UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) is at least 25.52% than its current record low price of $208.07. There was a 5.53% gain on 7/11/2019 that led the price to move at $261.16. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $249.05 and $261.69. This company shares are 10.18% off its target price of $287.74 and the current market capitalization stands at $250.56B. The recent change has given its price a 7.42% lead over SMA 50 and -9.3% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 6.22% gains, 6.15% gains and 7.19% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found UNH’s volatility during a week at 2.15% and during a month it has been found around 1.95%.

What Does UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “UnitedHealth Group, Inc. engages in the provision of health care coverage, software, and data consultancy services. It operates through the following segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. The UnitedHealthcare segment utilizes Optum’s capabilities to help coordinate patient care, improve affordability of medical care, analyze cost trends, manage pharmacy benefits, work with care providers more effectively, and create a simpler consumer experience. The OptumHealth segment provides health services business serving the broad health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, government, life sciences companies, and consumers. The OptumInsight segment focuses on data and analytics, technology, and information to help major participants in the health care industry. The OptumRx segment provides pharmacy care services. The company was founded by Richard T. Burke in January 1977 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/UNH/profile under company description.]

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $203.85 billion or 88.5% in UNH stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $17.92 billion in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, which represents roughly 7.15% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.79% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 70,005,809 shares of the stock are valued at $17.33 billion. The third largest holder is Fmr Llc, which currently holds $15.62 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.23% of its market capitalization.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 978 institutional holders increased their position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by some 32,807,791 shares, 856 decreased positions by 40,353,718 and 194 held positions by 750,521,456. That puts total institutional holdings at 823,682,965 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 122 new institutional investments totaling 1,535,557 shares while 106 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,407,771 shares.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director BURKE RICHARD T has sold 10,000 shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) in the trading session dated Jun. 11, 2019. These shares are worth $2,480,000 and were traded at $248 each. The SEC filing shows that BURKE RICHARD T performed a sale of 10,000 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on May. 29, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $241.99 per share worth to an income of some $2,419,900 to the account of BURKE RICHARD T.

Director, BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, sold 5,000 common shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 06, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $239.02, raking in a sum of $1,195,100. After this sale, 72,993 common shares of UNH are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $19,062,852.

In the transaction dated May. 03, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the CEO; WICHMANN DAVID S added a total of 20,000 shares at an average price of $231.79, amounting to approximately $4,635,800. The insider now directly owns 904,604 shares worth $236,246,371.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), with 12 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 13 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.58 average brokerage recommendation [T1].