Samson Capital Management Has Cut Its Magellan Midstream Prtnrs LP (MMP) Position; Passport Capital Has Lowered By $13.20 Million Its Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Stake

May 20, 2018 - By Moses P. Lee

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Passport Capital Llc decreased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 93.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Passport Capital Llc sold 59,989 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)’s stock declined 0.93%. The Passport Capital Llc holds 4,105 shares with $905,000 value, down from 64,094 last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $235.09 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.69% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $244.64. About 2.28M shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.

Samson Capital Management Llc decreased Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp (MMP) stake by 3.62% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Samson Capital Management Llc sold 4,678 shares as Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp (MMP)’s stock declined 17.74%. The Samson Capital Management Llc holds 124,401 shares with $8.83 million value, down from 129,079 last quarter. Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp now has $15.85B valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $69.46. About 536,702 shares traded. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) has declined 24.45% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 88 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Cleveland with “Buy” on Friday, April 8. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, November 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 19. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 3. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28000 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 7 report.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $32.64 million activity. $47,959 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin. On Tuesday, January 23 BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $2.46M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 10,000 shares. Shares for $4.79M were sold by BURKE RICHARD T on Thursday, January 18. On Thursday, March 15 the insider Nelson Steven H sold $3.28M. $5.08M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by RENFRO LARRY C. WILENSKY GAIL R had sold 5,820 shares worth $1.40M. 10,000 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares with value of $2.38M were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J.

More news for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area” on May 08, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges” and published on May 04, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. 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. 2,796 were accumulated by Bowling Port Mgmt Llc. 22,171 were reported by Laffer Invs. 49,920 are held by First Interstate Bank. Holt Cap Advisors Limited Liability Dba Holt Cap Limited Partnership has 0.08% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Thrivent For Lutherans accumulated 1.68M shares or 1.24% of the stock. Acropolis Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.58% or 17,145 shares in its portfolio. Shell Asset Management Communications has 143,567 shares. Suffolk Mgmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 1.7% or 59,320 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania has 0.12% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1,350 shares. Pennsylvania-based Covington Investment Advsrs has invested 1.64% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Raymond James Financial Services Advisors has 353,373 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa holds 228,767 shares. Highland Capital Mngmt holds 13,051 shares. Pub Sector Pension Board reported 321,569 shares. Bainco International invested in 52,602 shares or 1.46% of the stock.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 EPS, up 23.17% or $0.57 from last year’s $2.46 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.91B for 20.18 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.04 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.33% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.00 earnings per share, up 8.70% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.92 per share. MMP’s profit will be $228.19M for 17.37 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.76% negative EPS growth.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.51 million activity. 22,251 shares were sold by MEARS MICHAEL N, worth $1.51M on Monday, February 12.

Among 23 analysts covering Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. had 68 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, September 7. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, February 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, June 14. On Friday, April 21 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. Argus Research maintained the shares of MMP in report on Monday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Monday, April 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, July 23.

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