Stock Price of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Decreases -0.69%

Stock price performance of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 10.55% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 13.96% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 44.89% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a positive value of 24.16 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.26% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.67%.The 200 Day SMA reached 14.6%

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is having a Relative Strength Index of 54.31 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has tumbled 0.69% during the past week and has dropped 0.33% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 0.81%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has underperformed the index by 1.22% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 2, 2017, Richard T Burke (director) sold 10,000 shares at 161.68 per share price.On Dec 8, 2016, Thomas E Roos (Chief Accounting Officer) sold 2,000 shares at 157.60 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, Gail R Wilensky (director) sold 5,460 shares at 150.55 per share price.

UnitedHealth Group Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 17, 2017. The company reported $2.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $2.07. The company had revenue of $47523.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $47116.42 million. The companys revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.40 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.UnitedHealth Group Inc was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to Overweight on Jan 4, 2017. UnitedHealth Group Inc was Upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald to Buy on Dec 7, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 30, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 175 from a previous price target of $168 .UnitedHealth Group Inc was Upgraded by Mizuho on Nov 30, 2016 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $178.UnitedHealth Group Inc was Downgraded by Mizuho to Neutral on Nov 9, 2016.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $161.13 and hit $162 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $161.87, with a gain of 0.69% or 1.11 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,762,478 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $164 and the company has a market cap of $154,070 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $108.8301 .

UnitedHealth Group Inc. offers health care coverage and related services to help people achieve improved health and well-being through all stages of life. The companys products and services reflect a number of core capabilities, including medical information management, health benefit administration, care coordination, risk assessment and pricing, health benefit design and provider contracting. With these capabilities, it is able to provide comprehensive health care management services through organized health systems and insurance products.

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