Univar (UNVR) Analysts See $0.28 EPS; Centre Asset Management Lifted Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding

October 12, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

Analysts expect Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) to report $0.28 EPS on November, 3.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 64.71% from last quarter’s $0.17 EPS. UNVR’s profit would be $39.45 million giving it 25.98 P/E if the $0.28 EPS is correct. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Univar Inc’s analysts see -17.65% EPS growth. About 656,387 shares traded. Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) has risen 70.03% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.33% the S&P500.

Centre Asset Management Llc increased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 11.99% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Centre Asset Management Llc acquired 8,010 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)’s stock rose 9.50%. The Centre Asset Management Llc holds 74,820 shares with $13.87 million value, up from 66,810 last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $187.81B valuation. The stock decreased 1.20% or $2.35 during the last trading session, reaching $192.92. About 2.89M shares traded or 0.70% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $10.13 million activity. Shares for $990,227 were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Friday, June 2. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $913,211 worth of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, June 7. BURKE RICHARD T had sold 47,500 shares worth $8.23M on Thursday, May 4.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 53 investors sold UNH shares while 496 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. 816.36 million shares or 0.29% more from 813.97 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Kinsight Lc stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Lc owns 140,842 shares. Compton Ri, a Rhode Island-based fund reported 1,143 shares. Voloridge Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 19,502 shares. Park Corporation Oh holds 8,078 shares. Etrade Capital Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.43% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Raymond James Financial Services Advsr Inc stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt holds 0.02% or 8,100 shares. Efg Asset (Americas) Corp accumulated 24,789 shares or 1.76% of the stock. Williams Jones & Assocs Ltd Liability Com has 0.08% invested in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) for 16,772 shares. Alyeska Inv Gp LP owns 62,044 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd Liability Com holds 0.15% or 7,349 shares. Dorsey Wright And Assoc holds 0.84% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) for 11,613 shares. Westwood Grp invested 0.09% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has invested 0.59% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH).

Among 24 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 57 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 30. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 29 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 11. Argus Research upgraded UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) on Friday, July 22 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 18. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 4 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, October 2. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy” on Wednesday, November 30.

Univar Inc. is a distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. The company has market cap of $4.10 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Univar USA ; Univar Canada (Canada); Univar Europe and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Rest of World. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s USA segment supplies a range of commodity and specialty chemicals, as well as services to a range of end markets, including manufacturing and industrial production sectors in the United States.

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