Yandex N V (YNDX) Holder Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Has Upped Its Stake by $921,336 as Valuation Declined; Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Market Valuation Rose While Northeast Financial Consultants Has Lowered Holding by $377,649

June 15, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Northeast Financial Consultants Inc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group (UNH) by 31.88% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc sold 1,773 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.65% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3,789 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $810,000, down from 5,562 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $244.03B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $253.94. About 2.59M shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 37.57% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.00% the S&P500. Some Historical UNH News: 17/04/2018 – UnitedHealth Had Seen 2018 Adjusted EPS $12.30-$12.60; 17/04/2018 – UnitedHealth 1Q Cash Flows From Operations $8.4B; 13/03/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC – WITTY WILL STEP DOWN FROM UNITEDHEALTH GROUP BOARD OF DIRECTORS, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY; 16/04/2018 – GetWellNetwork Appoints Nikia Bergan as Chief Revenue Officer; 16/05/2018 – United Healthcare Steve Nelson To Keynote Second Annual Medicare Advantage Summit; 17/04/2018 – UnitedHealth 1Q Adjusted Cash Flows From Operations $3.23B; 12/04/2018 – Former UnitedHealth Group Executives Join Talkspace – Neil Leibowitz, MD, JD as Chief Medical Officer; Deb Adler as Senior VP, Network and Quality; 28/03/2018 – CNBC EXCLUSIVE: CNBC TRANSCRIPT: UNITEDHEALTH GROUP CEO DAVID WICHMANN SITS DOWN WITH CNBC’S JIM CRAMER ON “MAD MONEY” TONIGHT; 06/03/2018 – UnitedHealthcare Launches Expansion of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacy Discounts to Millions of Americans; 24/04/2018 – Adeptus Health Appoints LeAnne Zumwalt to its Board of Directors

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft increased its stake in Yandex N V (YNDX) by 5.08% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft bought 23,624 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 488,994 shares of the programming company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $19.29M, up from 465,370 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft who had been investing in Yandex N V for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.31% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $35.97. About 1.19M shares traded. Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) has risen 19.66% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.09% the S&P500. Some Historical YNDX News: 04/04/2018 – YNDX, MA, FB: #NewsSatellite Russians will be able to transfer money via instant messengers; 25/04/2018 – YANDEX 1Q ADJ. EBITDA MARGIN +29%; 25/04/2018 – Yandex Cash, Cash Equivalents and Term Deposits $1.66B as of March 31; 27/04/2018 – Sberbank and Yandex Complete Deal for Yandex.Market Joint Venture; 25/04/2018 – YANDEX SEES EBITDA LOSS FROM TAXI FLAT Y/Y DESPITE UBER MERGER; 25/04/2018 – YANDEX – CURRENTLY EXPECT CONSOLIDATED RUBLE-BASED REVENUE TO GROW IN THE RANGE OF 28% TO 32% FOR THE FULL YEAR 2018 COMPARED WITH 2017; 09/03/2018 – YANDEX YNDX.O : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $47 FROM $40; 26/05/2018 – YANDEX WOULD ONLY SELL SMALL STAKE IF IPO OF UBER JV HELD: RIA; 27/04/2018 – SBERBANK, YANDEX HEADLINES PUBLISHED IN ERROR; 25/04/2018 – YANDEX QTRLY NET INCOME PER CLASS A AND CLASS B SHARE DILUTED RUB 7.10

Among 10 analysts covering Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Yandex N.V. had 24 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, April 26. As per Friday, May 6, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, September 11. HSBC initiated Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) on Monday, July 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup upgraded Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) on Thursday, March 29 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, November 17 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 16 by Goldman Sachs. Deutsche Bank maintained Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) on Friday, July 14 with “Buy” rating.

More recent Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Yandex: Disrupting Itself” on June 12, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “The ‘Netflix of China’ — iQiyi, Inc — Is a Long Way From Becoming Disney” on June 08, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Yandex Launches Yandex.Plus Subscription Service” with publication date: May 29, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, which manages about $8.98B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (Put) by 2,208 shares to 2,074 shares, valued at $348,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) by 99,074 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 385,561 shares, and cut its stake in Ypf Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF).

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 EPS, up 23.17% or $0.57 from last year’s $2.46 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.91 billion for 20.95 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.04 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.33% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 0.96 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It has no change, 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. Cadence Bancorp Na reported 0.34% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Private Advisor Grp Limited Co has invested 0.1% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Clear Harbor Asset Management Limited Com holds 0.14% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 3,265 shares. Moreover, Seizert Cap Ptnrs Ltd Co has 0.11% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Carnegie Cap Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.11% or 5,364 shares. Mckinley Mngmt Ltd Liability Co Delaware owns 77,896 shares or 0.97% of their US portfolio. Reilly Finance Advsrs Limited Company stated it has 11,228 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. 2,000 are owned by Sphera Funds. Moreover, Aspen Invest Management Incorporated has 0.19% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Hays Advisory Ltd Liability holds 7,886 shares. Moreover, Pension Serv has 0.81% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Oak Associate Oh has invested 0.18% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Bangor Financial Bank reported 0.04% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Mckinley Carter Wealth Services has 0.94% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 13,461 shares. Private Advsr holds 33,707 shares or 2.4% of its portfolio.

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. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $230 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 30 to “Buy”. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of UNH in report on Monday, June 11 to “Hold” rating. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 19 report. The rating was downgraded by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 9 to “Neutral”. Bank of America maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of UNH in report on Friday, July 7 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 18 by Credit Suisse. Mizuho maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Friday, October 6. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $235.0 target.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $31.36 million activity. WILENSKY GAIL R also sold $1.40M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, January 18. $3.73M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by BURKE RICHARD T on Monday, May 21. RENFRO LARRY C also sold $5.08M worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares. 14,233 shares valued at $3.28M were sold by Nelson Steven H on Thursday, March 15. 10,000 shares were sold by BALLARD WILLIAM C JR, worth $2.46M on Tuesday, January 23. The insider HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38 million.

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