Twin Capital Management Has Raised Position in Unitedhealth Group Com (UNH); As Ugi New (UGI) Market Value Declined, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Has Decreased by $342,700 Its Position

May 24, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company decreased its stake in Ugi Corp New (UGI) by 14.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company sold 7,450 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.25% with the market. The institutional investor held 42,800 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.01M, down from 50,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company who had been investing in Ugi Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.58% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $50.11. About 240,661 shares traded. UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) has declined 12.69% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.24% the S&P500.

David Simon increased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com (UNH) by 1.74% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Twin Capital Management Inc bought 1,910 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.93% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Simon held 111,870 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.66 million, up from 109,960 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Twin Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $233.89B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $243.39. About 483,846 shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% 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 company was maintained on Tuesday, April 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Argus Research maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Thursday, October 19. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $230 target. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, June 27 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, June 21. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $19200 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 7. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of UNH in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, March 8.

Twin Capital Management Inc, which manages about $948.03 million and $2.04 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co Com (NYSE:BMY) by 10,867 shares to 197,480 shares, valued at $12.10M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Keycorp New Com (NYSE:KEY) by 105,310 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 125,350 shares, and cut its stake in Lyondellbasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $32.64 million activity. 22,184 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares with value of $5.08 million were sold by RENFRO LARRY C. The insider Shine Kenneth Irwin sold 202 shares worth $47,959. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold 10,000 shares worth $2.46M. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $2.38M was made by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31. Shares for $1.40 million were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Thursday, January 18. The insider Nelson Steven H sold $3.28M.

More important recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “20 Stocks Hedge Fund Managers Are Buying In Bulk” on May 23, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “Polaris, Securian join ranks of Fortune 500 companies; UnitedHealth moves into Top 5 (slideshow)”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Tracking David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

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. Colony Gp Limited Liability holds 128,323 shares. Bartlett Lc invested in 4,419 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Lc reported 2,822 shares. Bancorp Pictet And Cie (Asia) Limited has 1.02% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 10,710 shares. Tompkins Finance Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 4,595 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Com has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Mairs Inc reported 1.33% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Azimuth Capital Management Llc invested in 63,074 shares. Franklin Incorporated stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Landscape Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 1,628 shares. Chilton Limited Co owns 50,479 shares for 1.02% of their portfolio. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Lc reported 1.4% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). King Wealth Mgmt Group Lc reported 13,563 shares. Fulton Natl Bank Na owns 7,005 shares. Stevens Cap Management LP has invested 0.23% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

Analysts await UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.09 per share. UGI’s profit will be $25.97M for 83.52 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual earnings per share reported by UGI Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -91.12% negative EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. UGI Corp had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, April 29 by Janney Capital. The stock of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) earned “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital on Thursday, May 26. Citigroup maintained UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) rating on Wednesday, May 4. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $44 target. Jefferies maintained UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) rating on Wednesday, December 20. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, October 16 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, April 20. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Citigroup. Zacks upgraded UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) rating on Wednesday, August 5. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $39 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 31. Barclays Capital maintained UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) rating on Friday, November 10. Barclays Capital has “Underweight” rating and $47 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 24 investors sold UGI shares while 127 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 131.09 million shares or 0.40% less from 131.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.07% of its portfolio in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Godshalk Welsh Cap Incorporated holds 0.31% of its portfolio in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) for 6,450 shares. Old National Bankshares In stated it has 0.02% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Hbk Investments Limited Partnership holds 45,200 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 62,200 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 399 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Life Ins has 42,800 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 28,146 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 685,583 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings. Hrt Fincl Ltd Com owns 11,249 shares or 0.54% of their US portfolio. Northern Tru accumulated 1.63M shares. New Amsterdam Partners Ltd New York holds 41,491 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. Sei holds 0.01% or 79,126 shares. Proshare Advsr Llc has invested 0.07% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Vident Invest Advisory Ltd holds 0.15% or 70,849 shares.

Since February 7, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 3 sales for $6.04 million activity. $88 worth of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) shares were bought by Kelly Ann P. Shares for $2.91M were sold by Sheridan Jerry E. $1.10M worth of UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) was sold by Walsh John L.

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