Analysts See $-0.06 EPS for Yelp Inc. (YELP); Last Week UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Coverage

April 19, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Analysts expect Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) to report $-0.06 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $-0.06 EPS. After having $-0.09 EPS previously, Yelp Inc.’s analysts see -33.33% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $44.81. About 312,827 shares traded. Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) has risen 27.04% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.49% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 82 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, December 7, the company rating was upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald. Citigroup maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 19. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 28 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 19 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, November 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy”. Morgan Stanley reinitiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, September 9 report. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, June 27. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, October 19. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 29. See UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) latest ratings:

17/04/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $280.0000 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $280.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $265 Initiates Coverage On
18/01/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $270.0
17/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $259.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $280.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $269 Initiates Coverage On
25/12/2017 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $235.0 Maintain

Among 47 analysts covering Yelp (NYSE:YELP), 22 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Yelp had 156 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the shares of YELP in report on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank upgraded Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) rating on Monday, June 20. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $33 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) on Thursday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Wednesday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 18 report. As per Tuesday, September 15, the company rating was initiated by William Blair.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 29 sales for $12.95 million activity. $262,500 worth of stock was sold by Donaker Geoffrey L on Tuesday, January 9. $533,144 worth of Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) shares were sold by Stoppelman Jeremy. 14,500 shares valued at $657,273 were sold by Nachman Joseph R on Tuesday, March 20. Shares for $1.10 million were sold by Wilson Laurence.

Yelp Inc. operates a platform that connects people with local businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.74 billion. The Company’s platform covers various local business categories, including restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto, and others. It has a 25.61 P/E ratio. The firm provides free and paid business listing services to businesses, as well as enables businesses to deliver targeted search advertising to large local audiences through its Website and mobile application.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.48, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 37 investors sold Yelp Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 60.57 million shares or 0.90% more from 60.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northern Corporation holds 992,674 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 35,058 are held by Legal & General Public Ltd. 73,790 are owned by Smith Asset Mgmt Grp Incorporated Lp. Art Limited holds 34,302 shares. Wellington Mngmt Llp holds 0% or 12,199 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP). Raymond James And holds 0% or 27,622 shares in its portfolio. Prescott General Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corp reported 7.14% in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP). Lucus Ltd Liability has 7,765 shares. The Quebec – Canada-based Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has invested 0.01% in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP). Susquehanna International Grp Llp stated it has 0% in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP). Citadel Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 999,783 shares. Vanguard Grp stated it has 0.01% in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP). Clearbridge Limited Company accumulated 322,224 shares or 0.01% of the stock. California-based Lpl Limited Liability has invested 0% in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP).

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $29.08 million activity. On Tuesday, January 23 the insider BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $2.46 million. WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.40 million worth of stock. HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, January 31. Nelson Steven H sold 14,233 shares worth $3.28M. $2.39M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares were sold by BURKE RICHARD T. The insider RENFRO LARRY C sold 22,184 shares worth $5.08 million. Shares for $48,025 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $227.94 billion. The companyÂ’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, individuals, and military service members; and health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services. It has a 21.97 P/E ratio. It also provides services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; Medicaid plans, ChildrenÂ’s Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health services, including commercial health and dental benefits.

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