Richard Burke Insider Trading for 10,400 Shares of UnitedHealth Group (UNH); Laureate Education – Class A (LAUR) Shorts Raised By 4.11%

Richard Burke; that is an insider in Unitedhealth Group Inc who is the most recent to sell shares in the corporation for which he is right now a director. Richard not a long ago made a sale of 10,400 shares of the company, valued by the stock market at $2,390,616 USD, that is a price for each share of precisely $229.9. The probability of this deal staying unnoticed is nil because it’s significant, with the director now possessing 1.87 million shares —- that is 0.19% of Unitedhealth Group Inc’s market capitalization.

Laureate Education Inc – Class A (NASDAQ:LAUR) had an increase of 4.11% in short interest. LAUR’s SI was 2.79 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 4.11% from 2.68M shares previously. With 492,200 avg volume, 6 days are for Laureate Education Inc – Class A (NASDAQ:LAUR)’s short sellers to cover LAUR’s short positions. The SI to Laureate Education Inc – Class A’s float is 5.13%. The stock increased 3.02% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $13.29. About 257,292 shares traded. Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) has 0.00% since March 3, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $2.92 earnings per share, up 23.21% or $0.55 from last year’s $2.37 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.83 billion for 19.28 P/E if the $2.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.59 actual earnings per share reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.74% EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group has $280.0 highest and $124 lowest target. $215.19’s average target is -4.44% below currents $225.19 stock price. UnitedHealth Group had 79 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20500 target in Thursday, July 6 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Wednesday, August 16 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 16. Cowen & Co maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Friday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, November 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $260.0 target in Friday, January 12 report.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $225.19. About 2.61M shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $217.91 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 21.01 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.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $27.43 million activity. WILENSKY GAIL R also sold $1.40 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, January 18. $10.02 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by RENFRO LARRY C. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares were sold by ROOS THOMAS E. 20,000 shares valued at $4.79 million were sold by BURKE RICHARD T on Thursday, January 18. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $2.46M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, January 23. 198 shares valued at $48,025 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Friday, January 19. 10,000 shares valued at $2.38 million were sold by HOOPER MICHELE J on Wednesday, January 31.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold UnitedHealth Group Incorporated shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 810.94 million shares or 0.66% less from 816.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mondrian Inv Ltd reported 1.52% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj owns 10,000 shares. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 2,568 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Liability Corp reported 3.66M shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania Tru Communications reported 74,995 shares. Acadian Asset Lc reported 423,235 shares or 0.37% of all its holdings. State Bank Pictet And Cie (Asia) Ltd holds 0.25% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 2,756 shares. Investment reported 2.24% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Carret Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0.12% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Wellington Shields Mngmt Limited Liability Com holds 5,357 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 453,755 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.8% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Rainier Management Ltd Liability has 10,170 shares. Novare Capital Lc, North Carolina-based fund reported 34,013 shares. Partner Investment Mgmt L P invested 1.26% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH).

Among 10 analysts covering Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Laureate Education had 22 analyst reports since February 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 27, the company rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, September 14. The stock of Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 9. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, February 27. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, February 27. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, February 27. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, February 27 by Credit Suisse.

Laureate Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides higher education programs and services to students through universities and higher education institutions. The company has market cap of $2.49 billion. It operates through four divisions: LatAm, Europe, AMEA, and GPS. It currently has negative earnings. The LatAm segment consists of campus institutions that provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs; and offers online and hybrid courses and programs.