As Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Market Valuation Declined, Voya Investment Management Cut Position; Celanese Del (CE) Market Valuation Declined While Telemus Capital Trimmed Position

May 18, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Voya Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 5.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Voya Investment Management Llc sold 156,238 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.88M shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $635.81M, down from 3.04 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Voya Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $233.43B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $242.905. About 337,384 shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.




Telemus Capital Llc decreased its stake in Celanese Corp Del (CE) by 9.54% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Telemus Capital Llc sold 4,582 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.31% with the market. The institutional investor held 43,440 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.65M, down from 48,022 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Telemus Capital Llc who had been investing in Celanese Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.57 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $114.59. About 75,525 shares traded. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 9.78% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.77% the S&P500.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 earnings per share, up 23.17% or $0.57 from last year’s $2.46 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.91B for 20.04 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.04 actual earnings per share reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.33% negative EPS growth.

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. Rhenman And Prns Asset Management Ab accumulated 75,500 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0.3% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Deltec Asset Mgmt Lc invested 2.2% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 4,595 are held by Tompkins Financial Corp. Johnson Financial Grp Inc holds 19,995 shares. Foster Motley has invested 0.5% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Moreover, Adams Diversified Equity Fund has 0.5% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 42,000 shares. Barrett Asset Lc has invested 0.1% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Hillsdale Mgmt Inc holds 240 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Qci Asset Mgmt Incorporated New York holds 688 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd has invested 0.09% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Private invested in 2.61% or 34,132 shares. Lsv Asset, Illinois-based fund reported 209,660 shares. Advsr Asset Mgmt Inc owns 96,184 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Ltd Liability Co accumulated 11,418 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $32.64 million activity. 14,233 shares valued at $3.28M were sold by Nelson Steven H on Thursday, March 15. On Friday, January 19 Shine Kenneth Irwin sold $48,025 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 198 shares. $1.40 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by WILENSKY GAIL R. RENFRO LARRY C sold 22,598 shares worth $5.01M. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $2.38 million was sold by HOOPER MICHELE J. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $2.46 million was made by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR on Tuesday, January 23.

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 stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 20. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, August 21. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $235 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, November 16. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 17 with “Overweight”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $280.0 target in Friday, January 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $165 target in Wednesday, July 20 report. Credit Suisse maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, April 18 with “Outperform” rating.

More important recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market” on May 16, 2018, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Had a Bang-Up Quarter, And It’s Not Done Yet”, Bizjournals.com published: “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

Voya Investment Management Llc, which manages about $84.40 billion and $48.11 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hostess Brands Inc by 350,275 shares to 1.35 million shares, valued at $19.97 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 1.63 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.27 million shares, and has risen its stake in Eldorado Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:ERI).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 29 investors sold CE shares while 142 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 125.13 million shares or 1.30% less from 126.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Strategic Advsr Lc owns 0.15% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 4,288 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Incorporated stated it has 2.17% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). 96,451 were reported by Zacks Inv Mgmt. Veritable LP stated it has 0.01% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Perigon Wealth Mgmt Lc holds 0.01% or 200 shares. Private Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 147,430 shares. Ledyard Retail Bank, New Hampshire-based fund reported 60 shares. Moreover, National Pension Ser has 0.08% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 144,911 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp holds 0.03% or 730,623 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Pitcairn has invested 0.07% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). American Interest Group Inc holds 21,820 shares. The Massachusetts-based Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.18% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Cambridge Rech Advsrs Inc reported 2,893 shares. Symphony Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Moreover, Cornerstone Advsrs has 0.02% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE).

Telemus Capital Llc, which manages about $2.42 billion and $1.29B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 20,383 shares to 30,618 shares, valued at $1.62 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 17,760 shares in the quarter, for a total of 77,362 shares, and has risen its stake in Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL).

More news for Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Celanese weakness presents buying opportunity, Goldman analyst says” on May 01, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Baxter, Cisco, Eiger Bio, Energy Transfer, Juniper, NOV, Phillips 66 …” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 19 analysts covering Celanese (NYSE:CE), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Celanese had 79 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 16. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $99 target in Wednesday, February 15 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Alembic given on Monday, July 24. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CE in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) rating on Wednesday, April 18. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $112 target. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, March 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of CE in report on Tuesday, December 13 to “Outperform” rating.

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