As Tim Participacoes S A Sponsore (TSU) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Dorsey Wright & Associates Lifted Holding; Stralem & Co Stake in Unitedhealth Group Com (UNH) Has Decreased by $6.90 Million

February 21, 2018 - By reb123z

Stralem & Co Inc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com (UNH) by 21.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stralem & Co Inc sold 35,405 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 126,595 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $24.79 million, down from 162,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stralem & Co Inc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $219.33B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.18% or $2.71 during the last trading session, reaching $226.66. About 3.17 million shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Dorsey Wright & Associates increased its stake in Tim Participacoes S A Sponsore (TSU) by 27.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dorsey Wright & Associates bought 48,587 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.89% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 225,346 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.13 million, up from 176,759 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dorsey Wright & Associates who had been investing in Tim Participacoes S A Sponsore for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.76 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $21.48. About 897,567 shares traded or 7.74% up from the average. TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) has risen 48.97% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.27% the S&P500.

Dorsey Wright & Associates, which manages about $743.59 million and $433.88M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp Com (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 18,022 shares to 50,649 shares, valued at $9.06 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 7 analysts covering TIM Participacoes (NYSE:TSU), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. TIM Participacoes had 25 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) on Monday, July 31 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of TSU in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) earned “Equalweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 27. The stock of TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. On Monday, October 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 21 by Bank of America. The stock of TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 26 by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of TSU in report on Friday, December 18 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital given on Tuesday, January 16.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $27.43 million activity. The insider ROOS THOMAS E sold 975 shares worth $200,333. BURKE RICHARD T had sold 20,000 shares worth $4.79 million. WILENSKY GAIL R also sold $1.12M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, September 5. 198 shares were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin, worth $48,025. RENFRO LARRY C had sold 22,598 shares worth $5.01 million on Thursday, December 14. On Wednesday, January 31 HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 10,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold UNH shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 810.94 million shares or 0.66% less from 816.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 1,594 were reported by Aspiriant Limited Co. Veritable Limited Partnership holds 41,729 shares. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Limited Com holds 2.42% or 357,274 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 1.05% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 448,314 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers invested in 0.35% or 54,953 shares. Schmidt P J Investment Management has invested 1.82% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Naples Advsr Ltd Co reported 8,651 shares. Highland Cap Mngmt Llc holds 14,489 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Altavista Wealth Mgmt has invested 1.32% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Rbf Cap Ltd holds 1.36% or 55,000 shares. The North Carolina-based First Personal Financial has invested 0.33% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Credit Agricole S A owns 844,016 shares. Eagle Asset Incorporated owns 43,998 shares. Kemnay Advisory Incorporated holds 0.35% or 4,196 shares. Honeywell accumulated 265,500 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 79 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cleveland on Friday, April 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, January 12. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, August 29 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 28. The company was maintained on Monday, December 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Thursday, July 6. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $20500 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 16.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $2.92 earnings per share, up 23.21% or $0.55 from last year’s $2.37 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.83B for 19.41 P/E if the $2.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.59 actual earnings per share reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.74% EPS growth.

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