Sterling Investment Management Has Lifted Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Stake; Farmland Partners (FPI) Shorts Raised By 0.64%

June 20, 2018 - By Matt Maslow

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Sterling Investment Management Inc increased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 34.74% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Sterling Investment Management Inc acquired 3,720 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)’s stock rose 4.65%. The Sterling Investment Management Inc holds 14,428 shares with $3.09M value, up from 10,708 last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $242.74B valuation. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $252.6. About 603,777 shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 37.57% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.00% the S&P500. Some Historical UNH News: ; 13/03/2018 – DaVita Inc. Receives SEC Request for Additional Information Regarding Asset Sale to UnitedHealth; 06/03/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH CHANGES APPLY TO FULLY INSURED HEALTH PLANS; 28/03/2018 – AMERICAN RENAL ASSOCIATES – U.S. COURT ENTERED THE MARCH 27 ORDER REGARDING THE MOTION FILED UNDER A SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT BY UNITEDHEALTH ON MARCH 13, 2017; 15/03/2018 – The Dow traded 114 points higher, with UnitedHealth contributing the most to the gains; 13/03/2018 – UnitedHealth Group Announces Leadership Actions; 05/04/2018 – Ascensia Diabetes Care Announces Expanded Access to Contour®Next Meters and Test Strips for Unitedhealthcare Members With Diabetes; 13/03/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS UNITEDHEALTH’S IFS RATINGS AT ‘AA-‘; OUTLOOK STAB; 10/05/2018 – Envision Healthcare: In Arbitration With a UnitedHealth Group Unit, Alleges United Breached Medical Group Participation Agreement; 11/04/2018 – Online therapy start-up Talkspace hires a chief medical officer from UnitedHealth; 02/04/2018 – AMERICAN RENAL ASSOCIATES HOLDINGS – ON MARCH 30, UNITED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE CO AND UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST UNITS

Farmland Partners Inc (NYSE:FPI) had an increase of 0.64% in short interest. FPI’s SI was 3.96 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 0.64% from 3.94M shares previously. With 316,000 avg volume, 13 days are for Farmland Partners Inc (NYSE:FPI)’s short sellers to cover FPI’s short positions. The SI to Farmland Partners Inc’s float is 13.4%. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $9.11. About 119,455 shares traded. Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE:FPI) has declined 15.82% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.39% the S&P500. Some Historical FPI News: ; 20/04/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Keane Group, Spirit Airlines, Farmland Partners, Arrow Electronics, Semgro; 12/03/2018 Farmland Partners Inc. Announces Appointment of EKS&H LLLP as Company’s Accounting Firm; 09/05/2018 – FARMLAND PARTNERS 1Q AFFO/SHR $0.000, EST. 5.800C; 09/05/2018 – Farmland Partners 1Q Loss/Shr 8c; 09/05/2018 – Farmland Partners Backs FY18 EPS 40c-EPS 44c; 09/05/2018 – FARMLAND PARTNERS INC – REAFFIRMING ITS FULL YEAR 2018 AFFO PER SHARE GUIDANCE OF $0.40-0.44 PER SHARE; 13/04/2018 – FARMLAND PARTNERS PRESIDENT COWAN TO STEP DOWN EFFECTIVE MAY 31; 09/05/2018 – FARMLAND PARTNERS INC FPI.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED FFO SHR $0.40 TO $0.44; 20/04/2018 – DJ Farmland Partners Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (FPI)

More notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: which released: “The 6 Stocks on the MFM Team’s Radar This Week” on June 19, 2018, also with their article: “UnitedHealth, Quest Diagnostics unveil strategic partnership” published on May 24, 2018, published: “4 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: and their article: “Best Dow Stock to Own Next Week” published on May 25, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “UnitedHealth Group: Buy For Great Total Return And 20% Dividend Growth” with publication date: June 11, 2018.

Among 27 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 90 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Friday, July 7. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, November 20. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 17. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 17 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 30. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $31.36 million activity. 198 shares valued at $48,025 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Friday, January 19. 22,184 shares were sold by RENFRO LARRY C, worth $5.08M. 10,000 shares were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, worth $2.46M. On Thursday, March 15 Nelson Steven H sold $3.28M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 14,233 shares. BURKE RICHARD T sold 15,000 shares worth $3.73M. 5,820 shares were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R, worth $1.40M. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $2.38M was made by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31.

Investors sentiment is 0.96 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is the same, as 55 investors sold UNH shares while 532 reduced holdings. only 125 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. 789.19 million shares or 2.09% less from 806.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hussman Strategic Advsr has 0.59% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 10,000 shares. Centurylink Mngmt invested in 11,418 shares. Natixis owns 1.39% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1.05M shares. Farmers & Merchants Invests owns 56,810 shares or 0.92% of their US portfolio. Capital holds 1.1% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 4.46M shares. Element Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 1,509 shares. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mngmt Grp Inc Ltd Llc owns 0.66% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 13,447 shares. Amalgamated Bancshares has invested 0.8% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Td Asset invested 0.65% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Moreover, Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership has 0.68% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 37,123 shares. Bridgewater LP owns 5,609 shares. Linscomb Williams stated it has 1,028 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bainco Invsts has invested 1.39% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Paragon Cap Ltd holds 0.11% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 1,200 shares. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, Alabama-based fund reported 5,863 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Farmland Partners (NYSE:FPI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Farmland Partners had 4 analyst reports since September 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 10. Janney Capital initiated Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE:FPI) rating on Thursday, December 3. Janney Capital has “Buy” rating and $12.50 target. The stock of Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE:FPI) earned “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Wednesday, September 23.

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