As Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Stock Declined, Holder Cedar Hill Associates Cut Its Position by $781,660; Cwm Cut Eog Res (EOG) Position as Valuation Declined

April 17, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Cwm Llc decreased its stake in Eog Res Inc (EOG) by 22.62% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cwm Llc sold 6,083 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,807 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.25M, down from 26,890 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cwm Llc who had been investing in Eog Res Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $64.24B market cap company. It closed at $111.02 lastly. It is down 13.87% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500.

Cedar Hill Associates Llc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group (UNH) by 7.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cedar Hill Associates Llc sold 3,553 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.93% with the market. The hedge fund held 46,121 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.17 million, down from 49,674 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cedar Hill Associates Llc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $222.87 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.69% or $6.04 during the last trading session, reaching $230.32. About 4.51 million shares traded or 11.56% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.

Cwm Llc, which manages about $1.90 billion and $2.25 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLF) by 17,626 shares to 64,046 shares, valued at $1.79M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr by 202,201 shares in the quarter, for a total of 279,934 shares, and has risen its stake in Telecom Italia S P A New (NYSE:TI).

Analysts await EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) to report earnings on May, 3 after the close. They expect $0.95 earnings per share, up 533.33% or $0.80 from last year’s $0.15 per share. EOG’s profit will be $549.70 million for 29.22 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.69 actual earnings per share reported by EOG Resources, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.68% EPS growth.

Among 39 analysts covering EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. EOG Resources had 128 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Outperform” on Monday, May 16. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 14 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) rating on Monday, May 29. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $111 target. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of EOG in report on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 10. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by BMO Capital Markets. CLSA upgraded EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) on Tuesday, November 15 to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since January 10, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $6.91 million activity. Shares for $1.75 million were sold by Donaldson Michael P. THOMAS GARY L sold $4.52M worth of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) on Wednesday, January 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 48 investors sold EOG shares while 332 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 477.30 million shares or 0.36% less from 479.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd invested in 0.02% or 206 shares. Coho Prtnrs has 1,869 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Tru Advsrs LP holds 17,050 shares. New York-based Ibm Retirement Fund has invested 0.29% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Jennison Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.26% of its portfolio in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) for 2.47 million shares. Adams Natural Res Fund holds 2.9% or 179,700 shares in its portfolio. Smithfield has invested 0.01% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Westport Asset Mgmt, a Connecticut-based fund reported 55,077 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 122,177 shares. Cleararc reported 15,118 shares stake. New York-based Delta Capital Management Limited Co has invested 0.3% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Pub Sector Pension Investment Board accumulated 64,236 shares. Kidder Stephen W stated it has 13,145 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Liability Com owns 1.28 million shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board owns 15,665 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 81 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $175 target in Wednesday, November 30 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 29 by Credit Suisse. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, January 4 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Cowen & Co. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Leerink Swann. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, September 20. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, June 7. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $20500 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 19.

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $29.08 million activity. On Tuesday, March 20 the insider BURKE RICHARD T sold $2.24M. RENFRO LARRY C sold $5.08M worth of stock. $2.38M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J. $2.46M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR. Shares for $48,025 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin. The insider Nelson Steven H sold $3.28 million.

Cedar Hill Associates Llc, which manages about $1.20B and $574.62 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV) by 4,182 shares to 19,689 shares, valued at $5.29 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dsl Cef (DSL) by 137,950 shares in the quarter, for a total of 496,040 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Core Msci Emerg Mkt Et (IEMG).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold UNH shares while 538 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 426 raised stakes. 806.07 million shares or 0.60% less from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. South Dakota Council invested 1.49% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Eagle Asset Management holds 0.05% or 43,484 shares in its portfolio. Norinchukin Bancorporation The invested 0.96% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Cadence Savings Bank Na holds 0.32% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 4,012 shares. Moreover, Hanseatic Incorporated has 1.62% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 7,307 shares. Commercial Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 0.05% stake. Boys Arnold stated it has 9,215 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. 55,000 were reported by Rbf Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company. Moreover, Webster Fincl Bank N A has 0.02% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Regions Fincl Corp stated it has 0.1% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Copeland Mngmt Limited stated it has 0.55% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Harris Lp holds 1.29% or 3.56M shares in its portfolio. Laffer reported 22,171 shares. The Japan-based Sumitomo Life Ins Com has invested 1.18% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Wetherby Asset invested in 0.53% or 17,188 shares.

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