 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 90 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Vetr. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 2. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 19. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $197 target in Thursday, July 13 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28000 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 18.

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