Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Has Cut Position in Boeing Co (BA) as Market Value Rose; Atika Capital Management Trimmed Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding by $572,700

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Atika Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 7.72% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Atika Capital Management Llc sold 2,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.99% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 27,500 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.85M, down from 29,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Atika Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $241.23 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.74% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $251.4. About 6.47M shares traded or 43.25% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 5.15% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.78% the S&P500. Some Historical UNH News: 06/03/2018 – HHS SECRETARY ALEX AZAR COMMENTS ON UNITEDHEALTH GROUP; 13/03/2018 – DAVITA – FTC SENT SECOND REQUEST AS PER HART-SCOTT-RODINO ANTITRUST IMPROVEMENTS ACT IN CONNECTION WITH FTC’S REVIEW OF CO’S PENDING DEAL WITH OPTUM; 17/04/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC – FIRST QUARTER NET EARNINGS OF $2.87 PER SHARE; 02/04/2018 – AMERICAN RENAL ASSOCIATES HOLDINGS – ON MARCH 30, UNITED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE CO AND UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST UNITS; 17/04/2018 – UnitedHealth 1Q Operating Cost Ratio 15.4%; 28/03/2018 – “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer sits down with UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann at CNBC’s Healthy Returns conference to discuss the health-care giant’s prospects; 27/03/2018 – UnitedHealthcare’s Amil Receives Award for Improving Health Care Outcomes in Brazil; 06/03/2018 – UnitedHealth Will Pass Drug Rebates Directly to Some Consumers; 07/03/2018 – U.S. HEALTH CARE SERVICES: BARCLAYS SAYS MOST POSITIVE ON MANAGED CARE SUBSECTOR DUE TO FAVORABLE OUTLOOK

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 4.83% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc sold 10,837 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 213,380 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $68.82 million, down from 224,217 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $214.12B market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $5.69 during the last trading session, reaching $378.99. About 26.70M shares traded or 320.16% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 23.74% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.37% the S&P500. Some Historical BA News: 24/05/2018 – BA: #BREAKING: US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran moments ago, this time focusing on aviation – ! $BA; 25/04/2018 – AIRSHOW-U.S. OFFICIAL SAYS SURCHARGE REDUCTION WILL MAKE U.S. GOODS AND SERVICES MORE COMPETITIVE ON WORLD MARKET; 15/05/2018 – WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION APPEALS RULING SAYS EUROPEAN UNION FAILED TO REMOVE ALL AIRBUS SUBSIDIES; 15/05/2018 – WTO FINDS SOME EU AIRBUS SUBSIDIES STILL HARM BOEING SALES; 10/04/2018 – BOEING – CO, QATAR AIRWAYS SIGNED A LETTER OF INTENT TO PURCHASE FIVE 777 FREIGHTERS, VALUED AT $1.7 BLN AT LIST PRICES; 02/05/2018 – BOEING, NASA WORKING THROUGH MFG, WELDING ISSUES W/ NEW ROCKET; 26/04/2018 – Boeing Awarded $427 Million Defense Logistics Agency Contract; 17/05/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS BOEING & BOEING CAPITAL AT ‘A’/’F1′; 09/05/2018 – Moody’s assigns Baa2 rating to Class B of United Airlines’ 2018-1 EETC; 15/05/2018 – WTO Says Boeing Hurt in Airbus Case, Paving Way for EU Sanctions

More notable recent The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Cost and timeline of a 737 Max fix? – Seeking Alpha” on March 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Boeing Bamboozling In Vietnam – Seeking Alpha” published on March 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Airbus hoping to whittle away at Boeing orders with 737 MAX grounded – Seeking Alpha” on March 14, 2019. More interesting news about The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Boeing, Cisco and Other Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses – 24/7 Wall St.” published on February 20, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Boeing Has Head Start In Order Race – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 27, 2019.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $4.25 earnings per share, up 16.76% or $0.61 from last year’s $3.64 per share. BA’s profit will be $2.40B for 22.29 P/E if the $4.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.48 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.45% negative EPS growth.

Since October 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 sales for $53.53 million activity. COLBERT THEODORE III sold 2,137 shares worth $873,712. LUTTIG J MICHAEL had sold 8,500 shares worth $3.49 million on Tuesday, February 12. 12,637 shares valued at $5.03 million were sold by McAllister Kevin G on Friday, February 8. 2,916 shares were sold by CAPOZZI HEIDI B, worth $1.20 million on Wednesday, February 13. Smith Gregory D had sold 19,500 shares worth $7.83M on Friday, February 8. $10.50 million worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was sold by KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc, which manages about $2.46 billion and $2.75 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lilly Eli & Co (NYSE:LLY) by 219,347 shares to 577,785 shares, valued at $66.86 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Paypal Holdings Inc by 473,622 shares in the quarter, for a total of 557,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 64 investors sold BA shares while 550 reduced holdings. 150 funds opened positions while 479 raised stakes. 386.86 million shares or 11.47% more from 347.06 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Highlander Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 7,475 shares. Holt Advsr Ltd Dba Holt Partners Limited Partnership holds 0.13% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 1,300 shares. Edgestream Prtnrs LP holds 0.29% or 5,106 shares. Johnson Gru has 3,579 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Mountain Pacific Advisers Id reported 1,200 shares stake. Maple Management reported 17,264 shares stake. Insight 2811 invested in 2,117 shares or 0.58% of the stock. Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Co reported 0.62% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). 10,055 were reported by Fiera Capital. Cypress Capital Ltd Co (Wy) reported 1.22% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Bluestein R H And holds 128,644 shares or 3.24% of its portfolio. Rothschild Invest Corp Il invested in 1.96% or 45,463 shares. Leisure Management holds 0.29% or 947 shares. Arvest Bank Tru Division invested in 1,668 shares. Captrust holds 0.47% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 27,204 shares.

More notable recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Financial Exchange Stock Talk: Ranjit Thomas On UnitedHealth – Seeking Alpha” on March 06, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “7 Dow Jones Stocks to Buy – Investorplace.com” published on March 06, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Buy This Blue Chip While It’s Still On Sale, Says Signal – Yahoo Finance” on March 06, 2019. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Celanese, Genuine Parts, UnitedHealth Group, Ventas, CNO Financial Group, and Multi-Color — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” published on March 06, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: American International, Invesco and UnitedHealth – Investorplace.com” with publication date: February 26, 2019.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $3.58 EPS, up 17.76% or $0.54 from last year’s $3.04 per share. UNH’s profit will be $3.44B for 17.56 P/E if the $3.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.28 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.15% EPS growth.

Since November 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $11.73 million activity. 163 shares valued at $44,796 were sold by Shine Kenneth Irwin on Friday, November 9. The insider BURKE RICHARD T sold 15,000 shares worth $3.91M. On Wednesday, November 28 WILENSKY GAIL R sold $1.65 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 5,880 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.02, from 1.12 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 60 investors sold UNH shares while 511 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 491 raised stakes. 844.66 million shares or 7.32% more from 787.07 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Creative Planning holds 0.08% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 78,644 shares. Goelzer Investment Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.47% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 14,839 shares. Marshall Wace Llp owns 50,477 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Mairs & Pwr stated it has 484,013 shares. Dana Inv Advsrs stated it has 137,413 shares or 1.74% of all its holdings. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.22% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Welch has invested 0.01% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested 1.35% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Longview Partners (Guernsey) Limited owns 3.54M shares for 4.7% of their portfolio. S R Schill And Assocs accumulated 0.81% or 4,633 shares. Utah-based Albion Finance Ut has invested 0.83% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). First Hawaiian State Bank, a Hawaii-based fund reported 28,754 shares. Advisory Services Ntwk Ltd Liability stated it has 11,697 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Dillon Assocs reported 900 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Sigma Planning holds 0.27% or 14,689 shares.

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